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 for Shipper
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shipper \Ship"per\, n. [See Ship, n., and cf. Skipper.]
     One who sends goods from one place to another not in the same
     city or town, esp. one who sends goods by water.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who ships goods
      2: a company in the business of shipping freight

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "shipper":
     Aquarius, Ganymede, Hebe, bearer, bheesty, busboy, caddie,
     cargo handler, carrier, carrier pigeon, carter, common carrier,
     conveyer, coolie, cupbearer, drayman, express, expressman,
     freighter, gun bearer, hauler, homing pigeon, letter carrier,
     litter-bearer, porter, redcap, shield-bearer, skycap, stevedore,
     stretcher-bearer, the Water Bearer, transporter, truck driver,
     trucker, wagoner, water boy, water carrier

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  SHIPPER. One who ships or puts goods on board of a vessel, to be carried to 
  another place during her voyage. In general, the shipper is bound to pay for 
  the hire of the vessel, or the freight of the goods. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1030. 

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