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    Invoicing Questions

    Accounts Payable Supervisor Phone: 972.758.3834
    Accounts Payable Assistant Phone: 972.758.3836

    • Invoice payments
    • Freight charges


    Shipping Terms

    F.O.B. (Free on Board) determines the point at which title or ownership transfers and responsibility for the goods while in transit.

    • F.O.B. Destination: Shipper maintains ownership and is responsible for the goods until received by the buyer at the destination indicated on the purchase order.

    *Any loss or damages would be handled by the shipper.

    • F.O.B. Origin: Buyer takes ownership and responsibility once the goods leave the shippers location.

    *Any loss or damages would be handled by the buyer.

    Shipping Costs

    Freight Prepaid:  The shipper pays the freight charges.

    Freight Prepaid & Added:  The shipper sends the freight and adds the charges to invoice.

    • Vendor should include shipping costs in their price or give a separate price.
    • Ideal shipping term is F.O.B. Destination, freight prepaid.
    • Shipper pays freight, owns goods in transit and files claims.


      See attached spreadsheet of Freight Terms.
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