INCOTERMS 2020: DPU
DPU (Delivered Named Place Unloaded, Delivery to the place of unloading) is a trade term of the international rules of Incoterms 2020, meaning that the seller is considered to have fulfilled its delivery obligations when the goods released under the customs export regime are unloaded from the arriving vehicle and placed at the disposal of the buyer at the specified destination.
Obligations of the seller:
- payment of expenses and freight necessary for the delivery of the goods to the specified destination and its unloading from the vehicle;
- execution of export and customs clearance for the export of goods with payment of export duties and other fees in the country of departure;
- it should be taken into account that the seller is not obliged to perform customs formalities for the import of goods, pay import customs duties or perform other import customs procedures during import;
- submission to the buyer of any document necessary to receive the goods, at their own expense.
The DPU price means that the contract price for the product includes the sum of the cost of the product itself, the export customs clearance of this product with payment of export duties and other fees, the cost of delivery to the specified destination and its unloading.
The DPU delivery condition can be applied when the goods are transported by any mode of transport, including multimodal transport.