Asked by: Victorico Belzbusiness and finance logistics
At what point does the buyer take ownership from the seller in when using FOB terms?
Also to know is, when inventory is shipped from the seller to the buyer with shipping terms of FOB destination?
when inventory is shipped from the seller to the buyer with shipping terms of FoB destination: OA. the goods will be included in the inventory of the buyer and the seller while the are in transit.
One may also ask, what is FOB point of shipment?
The term FOB shipping point is a contraction of the term "Free on Board Shipping Point." The term means that the buyer takes delivery of goods being shipped to it by a supplier once the goods leave the supplier's shipping dock.
On December 31, the customer (buyer) is the owner of the goods in transit and will need to report a purchase, a payable, and must include the cost of the goods in transit in its inventory cost. If the terms of the sale are FOB destination, the company (seller) will not have a sale and receivable until January 2.