Incoterms Rules: CPT Carriage Paid To

CPT - Carriage Paid To - Incoterms®

Incoterm CPT Carriage Paid To - What is the meaning of CPT? The seller is responsible for the transportation and costs to the named place at the destination. The risk is transfered to the buyer once the cargo is delivered to the first carrier.Infographic for CPT Incoterm

Using the shipping term Carriage Paid To (CPT), the seller has an obligation to take responsibility for both the transportation and costs to the named place at destination. Check also if THC (Terminal Handling Charges) are included or not in your quote. 

Did you know? When using multiple carriers, risks and costs transfer to the buyer upon delivery to the first carrier.

With all incoterms it is important to understand the obligations of both the buyer and seller. There are eleven incoterms covering international shipments, are you aware of all the different options?

Crane Worldwide Logistics has prepared a comprehensive overview of all you need to know about Incoterms® 2020 shipping rules as well as free incoterms training video here 

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FREE DOWNLOAD: You can download our free Incoterms chart which provides simple explanations of all eleven incoterms here

More detail on Incoterms: 

Click below for more information on shipping terms:

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)

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