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Chapter 10, Problem 4Q
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Explain the difference between the terms FOB destination and FOB shipping point.

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Concept introduction:

FOB shipping point:

FOB shipping point stands for Free On Board shipping point. It is a term for selling the merchandise, under which the delivery of goods is completed when the goods are shipped from the seller’s place. The goods in transit belong to the buyer and buyer bears the cost of transportation after the shipping point. In case of FOB shipping point, the goods in transit should be included in the buyer’s inventory.

FOB destination:

FOB destination stands for Free On Board destination. It is a term for selling the merchandise, under which the delivery of goods is completed when the goods are reached at buyer’s destination. The goods in transit belong to the seller and seller bears the cost of transportation till the buyer’s destination. In case of FOB destination, the goods in transit should be included in the seller inventory.

To indicate:

difference between FOB Shipping Point and FOB destination.

Explanation of Solution

FOB shipping point stands for Free On Board shipping point. It is a term for selling the merchandise, under which the delivery of goods is completed when the goods are shipped from the seller’s place. The goods in transit belong to the buyer and buyer bears the cost of transportation after the shipping point. In case of FOB shipping point, the goods in transit should be included in the buyer’s inventory.

FOB destination stands for Free On Board destination...

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