2) FCA:free carrier...named place

  • Use: For all mode of transportation including multimodal transportation
  • Type of sale: Sale at departure

According to the mode of transportation by sea

Transport par mer
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

According to the mode of transportation by air

Transport par air
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

According to the mode of transportation by rail

Transport par rail
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

According to the mode of transportation by road

Transport par route
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

Main obligations of the parts

  • The SELLER must:
    • deliver the goods wrapped (except if it is of usage in the profession to provide them the goods without packing) to the conveyor indicated by the purchaser.
    • To load the goods if the delivery intervenes in its own premises.
    • To undertake the clearance export if it is necessary.
  • The BUYER must:
    • choose the conveyor and to conclude the shipping contract.
    • conduct his/her own expenses and hazards(risks) to all necessary transactions to bring the goods to their destination from the moment where they have been handed to the chosen conveyor.
    • achieve the clearance import.

Other important points

  • Documents demanded of the seller:commercial invoice or equivalent computer data. Usual document certifying the delivery of the goods to the indicated conveyor.
  • Delicate point:the parts must suit modalities of delivery precisely:
    • place of discount of the goods (terminal of the conveyor or local of the salesperson)
    • containerization or no of the goods
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