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Business and Industry Services
From Canada
To Netherlands
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Jul 19, 2019
Who is a consignee?

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Jason C.
Jul 19, 2019
Essentially, in export transactions, the consignee represents the intended receiver of a cargo shipment. The named person or legal entity having the right to claim the merchandise from the carrier at destination, and is generally recognized as the legal owner for customs purposes. In international representation or distributorship relations, the consignee is the holder and re-seller of merchandise who receives payment in the form of commission or a discount as and when sales are made but does not have to purchase the goods in advance.
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