contract carrier

/'kɒntrækt ˌkæriə/ noun
a carrier or transportation company which has special contracts with businesses
a contract carrier which ships coffee beans from Brazil to coffee wholesalers in Britain

Marketing dictionary in english. 2015.

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  • contract carrier — ➔ carrier * * * contract carrier UK US noun [C] TRANSPORT ► a company that is paid to transport goods or passengers for other companies or organizations, and does not provide services to the general public: »The airline said it is pushing… …   Financial and business terms

  • contract carrier — n: a transport line that carries persons or property under contract to one or a limited number of shippers compare common carrier Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • contract carrier — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : a transport line that carries persons or property under contract to one or a limited number of shippers compare common carrier * * * contract carrier, a person or company whose business is conveying goods or people under… …   Useful english dictionary

  • contract carrier — A private carrier; a carrier which does not undertake to carry for all persons indiscriminately but transport only for those with whom they see fit to contract. 13 Am J2d Car § 8. See contract hauler; private carrier …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • contract carrier — A carrier which furnishes transportation service to meet the special needs of shippers who cannot be adequately served by common carriers. Samardick of Grand Island Hastings, Inc. v. B. D. C. Corp., 183 Neb. 229, 159 N.W.2d 310, 315. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • contract carrier — A shipping company which is transporting goods because of a contract with another shipping company …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • contract carrier by motor vehicle — A private carrier by motor vehicle; a carrier which does not carry for all persons indiscriminately but only under individual contracts with the various customers whom it chooses to serve. Interstate Commerce Com. v A. W. Stickle & Co. (DC Okla)… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • carrier — car‧ri‧er [ˈkæriə ǁ ər] noun [countable] TRANSPORT ORGANIZATIONS a person or company whose job is to transport goods from one place to another: • national carriers like Pickfords, with their own warehouses and regular clientele • the American… …   Financial and business terms

  • contract — con·tract 1 / kän ˌtrakt/ n [Latin contractus from contrahere to draw together, enter into (a relationship or agreement), from com with, together + trahere to draw] 1: an agreement between two or more parties that creates in each party a duty to… …   Law dictionary

  • carrier — Individual or organization engaged in transporting passengers or goods for hire. Carrier means any person engaged in the transportation of passengers or property by land, as a common, contract, or private carrier, or freight forwarder as those… …   Black's law dictionary

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