Definitions for shippingˈʃɪp ɪŋ
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transportation, shipping, transport(noun)
the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
shipping, cargo ships, merchant marine, merchant vessels(noun)
conveyance provided by the ships belonging to one country or industry
The transportation of goods.
The body of ships belonging to one nation, port or industry.
Passage or transport on a ship.
The cost of sending an item or package via postal services.
relating to ships, their ownership, transfer, or employment; as, shiping concerns
relating to, or concerned in, the forwarding of goods; as, a shipping clerk
the act of one who, or of that which, ships; as, the shipping of flour to Liverpool
the collective body of ships in one place, or belonging to one port, country, etc.; vessels, generally; tonnage
Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. The term shipping originally referred to transport by sea, but is extended in American English to refer to transport by land or air as well. "Logistics", a term borrowed from the military environment, is also fashionably used in the same sense.
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