b. V.

English translation: known shipper/consignor

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German term or phrase:bekannter Versender (b. V.)
English translation:known shipper/consignor
Entered by: Steffen Walter

07:32 Jun 13, 2013
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Aerospace / Aviation / Space
German term or phrase: b. V.
Sorry that I have had to put this in the "other" field, but I'm working with no context. Does anyone happen to know what the b.V. below stands for?

Luftsicherungsbeauftragter b. V.
Stellvertretung im Luftfrachtsicherheitswesen b. V.

These are just bullet points in a PPT presentation, so any ideas before I have to ask the customer are very welcome. Thank you.
TransHorn
Germany
Local time: 08:59
known shipper
Explanation:
... might be an English alternative if my assumption ("bekannter Versender") is correct.

See also http://www.dhl.de/en/logistik/frachttransport/luftfracht/car...

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Note added at 1 day24 mins (2013-06-14 07:57:30 GMT)
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Alison's comment includes "known consignor" as an EU alternative to "known shipper".
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Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 08:59
Grading comment
Thanks again for the help, Steffen!
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bekannter Versender
known shipper


Explanation:
... might be an English alternative if my assumption ("bekannter Versender") is correct.

See also http://www.dhl.de/en/logistik/frachttransport/luftfracht/car...

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Note added at 1 day24 mins (2013-06-14 07:57:30 GMT)
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Alison's comment includes "known consignor" as an EU alternative to "known shipper".


    Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Known_Shipper_Program
Steffen Walter
Germany
Local time: 08:59
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in category: 36
Grading comment
Thanks again for the help, Steffen!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Alison MacG: or known consignor (EU term?) http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ /http:/www.dft.go... http://www.bazl.admin.ch/experten/ausbildung_lizenzen/03160/...
2 hrs
  -> Yes, that'd be a very valid alternative - thanks for the convincing source.

agree  Thayenga: With Alison. :)
1 day 8 mins
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