DAP – Delivery at ... (Place of Destination)

Characteristics

In DAP, Delivery at Place, the sellers is responsible for moving the goods from origin until their delivery at the disposal place agreed with the buyer ready for unloading at destination. It is recommended to agree in the point of destination as clear as possible. The seller bears the risk until delivery of goods to the named place and should get a contract of carriage that matches the contract of sell until the agreed delivery point. If there is an extra fee for unloading the goods, the seller cannot charge it to the buyer. This term can be used for any mode of transportation.



Incoterms 2010 DAP

Explained

DAP, deliver from seller ends unloaded at destination place agreed, it can be used for any mode of transportation. Seller pays for export customs, buyer pays for import customs clearance, duties and taxes. Contrary to DAT, goods are delivered unloaded from transport vehicle.

This term minimizes the risk of seller to deliver goods to the first port of entry, unloaded. It is important for seller and buyer to agree on the place of delivery.

Incoterms 2010 DAP - delivery

Examples

DAP Patagonia Clothing warehouse, 222 Central Ave, Ventura, CA, USA

Seller and Buyer obligations

THE SELLER'S OBLIGATIONS
THE BUYER'S OBLIGATIONS
1. Provision of goods The seller must deliver the goods, provide commercial invoice or an equivalent electronic document, provide evidence of conformity or proof of delivery 1. Payment The buyer must pay the price of goods as agreed in the contract of sale
2. Licences, authorisations and formalities The seller must provide export licenses or local authorizations for exporting goods 2. Licences, authorisations and formalities The buyer must get any export license and import permit for the export of goods
3. Contracts of carriage and insurance Contract of carriage at sellers expense in the usual route to the agreed point of delivery 3. Contracts of carriage and insurance Contract of carriage without obligationContract of insurance without obligation
4. Delivery The seller must deliver the goods not unloaded at the agreed point and time 4. Taking delivery Take delivery of the goods at the agreed place of destination
5. Transfer of risks The seller is responsible until goods are available as agreed 5. Transfer of risks The buyer must bear all risks of loss of or damage from the time the goods have been made available in the agreed place of delivery
6. Costs The seller must pay:All cost of main carriage, loading at place of origin, export clearance at origin 6. Costs The buyer pays forAll cost relating since goods are available, import customs duties and taxes, unloading at place of destination
7. Notice to the buyer The seller must notify the buyer that goods have been delivered 7. Notice to the seller The buyer must provide time of shipment and port of destination
8. Proof of delivery, transport document or equivalent electronic message At his own expense, a document that allows the buyer to pick up the goods 8. Proof of delivery, transport document or equivalent electronic message At his own expense, a document that allows the buyer to pick up the goods
9. Checking - packaging – marking The seller must bear the cost of checking, quality control, measuring, weighing, counting, packing of goods and marking. If special package is required, the buyer must inform and the seller and agreed on extra expenses 9. Inspection Unless it’s a mandatory at origin, pay any pre-shipment inspection
10. Other Assist obtaining additional information required by the seller 10. Other Assist obtaining additional information required by the seller