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Freight forwarders (Nbcc)

Definition
Individuals that hold themselves out to the general public to provide transportation for compensation; assemble and consolidate shipments and use other carriers for any part of the transportation. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Freight transportation support businesses (Nbc)
Narrower Terms
Air freight forwarders (Nbcca)
Ocean freight forwarders (Nbccd)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Freight consolidators (Nbcd)
Freight brokers (Nbce)
Ship agencies (Nbcs)
Ship brokers (Nbct)