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Shipper/shipper/consignee. Owner or agent of the goods being transported.

A shipper is the consignor company that does the loading. As agreed by the parties, the company that sends by sea, land, air, or train also prepares the export documents and shares the necessary information with the shipping company to schedule the bill of lading. The shipper is the party responsible for the shipment. If the importer organizes the transportation by the incoterms agreed by the parties, the consignee undertakes the freight cost and the risks arising from the transportation. In every case, the shipper is the seller company that does the loading process.