In previous issues of PARCEL Counsel, we focused on the relationship between shippers and carriers, including, most recently, contracts for transportation services between a shipper and a carrier. In this issue, we will look at another aspect of the supply chain — the relationship between a seller (consignor) and a buyer (consignee). While the exact nature of the contractual arrangements between buyers and sellers are as varied as the buyers and sellers, the basic document is typically a Purchase Order or a Sales Order, which almost always will include a F.O.B. Term of Sale derived from the UCC. To read the full article, please download the PDF.
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