DPU – Delivery at Place Unloaded (Place of Destination) - Incoterms 2020

Explained

In DPU, Delivery at Place, the seller is responsible for moving the goods from origin until their delivery at the disposal place agreed unloaded at destination. 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 sale until the agreed delivery point. This term can be used for any mode of transportation. The seller must be confident to arrange the unloading of goods at the named place.

Incoterms 2020 DPU

Doing Business

This is a new term for Incoterms 2020, the seller is responsible for unloading the goods at the destination. While this can happen in any mode of transportation, unloading the goods can happen at port terminals, warehouse or transshipment point.

Incoterms 2020 DPU Delivery

Examples

Ocean Cargo:

DAT Singapore Port, Pier 10, Singapore - Incoterms® 2020

Air Cargo:

DAT Swissport terminal, Frankfurt, Germany - Incoterms® 2020

Seller and Buyer obligations

THE SELLER’S OBLIGATIONS THE BUYER’S OBLIGATIONS
1. General
The seller must deliver the goods, commercial invoice, and any evidence of conformity.
1. General
The buyer must pay the price of goods as agreed.
2. Delivery
Deliver the goods at the disposal of the buyer, unloaded. On the agreed date or period.
2. Taking Delivery
The buyer takes the goods at the destination point.
3. Risks
All risk of loss/damage until goods have been delivered.
3. Risks
All risk of loss/damage from the time or end of the period agreed for delivery. If the buyer fails to clear import customs or notify time/period, the risk is under the buyer.
4. Carriage
Contract carriage of goods until the place of destination.
4. Carriage
No obligation to contract a carrier.
5. Insurance
No obligation.
5. Insurance
No obligation to insure the goods.
6. Delivery/transport document
Provide documents that allow the buyer to take over the goods.
6. Delivery/transport document
Accepts the proof of delivery
7. Export/Import clearance
All export clearance expenses (license, security, inspection, etc). Assist with import clearance
7. Export/Import clearance
Assist with export clearance. Pay for import clearance and formalities (licenses, security, official documentation).
8. Checking
The seller must check, count, weight, mark, and package goods
8. Checking
No obligation.
9. Allocation of cost
Pay all the cost until delivery. Transport and loading. Unloading charges. Transit costs. Cost of delivery/transport document. Duties and taxes for export. All costs related to providing assistance in obtaining documents to the buyer.
9. Allocation of cost
Pay from the time goods delivered. All costs for assistance. Pay duties and taxes for imports. Any additional cost if does not notify the shipment date or period.
10. Notices
Give the notice to receive the goods.
10. Notices
Time or period for receiving the goods and name the point of receiving the goods.