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English definition of “carriage forward”

carriage forward

adjective, adverb
 
 
( written abbreviation carr. fwd.) UK
TRANSPORT used to show that the cost of shipping goods will be payed by the buyer: Where it is agreed that goods are to be despatched carriage forward, they will be consigned by the cheapest route.
(Definition of carriage forward from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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