FCA, Free Carrier

FCA, Free Carrier (Insert named place of delivery) is an IncoTerm which can be used for any Transport mode, or where there is more than one Transport mode. The seller is responsible for all customs activities in the country of origin and ensures that the goods are cleared, the invoice and the packing are both taken care of and that an Export License is available. Besides this, the seller is responsible for the (optional) Transport to a beforehand agreed upon carrier on a beforehand agreed upon place. Since the place can also be on the doorstep of the seller, it is important that the place is included in the IncoTerm document. When the carrier takes the goods, the buyer bears all responsibilities regarding risks of loss or damage. Source International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).

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