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Incoterms

The Incoterms® rules are an intentionally recognized standard and are used worldwide in international and domestic contracts for the sale of goods. First published in 1936, Incoterms® rules provide internationally accepted definitions and rules of interpretation for most common commercial terms.

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INCOTERMS® 2010 Quick Referance Chart

Rules for any mode or modes of transport Rules for sea and inland waterway transport
EXW FCA CPT CIP DAT DAP DDP FAS FOB CFR CIF
Ex Works Free Carrier Carriage Paid To Carriage & Insurance Paid To Delivered at Terminal Delivered at Place Delivered Duty Paid Free Alongside Ship Free on Board Cost & Freight Cost, Insurance & Freight
SERVICES Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays
Export Packing Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Marking & Labeling Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Block and Brace 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Export Clearance (License, EEI/AES) Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Freight Forwarder Documentation Fees Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer Seller Seller
Inland Freight to Main Carrier Buyer 2 Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Origin Terminal Charges Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Seller Seller Seller
Vessel Loading Charges Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Seller Seller Seller
Ocean Freight / Air Freight Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer Seller Seller
Nominate Export Forwarder Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer Seller Seller
Marine Insurance 3 3 3 Seller 3 3 3 3 3 3 Seller
Unload Main Carrier Charges Buyer Buyer 4 4 Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer 4 4
Destination Terminal Charges Buyer Buyer 4 4 4 Seller Seller Buyer Buyer 4 4
Nominate On-Carrier Buyer Buyer 5 5 5 5 Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Security Information Requirements Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Customs Broker Clearance Fees Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Duty, Customs Fees, Taxes Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Delivery to Buyer Destination Buyer Buyer 5 5 5 5 Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Delivering Carrier Unloading Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer

Container Dimensions

EQUIPMENT INTERIOR DIMENSIONS DOOR OPENING ESTIMATED TARE CUBIC CAPACITY MAXIMUM PAYLOAD
DRY
20’ Standard L: 5.90 m (19’4”) W: 2.35 m (7’9”)     H: 2.39 m (7”10”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.28 m (7’6”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.28 m (7’6”) 33 m³
1170 ft³
22,100 kg
48,721 lbs
40’ Standard L: 12.02 m (39’5”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.36 m (7’8”) W: 2.33 m (7’7”) H: 2.27 m (7’5”) 3,830 kg
8,450 lbs
67 m³
2390 ft³
26,650 kg
58,630 lbs
40’ High Cube L: 12.03 m (39’6”) W: 2.35 m (7’8”) H: 2.69 m (8’10”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.58 m (8’6”) 3,980 kg
8,755 lbs
76 m³
2714 ft³
26,500 kg
58,425 lbs
45’ High Cube L: 13.54 m (44’5”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.68 m (8’9”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.58 m (8’6”) 4,800 kg
10,580 lbs
86 m³
3040 ft³
28,570 kg
62,990 lbs
OPEN  TOP
20’ Open Top L: 5.90 m (19’4”) W: 2.24 m (7’4”) H: 2.31 m (7”7”) W: 2.33 m (7’7”) H: 2.22 m (7’3”) 2,440 kg
5,380 lbs
32 m³
1133 ft³
21,826 kg
48,417 lbs
40’ Open Top L: 12.02 m (39’5”) W: 2.35 m (7’8”) H: 2.31 m (7”7”) W: 2.33 m (7’7”) H: 2.23 m (7’3”) 4,300 kg
9,760 lbs
65.5 m³
2306 ft³
26,580 kg
58,602 lbs
FLAT  RACK
20’ Flat Rack L: 5.72 m (18’9”) W: 2.24 m (7’4”) H: 2.17 m (7’2”) 2,950 kg
6,500 lbs
27.9 m³
986 ft³
26,650 kg
60,690 lbs
40’ Flat Rack L: 12.02 m (39’5”) W: 2.24 m (7’4”) H: 2.03 m (6’8”) 5,260 kg
11,596 lbs
54.8 m³
1936 ft³
25,220 kg
55,600 lbs
REEFER
20’ Standard L: 5.45 m (17’11”) W: 2.29 m (7’6”) H: 2.29 m (7’6”) W: 2.27 m (7’5”) H: 2.22 m (7’3”) 2,950 kg
6,503 lbs
27.3 m³
967 ft³
21,050 kg
46,407 lbs
40’ High Cube L: 11.56 m (37’11) W: 2.29 m (7’6”) H: 2.44 m (8’0”) W: 2.29 m (7’6”) H: 2.55 m (8’4”) 4,430 kg
9,767 lbs
64.8 m³
2289 ft³
26,060 kg
57,450 lbs
+ INCOTERMS® 2010 Quick Referance Chart

