The person to whom goods or other things are consigned; a factor; -- correlative to consignor.
Party receiving the shipment known as the "Receiver".
The party listed on a bill of lading to whom the cargo is to be delivered.
The party shown on the bill of lading or air waybill to whom the shipment is consigned. Need not always be the buyer, and in some countries will be the buyer's bank. See also Bill of Lading - Order B/L and Notify Party.