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English definition of “cost and freight”

cost and freight

noun [U]     (also carriage and freight, abbreviation CFR)
COMMERCE, INSURANCE used as an incoterm to mean that the total price of goods sold includes the price of transporting them by ship, but not the price of insurance
(Definition of cost and freight noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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