Difference between FCA and DAP in shipping terms


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What is the difference between DAP and FCA? How to differentiate FCA with DAP?


As per International commercial Terms 2010, FCA means Free Carrier (to named destination).  DAP means Delivered at Place (place of destination mentioned

Difference between FCA and DAP in shipping terms copyI have written separate articles in detail about FCA and DAP.  I suggest you to read these articles on DAP and FCA, so as to enable you to have a clear idea on these shipping terms.

What is DAP?  What are the responsibilities of buyer and seller under DAP terms? How do FCA terms work?  What are the obligations of buyer and seller under FCA terms?
For your immediate reference,  I give below web links on DAP and FCA separately below.


What is DAP terms in Shipping and how does it work?

FCA Terms of shipping, an easy reference.


The above articles clearly explains about DAP and FCA.



Detailed articles about Inco Terms of Delivery under export and import of International business  have been mentioned in  separate category – INCO TERMS – in this web site.  You can click here to read.

I hope, you have clarified yourself on the difference between DAP and FCA.  Do you have different thought on difference between FCA and DAP?


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