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Glossary

INCO Terms

Origin Terms
EXW - Ex-Works, named place where shipment is available to the buyer, not loaded.
The seller will not contract for any transportation.

International Carriage NOT Paid by Seller

FCA - Free Carrier, unloaded at the seller's dock OR a named place where shipment is available to the international carrier or agent, not loaded.
This term can be used for any mode of transport.

FAS - Free Alongside Ship, named ocean port of shipment.
Ocean shipments that are NOT containerized.

FOB - Free On Board vessel, named ocean port of shipment.
This term is used for ocean shipments only where it is important that the goods pass the ship's rail.

International Carriage Paid by the Seller

CFR - Cost and Freight, Named ocean port of destination.
This term is used for ocean shipments that are not containerized.

CIF - Cost, Insurance and Freight, named ocean port of destination.
This term is used for ocean shipments that are not containerized.

CPT - Carriage Paid To, named place or port of destination.
This term is used for air or ocean containerized and roll-on roll-off shipments.

CIP - Carriage and Insurance Paid To, named place or port of destination.
This term is used for air or ocean containerized and roll-on roll-off shipments.

Arrival At Stated Destination

DDP - Delivered Duty Paid, named place of destination, not unloaded, cleared.
This term is used for any mode of transportation.

'INCOTERMS 2010' is one in a series of short articles published by International Business Training, a division of InterMart, Inc. These articles are designed to help businesses and individuals succeed in the global marketplace.

For more information about a variety of import and export publications, self-study courses and seminars designed specifically for small and mid-sized companies, visit our web page at www.i-b-t.net.

The laws, regulations, procedures, requirements, methods, interpretations and other information contained in this article are subject to change and therefore the reader should not rely solely on this guide in dealing with the commercial laws of the United States or foreign countries. Errors and omissions, typographical, clerical and otherwise, sometimes occur and it is possible that errors have occurred in respect to anything printed in this article.

Equipment Specifications

Container
  Door Opening Internal Dimensions
  Cubic Capacity Max.Payload Width Height Length Width Height
TYPE CBFT CBM LBS KGS IN MM IN MM IN MM IN MM IN MM
Standard
20' x 8'6' 1,140.7 32.3 47,711 21,687 90.7 2,305 89.6 2,276 233.0 5,918 91.7 2,330 92.8 2,356
40' x 8'6' 2,362.5 66.9 58,036 26,380 91.7 2,330 89.7 2,278 473.0 12,015 91.7 2,330 94.1 2,389
40' x 9'6' 2,705.1 76.6 57,288 26,040 92.1 2,339 102.0 2,591 473.7 12,033 92.5 2,350 106.1 2,700
Reefers
20' Insulated 928.8 26.3 39,934 18,152 87.9 2,235 81.5 2,077 223.5 5,677 88.0 2,236 81.8 2,077
20' Integral 985.5 28.0 44,968 20,440 89.4 2,270 87.5 2,222 215.7 5,480 88.5 2,248 88.5 2,247
Specialised
20' Open Top 1,140.7 32.3 39,908 18,140 91.3 2,318 89.5 2,273 231.7 5,885 91.3 2,319 93.1 2,366
40' Open Top 2,355.5 66.7 58,366 26,530 91.9 2,335 90.0 2,287 473.1 12,017 91.8 2,333 91.3 2,318
20' Flat Rack 1,147.7 32.5 46,420 21,100 - - - - 232.3 5,900 94.4 2,397 90.7 2,303
40' Flat Rack 2,295.4 65.0 57,816 26,280 - - - - 473.8 12,035 91.9 2,335 91.1 v2,315
 
1. Internal dimensions may vary slightly depending on the manufacturer. Freight Traders will be glad to provide additional information as needed.
2. 'Upgraded' containers for additional payload are available.
3. Special consideration will be given to overweight requests.

Weights & Measures

LINEAR MEASURE     Volume & Capacity
         
10 millimetres 1 centimetre   1 cu. Centimetre 0.06102 cu. ins
10 centimetres 1 decimetre   1 litre 61.024 cu. ins
10 decimetres 1 metre   1 litre 0.0353 cu. ft
10 metres 1 decametre   1 litre .2642 US gallons
10 decametres 1 hectometre   1 litre 0.2200 UK gallons
10 hectometres 1 kilometre   1 hectolitre 26.417 US gallons
      1 hectolitre 21.997 UK gallons
WEIGHTS     1 hectolitre 2.838 US bushels
10 milligrams 1 centigram   1 hectolitre 2.750 UK bushels
10 centigrams 1 decigram   1 cu. metre 35.3147 cu. feet
10 decigrams 1 gram   1 cu. metre 1.30795 cu. yards
10 grams 1 decagram   1 cu. metre 264.172 US gallons
10 decagrams 1 hectogram   1 cu. metre 219.969 UK gallons
10 hectograms 1 kilogram   1 cu. metre 6.11025 UK bulk barrels
100 kilograms 1 quintal      
10 quintal 1 ton   Weight (Mass)  
1000 kilograms 1 ton   1 milligram 0.01543 grains
      1 gram 0.03527 ounces
METRIC EQUIVALENTS   1 kilogram 2.20462 pounds
Length     1 metric quintal 220.462 pounds
      1 metric ton 2,204.62 pounds
1 millimetre 0.03937 ins   1 metric ton 1.10231 short tons
1 centimetre 0.3937 ins   1 metric ton 0.984207 long tons
1 metre 39.3701 ins      
1 metre 3.2808 ft   SQUARE MEASURE
1 metre 1.0936 yds   144 sq. ins 1 sq. foot
1 metre 0.54681 fathoms   9 sq. feet 1 cu. yard
1 kilometre 0.62137 miles (land)   1,210 sq yds 1 rood
1 kilometre 0.53961 miles (UK sea)   4 roods 1 acre (4840 sq. yd.)
1 kilometre 0.53996 miles, international nautical   640 acres 1 sq. mile
         
Area     CUBIC MEASURE
1 sq. millimetre 0.00155 sq. ins   1,728 cu. ins 1 cu. foot
1 sq. centimetre 0.1550 sq. ins   27 cu. feet 1 cu. yard
1 sq. metre 10.7639 sq. feet   128 cu. feet 1 cord (wood)
1 sq. metre 1.19599 sq. yards   40 cu. feet 1 ton (shipping)
1 hectare 2.47105 acres   2,150.42 cu. ins 1 standard bu
1 sq. kilometre 247.105 acres   231 cu. ins 1 US standard gal
1 sq. kilometre 0.3861 sq. miles   1 cu. foot about 4/5 of a bushel
         
AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT    
16 drams 1 ounce      
16 ounces 1 pound      
14 pounds 1 stone      
28 pounds 1 quarter      
4 quarters 1 cwt      
20 cwts 1 ton (2,240 lbs)      
2,000 pounds 1 short ton      
2,240 pounds 1 long ton

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