What is a Consignor?
A consignor is a person or a company that is responsible for initiating and organising a shipment. A consignor could be a seller or an exporter (who ships goods from one country to the other).
Depending on the seller, the process of shipment and the number of parties to the movement of goods vary. When goods are ordered, the buyer’s information is sent to the consignor. On receiving the order, the consignor chooses a carrier who then uses its carrier assets to move the goods from the point of origin to the recipient or to the place of destination.