APPAREL April 2011
the goods, then he needs to cost theloading o the goods onto the truck to be supplied by the buyer as part o the Ex Works cost.
transporting the goods rom theinland town or city to the seaport orshipment abroad.
charge or unloading goods romrailway cars or trucks. Tis cost will be incurred when the goodsarrive at the seaport. Tere may also be unloading and loading costsincurred i goods are moved romone transport medium (e.g. truck) toanother (e.g. rail) somewhere alongthe inland reight component andsuch costs must also be taken intoconsideration.
wharage and harbour dues thatmust be paid by the exporter to the wharage company. Te exporterneeds to account or his ees in
are incurred at airports but theseservices are provided by the airlinein question and are included in theair reight costs and are usually notaccounted separately.
shipment is exceptionally long orheavy, extra charge may be incurred.
documents can be quite expensive, particularly in the case o exports to
exporter may wish to quote a pricein dollars plus the cost o consulardocuments to the oreign buyer. I not,he must make adequate provision inthe price to cover their cost.
or the inclusion o unexpectedadditional expenses such as the costo overseas telegrams or telephonecalls or extra storage charges.
o shipping the goods by sea to theoreign port. Te cost may be quotedby the ocean carrier in local currency
book the shipping space required, anallowance must be made or the eeinvolved. Te amount o these eescan be obtained in advance rom theorwarder or shipping agent.
is received, the export rm will have part o its working capital tied up inexport merchandise. Even i no creditis given, it will have to wait until thegoods are shipped or delivered beore payment is made. I credit is given tothe oreign customer, it may have to wait an additional 60, 90 or 180 daysor payment. Te selling price shouldinclude an amount to cover the costo this working capital.
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