consignor

  

Definition

Person or firm (usually the seller) who delivers a consignment to a carrier for transporting it to a consignee (usually the buyer) named in the transportation documents. Ownership (title) of the goods remains with the consignor until the consignee pays for them in full. Also spelled as consigner.

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  • You should always make sure that you have full trust in a consignor before you get into any business deals with them.

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  • I was called the consignor of the day and that meant I would have to take the item to the person who was buying it.

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  • The consignor took possession and responsibility of the package at 11:17 AM yesterday therefore it became their job to deliver it.

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