Free On Board (FOB)


FOB stands for “free on board,” a term used in U.S. and international commercial law. After the letters FOB, there is generally a designation of a place where title and control pass to the buyer. For example, FOB plant means that the control and title to the goods pass to the buyer at the seller’s plant origin. For a more detailed description, see the Wikipedia entry for FOB (shipping).[1]

See also



  1. ^ American Marketing Association, AMA Dictionary.

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