This section provides additional information that may be useful if you work in the field of foreign economic activities.
In the Incoterms section you can read about commercial terms widely used in international commercial transactions.
Learn more about the types of containers, its size and characteristics, you can check in the Intermodal container section. In section Heat insulation inside of containers you will read about ways how to preserve the quality of cargoes, which are sensitive to ambient temperature.
Packing and marking section tells you how important compliance of the marking on the package and on the goods with information in all shipping documents, as well as the functions of the packing.
If you are thinking about what mode of transport to choose to receive goods from your suppliers, as well as its advantages and disadvantages, you can read How to choose the right mode of transport for your goods section.
If you are confused about the logistic vocabulary, you will find answers to all your questions in Terms and Terminology section.
THE MOST POPULAR TERMS OF DELIVERY — EXW AND FOB
EXW — Ex Works (named place of delivery) means that a seller’s only responsibility is to make the goods available at his premises (works or factory). The buyer bears the full cost and risk involved in bringing the goods from there to the desired destination.
FOB — Free on Board (named port of shipment) means that the goods are placed on board the ship by the seller at a port of shipment named in the sales contract. The seller must clear the goods for export. The risk of loss of or damage to the goods is transferred from the seller to the buyer when the goods pass the ship’s rail.