1. Buyer issues an inquiry proving the bitumen grade, quantity, method of payment, packaging and destination port required    
2. Seller will then issue a soft offer containing the price to the given port
3. Buyer approves the seller’s offer via a purchase order on their company letter head
4. Seller then issues a draft contract for the buyer’s consideration or a Performa invoice or both
5. Buyer returns the draft contract or Performa invoice to the seller
6. If no amendments are required, buyer and seller sign the contract. Buyer signs and returns contract and the seller does the same in return. If PI is given then buyer will sign the pi and return it to the seller within 24 hours
7. If TT payment, buyer pays advance payment within the validity of the PI and if it is LC they will open the LC within the allowed time
8. Shipments commences as per the contract or PI
9. Seller pays for all costs such as inspection and any vat at the loading port
10. Buyer will pay for any costs incurred at the destination port