From ex-works delivered to the customer, all operations included, including pick-up and delivery by road transport, import and export customs operations, loading and discharging, consolidation and deconsolidation of goods.
Ex-works to … named place INCOTERMS 2010. Clause which provides that the seller has to make the goods available, suitably packaged, at the specified place, usually the seller’s factory (or depot) and the buyer is responsible for all transport risks and costs. Along with this, the seller is obliged to give only the commercial invoice and any export documents required by the contract and, where expressly requested, to provide assistance – at the expense and risk of the buyer – for obtaining the export licence or other documents.
It is the contract that has less commitments for the seller who, in essence, must ensure that the goods are ready on the date of shipment at the place indicated.
(Note: Unless otherwise specified, the buyer also assumes the cost and the risk of loading on the means of transport at the seller’s factory/warehouse).