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Global Logistic Solutions

In the spirit of our global manufacturing presence an equally strong and reliable logistics solution is available to meet your unique needs. No matter if your product is being shipped from Mainland China, Mexico, Canada, or domestically we provide complete cost and time effective solutions that promise to get product to your door safely and efficiently. 

For our valued customers choosing to produce products in the Orient we provide complete product reception into the United States including all customs and related importing fees and duties. Additionally, free storage is available for up to (2) shipment sequences at no additional costs in our Claremont California faculties. This offer based upon size limitations. All overseas orders are FOB California unless otherwise noted.

                              

CLAREMONT CALIFORNIA - (4) FACILITIES 150,000 SQ. FEET

Shipping terms and definitions:

Freight Terms identify the party responsible for the payment of freight and are usually expressed as: prepaid or collect with the following nuances: prepaid to a stated location and collect beyond or third party or pre-pay and add.  While there are other subtleties, these examples will suffice.     

                Prepaid means that the shipper owns the freight payment responsibility.

Collect means that the consignee owns the freight payment responsibility.

Prepaid/Collect Beyond means that the shipper or consignor owns the prepayment portion with the balance of the freight charge being the responsibility of the consignee.

Third Party establishes that a party neither the consignor nor consignee owns the payment processing function. The legal payment obligation may or may not belong to the third party and the assignment of the legal responsibility is  determined from the parties identified on the Bill of Lading Contract.  Simply put, unless the payment party is a party to the Bill of Lading contract, they have no legal obligation for payment.  “Third Party” is typically invoked when there is an outsourced payment service to handle the freight payment function.

Pre-pay and Add typically means that the shipper advances the freight charges to the carrier and then bills the beneficial owner of the freight for an amount approximating or equal to the actual freight charges. 

Terms of Sale/Purchase identify the passage of title and are typically expressed as “FOB, stated point or place”.  In their most simple and usual expression they appear as FOB Origin or FOB destination.  

FOB Origin means that title to the merchandise passes at time and place of pick-up.

FOB Destination means that title to the merchandise passes at time and place of delivery.

Simply stated, Free On Board (FOB) is a shipping term that indicates that when a company purchases supplies, the supplier is responsible for the supplies, and therefore pays the cost of shipping and insurance, until the goods reach a specified location.