ICC OFFICIAL RULES FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF TRADE TERMS
CFR/C&F - Cost and Freight (named port of destination)
The meaning of it is that the delivery is completed for the supplier when the product is on board the ship hired by the supplier to a port of destination. CFR is intended only for transporting goods by sea or inland waterway. Supplier pays export duty, packaging the goods and transportation of the cargo to the port, loads the goods on board, hires and pays the ship and provides the relevant documentation. Recipient unloads the vessel, delivers the goods to the destination, insures the goods, pays import duty, relevant certificates, licenses, etc. CFR is designed to transport goods in bulk or in containers, and also for transportation of heavy equipment.
Who covers the logistics charges?
Distribution of costs according to the Incoterm negotiated in the contract. Classification according to the increased level of obligations for the seller