International Trade Terms Glossary

FCA - Free Carrier

The seller must deliver the goods to the carrier nominated by the buyer at a named place, eg an agent's office in a particular town. The seller must also obtain all export clearances.

The obligations of loading and unloading the goods depend on the location. Unless the delivery is to anywhere other than the seller's premises, then the seller has no obligations for unloading the goods.

Basically, you need to agree a place to ship the goods to. This is usually a port or an airport. An example of its use is 'FCA Stuttgart Airport'. Hence you will need to pack the goods in a container suitable for export.

The term may be used irrespective of the means of transport.

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