A consignor is the owner of goods that are sent to a consignee to be sold to a third party or buyer. The entity sending the goods is known as the consignor. A consignor might be a factory, distribution facility or dropship
origin point. When exporting, the exporter of the record usually is the consignor.
The consignor retains ownership of goods until they are sold to the end customer. The consignor is also usually in charge of determining the selling price of the goods. They may also have the option to negotiate a higher price in some situations1