Incoterms® - Guide to shipping terms

Using the CIP Incoterm, the seller is responsible for the cost of carriage as well as all-risk insurance coverage.

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DAP Incoterm: The buyer is only responsible for costs to import the cargo and unload the shipment once it arrives at the requested destination.

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The incoterm DPU was formally known as DAT for “Delivered at Terminal”

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Using the Incoterm DDP Delivery Duty Paid rule, the seller assumes all costs.

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FAS - The use of this Incoterms rule is restricted to goods transported by sea or inland waterway.

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The risk and costs are transfered to the buyer as soon as the goods have been loaded onboard the vessel.

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CFR - Cost and Freight Incoterm is one of the most commonly used Incoterm after FOB

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CIF Incoterms: The seller covers the cost of insurance AND freight to the named port of destination or place.

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Using the Ex-works (EXW) Incoterm, the seller has minimal responsibility. The goods must be made available and packed suitably and be available at a specified location.

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Using the shipping term Free Carrier (FCA), the seller must take responsibility for the export clearance and delivery to the named place.

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Understand your shipping terms, the Incoterms chart provides a guide to all 11 Incoterms.


EXW (Ex Works) 

FCA (Free Carrier) 

CPT (Carriage Paid To) 

CIP (Carriage and Insurance Paid To) 

DAP (Delivered at Place) 

DPU (Delivered at Place Unloaded) 

DDP (Delivered Duty Paid)

FAS (Free Alongside Ship)

FOB (Free On Board)

CFR (Cost And Freight)

CIF (Cost, Insurance And Freight)

Full Incoterms 2020 Overview

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"As a result of this chaotic and broken supply chain, we are definitely seeing a trend where buyers are requesting F terms more than C or D terms from the overseas seller. This change in supply chain management is allowing the buyer to control his/her own logistics destiny and manage this difficult market utilizing 3PL’S as their supply chain consultants in order to navigate this challenging period." Christopher Palmer, Director of Projects.

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