Definition of Shipping. Meaning of Shipping. Synonyms of Shipping

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Definition of Shipping

Shipping
Ship Ship, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Shipping.] 1. To put on board of a ship, or vessel of any kind, for transportation; to send by water. The timber was . . . shipped in the bay of Attalia, from whence it was by sea transported to Pelusium. --Knolles. 2. By extension, in commercial usage, to commit to any conveyance for transportation to a distance; as, to ship freight by railroad. 3. Hence, to send away; to get rid of. [Colloq.] 4. To engage or secure for service on board of a ship; as, to ship seamen. 5. To receive on board ship; as, to ship a sea. 6. To put in its place; as, to ship the tiller or rudder.
Shipping
Shipping Ship"ping, a. 1. Relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns. 2. Relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk.

Meaning of Shipping from wikipedia

- of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. The term shipping originally referred to transport by sea but in American English, it has...
- Drop shipping is a supply chain management method in which the retailer does not keep goods in stock but instead transfers its customer's orders and shipment...
- in modern domestic shipping within the United States to describe the point at which a seller is no longer responsible for shipping cost. Ownership of...
- Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. (MSC) is a Swiss-Italian international shipping line. The company operates in all major ports of the world. It is...
- An intermodal container is a large standardized shipping container, designed and built for intermodal freight transport, meaning these containers can be...
- Shipping is the transportation of cargo. Shipping may also refer to: Shipping line, a business that operates ships that it may or may not own Shipping...
- Shipping, initially derived from the word relationship, is the desire by fans for two or more people, either real-life people or fictional characters (in...
- intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers). The containers have standardized dimensions...
- This is a list of the world's top 30 container shipping companies ranked in order of the twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) capacity of their fleet according...
- Chartering is an activity within the shipping industry whereby a shipowner hires out the use of their vessel to a charterer. The contract between the parties...
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