INCOTERMS® 2010 Quick Referance Chart

Rules for any mode or modes of transport Rules for sea and inland waterway transport
EXW FCA CPT CIP DAT DAP DDP FAS FOB CFR CIF
Ex Works Free Carrier Carriage Paid To Carriage & Insurance Paid To Delivered at Terminal Delivered at Place Delivered Duty Paid Free Alongside Ship Free on Board Cost & Freight Cost, Insurance & Freight
SERVICES Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays Who Pays
Export Packing Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Marking & Labeling Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Block and Brace 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Export Clearance (License, EEI/AES) Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Freight Forwarder Documentation Fees Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer Seller Seller
Inland Freight to Main Carrier Buyer 2 Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller
Origin Terminal Charges Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Seller Seller Seller
Vessel Loading Charges Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Seller Seller Seller
Ocean Freight / Air Freight Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer Seller Seller
Nominate Export Forwarder Buyer Buyer Seller Seller Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer Seller Seller
Marine Insurance 3 3 3 Seller 3 3 3 3 3 3 Seller
Unload Main Carrier Charges Buyer Buyer 4 4 Seller Seller Seller Buyer Buyer 4 4
Destination Terminal Charges Buyer Buyer 4 4 4 Seller Seller Buyer Buyer 4 4
Nominate On-Carrier Buyer Buyer 5 5 5 5 Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Security Information Requirements Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Customs Broker Clearance Fees Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Duty, Customs Fees, Taxes Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Delivery to Buyer Destination Buyer Buyer 5 5 5 5 Seller Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
Delivering Carrier Unloading Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer Buyer
+ Container Dimensions

Container Dimensions

EQUIPMENT INTERIOR DIMENSIONS DOOR OPENING ESTIMATED TARE CUBIC CAPACITY MAXIMUM PAYLOAD
DRY
20’ Standard L: 5.90 m (19’4”) W: 2.35 m (7’9”)     H: 2.39 m (7”10”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.28 m (7’6”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.28 m (7’6”) 33 m³
1170 ft³
22,100 kg
48,721 lbs
40’ Standard L: 12.02 m (39’5”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.36 m (7’8”) W: 2.33 m (7’7”) H: 2.27 m (7’5”) 3,830 kg
8,450 lbs
67 m³
2390 ft³
26,650 kg
58,630 lbs
40’ High Cube L: 12.03 m (39’6”) W: 2.35 m (7’8”) H: 2.69 m (8’10”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.58 m (8’6”) 3,980 kg
8,755 lbs
76 m³
2714 ft³
26,500 kg
58,425 lbs
45’ High Cube L: 13.54 m (44’5”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.68 m (8’9”) W: 2.34 m (7’8”) H: 2.58 m (8’6”) 4,800 kg
10,580 lbs
86 m³
3040 ft³
28,570 kg
62,990 lbs
OPEN  TOP
20’ Open Top L: 5.90 m (19’4”) W: 2.24 m (7’4”) H: 2.31 m (7”7”) W: 2.33 m (7’7”) H: 2.22 m (7’3”) 2,440 kg
5,380 lbs
32 m³
1133 ft³
21,826 kg
48,417 lbs
40’ Open Top L: 12.02 m (39’5”) W: 2.35 m (7’8”) H: 2.31 m (7”7”) W: 2.33 m (7’7”) H: 2.23 m (7’3”) 4,300 kg
9,760 lbs
65.5 m³
2306 ft³
26,580 kg
58,602 lbs
FLAT  RACK
20’ Flat Rack L: 5.72 m (18’9”) W: 2.24 m (7’4”) H: 2.17 m (7’2”) 2,950 kg
6,500 lbs
27.9 m³
986 ft³
26,650 kg
60,690 lbs
40’ Flat Rack L: 12.02 m (39’5”) W: 2.24 m (7’4”) H: 2.03 m (6’8”) 5,260 kg
11,596 lbs
54.8 m³
1936 ft³
25,220 kg
55,600 lbs
REEFER
20’ Standard L: 5.45 m (17’11”) W: 2.29 m (7’6”) H: 2.29 m (7’6”) W: 2.27 m (7’5”) H: 2.22 m (7’3”) 2,950 kg
6,503 lbs
27.3 m³
967 ft³
21,050 kg
46,407 lbs
40’ High Cube L: 11.56 m (37’11) W: 2.29 m (7’6”) H: 2.44 m (8’0”) W: 2.29 m (7’6”) H: 2.55 m (8’4”) 4,430 kg
9,767 lbs
64.8 m³
2289 ft³
26,060 kg
57,450 lbs

NOTES

  • Please note there may be slight size variations for some containers and Carriers, as well as limitations regarding acceptance in certain locations.
  • Please note it is imperative that the shipper check the maximum payload listed on each specific container prior to loading.
  • Out of gauge flat rack and open top equipment is subject to Carrier acceptance.

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