At some stage of shipping, many buyers and sellers have gone through this question.. There has been cargo damage – who should be held responsible.. Who was supposed to check what..??
Category Archives: Incoterms
Shipping your cargo without insurance.. Hmmmmm, not a very smart idea.. Several pitfalls await those who attempt this.. Here’s a question from a reader based on their historical experience.. All comments welcome on this situation..
A discussion about the rights of the shipper under CIF Incoterms..
Watch Emily O’Connor, Executive-Secretary of the Incoterms Working Group explain the ins and outs of the Incoterms® 2010 Rules and their use for business..
Incorrect cargo in container – who is responsible..?? This is the gist of the question below from Bukky.. Container arrived,sealed Cleared customs in Houston, TX. Pick up the same for delivery by a trucking company to the buyer warehouse. Container unsealed, inside the container was bags full of cement/unknown stuffs instead of cooking oil. Who […]
This is the Story of a CIF contract and a Letter of Indemnity..
Seller is delivering CIF to Chinese port. The contract has an LOI provision if the original bill of lading should be lost..
The buyer’s bank refuses to make payment without original BOL and will not accept LOI..
What happens next..??
Intermodal vs Multimodal – These two terms are often used loosely and interchangeably, but the question is what is the difference..
Here, we will discuss what they mean and what they represent in day to day shipping and freight environment..
Are Incoterms® EXW rules suitable for international trade..??
Trudi asked below question about CIF Terms and who is responsible to off-load cargo from the ship – seller or buyer..?? I have a CIF shipment to Dar es Salaam. The port cranes in Dar es Salaam can not handle the tonnage of the item we are sending. Who is responsible to hire and pay a […]
In a shipment on EXW terms – Who should pay for securing the cargo in the container..?? This is a question posed by a reader as below.. Here is my question : – cargo (wine in cartons, on pallets) will be exported from France to the USA – the term of sale is EXW – […]