meaning of cargo agent

cargo agent meaning in Law Dictionary

Seeks cargo for a vessel and is paid a commission as their remuneration. He represents shippers and exporters of cargo, usually bulk, such as for example petroleum, grains, bauxite/alumina, lumber, fertilizer, gypsum, edible essential oils, caustic soft drink, sulphur, iron-ore, coal, etc.

cargo agent meaning in Business Dictionary

someone who accounts for all of the logistical components of transporting materials or parcels, including scheduling, packaging, routing, paperwork, tracking, traditions approval, conformity, client communications, and negotiating with respect to clients for top level terms and pricing.