An Incoterm meaning ‘free on board’ (named port of shipment) where the seller delivers the goods on board a ship nominated by the buyer, and clears the goods for export, but the buyer is responsible for all subsequent costs and risks. It is recommended for use only for maritime and inland waterway transport. The term FCA is preferred for multimodal sea transport in containers. See also Incoterms.« Back to Glossary Index
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With over 800 Procurement specific terms (and growing) you will find everything you need to know or thought you knew about the Procurement function. Our aim is to provide you with a comprehensive list collated from the Comprara Groups hub of training and consulting source materials.The Procurement Glossary has been compiled by industry expert Paul Rogers.