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ContentsIntroduction 11 Shipping 2 Section 1 of these guidelines is intended for persons dealing with purchasing and shipping, but it is recommended that persons at the receiving end also read it to be more familiar with how shipping operates, its terminology and documentation. Chapter 1: Importance of Transportation and Summary 2Chapter 2: Methods of Dispatch 2Chapter 3: Selection of Method of Dispatch 7 Chapter 4: Packing – Markings – Addresses 8Chapter 5: Parties Involved in the Chain of Transport Events 10Chapter 6: Shipping Documents 11Chapter 7: Forwarding Arrangements 14Chapter 8: Shipping Instructions 15Chapter 9: Distribution of Shipping Documentation 16Chapter 10: Insurance Coverage 18Chapter 11: Insurance Claim 212 Receiving 24Section 2 will explain the steps to be taken for the withdrawal of supplies upon their arrival, and especially what to do when the consignment is not in good order.Chapter 1: Retrieval 24Chapter 2: Receipt and Inspection 25Chapter 3: Reporting and Claims 26Chapter 4: Feedback and Cooperation 28Chapter 5 Examples of Claim Letters 293 Terms and Glossary 34Section 3 introduces Incoterms, UNCITRAL and contains a glossary of the most common terms used in the shipping world.Chapter 1: Incoterms 34Chapter 2: Uncitral 44Chapter 3: Glossary 46UNDP Practice Series, Shipping and Incoterms, November 2008This Practice Guide is protected by international copyright laws. The prior written consent of UNDP Procurement Support Office is required for the reproduction (in any form) of the whole or any part of this Guide.For further information please contact: UNDP Procurement Support Office (PSO), Bureau of Management. E-mail: [email protected] Website: .
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1SHIPPING AND INCOTERMS / PRAC TICE GUIDEIntroductionThis practice guide is designed for those working in UNDP who are interested in gaining an over-view of appropriate shipping arrangements, documentation and Incoterms. Additionally, those working in functions that include close interaction with the procurement or logistics function, such as programme staff who would like a closer understanding of shipping activities, would find this practice guide relevant.Among the topics covered are the principles of effective shipping arrangements, methods of miti-gating risks and an overview of the options available for optimizing the organization’s logistical activities and the capability to plan, implement and evaluate a transportation exercise appropri-ate to the value/risk of the goods being transported.

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