Reminding: When sending samples the sender is responsible of all costs

According to the Listing instructions the product samples to Alko must be send on delivery terms DDP Incoterms 2010 and the sender is responsible for the possible customs duties.

During this year Alko has received from courier services multiple questions about sample deliveries from outside of Europe, which have been send with some other delivery terms (e.g. CIF). To deliver these samples duty free Alko should be able to specify the products in the samples and their use with analysis dates to Customs. In this case all this information will be public. With the information available on the sample delivery it is not possible to ensure the content of each delivery that leads to the situation where the samples are returned to the sender.