Who pays for the freight the consignee or the consignor?
The consignee is the importer of record for your shipment. They are also responsible for paying duties and any additional freight charges. The consignee is usually one of the following: You, AKA the buyer of the goods from overseas AKA the person who placed the booking.
Who pays 3rd party freight?
In the case of third-party freight, this means freight payment is neither the responsibility of the shipper or receiver, but falls to the responsibility of a third party, generally a logistics company. The involved logistics company is the one responsible in this case for all LTL and additional charges.
Who is responsible for lost freight the shipper or receiver?
The receiver, also often noted as the consignee, is responsible for documenting any loss or damages that might result from the carriage and delivery of freight.