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Policy: VII.A.14x (inactive)

Issued: September 1, 1988

Owner: Procurement Services

Latest Revision:

RECEIVING GOODS AND SHIPPING TERMS


**INACTIVE POLICY**

For Current Policies:
Policy Table of Contents

 

1.0 Purpose

This policy describes how departments who receive goods without the services of one of the University's designated receiving areas should handle goods and shipping terms.

2.0 Policy [Top]

Many departments receive goods directly without the services of one of the University's designated receiving areas. It is the department's responsibility to open, inspect, and test the items received in a timely manner.

Procedure 7-8 outlines the specific steps to follow if various kinds of problems are encountered.

For additional information or for specific help, contact Procurement Services Customer Service Representative.


Shipping Terms and Responsibilities

Free on Board Shipping Point

Category
Initially Pays Freight Charges
Ultimately Pays Freight Charges
Owns Goods In Transit
Files Claims
Freight Prepaid
Seller
Seller
Buyer
Buyer
Freight PrePaid and Added
Seller
Buyer
Buyer
Buyer

Free on Board Destination

Category
Initially Pays Freight Charges
Ultimately Pays Freight Charges
Owns Goods In Transit
Files Claims
Freight Prepaid
Seller
Seller
Seller
Seller
Freight PrePaid and Added
Seller
Buyer
Seller
Seller

 

3.0 Definitions [Top]

4.0 References [Top]

5.0 Approvals and Revisions [Top]


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