DAP - Delivered At Place - What is the meaning of shipping term DAP, Delivered at place? With the DAP Incoterm, the seller delivers the goods to the agreed place of destination. The seller assumes all of the risk and cost until the goods are ready to be unloaded at the named place at destination.
In other words, the seller holds the majority of the responsibility including packaging, documentation, export approval, loading charges, and the final delivery.
Did you know? Using the DAP Incoterm, the buyer is only responsible for costs to import the cargo and unload the shipment once it arrives at the requested destination.
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? If you need shipment support, please reach out to the team!
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