An expediter is a third party logistics company that facilitates the transportation of products and goods between suppliers and warehouses, and between warehouses and customers.
An expediter may be a type of freight forwarder or a custom broker.
In transportation and logistics, an expediter is a specialized company that has a network of warehouses and facilities.
An expedited carrier or freight forwarder who does not have warehouses or facilities of their own may rely on an expedited provider, such as DHL Express or FedEx, to warehouse and forward their shipments.
A company may hire an expediter to facilitate the movement of their freight or inventory.