free on board
free on board adv or adj: without charge for delivery to and placing on board a carrier at a specified point

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

free on board
adj.
Describes a contractual agreement by a seller to deliver goods to a specified place without expense to the buyer, in which the seller assumes all delivery expenses and risks; such a contract is called an f.o.b. contract.
abbrv.
FOB

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


free on board
(FOB)
A reference to the place where purchased goods will be shipped without transportation charge. Free on board at the place of manufacture shows there is a charge for delivery. Example: if an automaker in Detroit sells a car "FOB Detroit," then there will be a shipping charge if delivery is taken anywhere else.
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Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

free on board
   (FOB)
adj.
   referring to purchased goods shipped without transportation charge to a specific place. Free on board at the place of manufacture shows there is a charge for delivery. Example: if an automaker in Detroit sells a car "FOB Detroit," then there will be a shipping charge if delivery is taken anywhere else. If the contract reads "FOB New Orleans," then the auto will be shipped to that city without charge, but with charge for delivery from New Orleans to somewhere else.
   See also: FOB

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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