Free on Board (FOB – U.S. Domestic Use)

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Shipped under a rate that includes costs of delivery to and the loading onto a carrier at a specified point.

– FOB Freight Allowed: The same as FOB named inland carrier, except the buyer pays the transportation charge and the seller reduces the invoice by a like amount.

– FOB Freight Prepaid: The same as FOB named inland carrier, except the seller pays the freight charges of the inland carrier.

– FOB Named Point of Exportation: Seller is responsible for the cost of placing the goods at a named point of exportation. Some European buyers use this form when they actually mean FOB vessel.

– FOB Vessel: Seller is responsible for goods and preparation of export documentation until actually placed aboard the vessel.

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