Free Carrier


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Free Carrier (FCA)

An Incoterm meaning that the cost, risk and responsibility shift from the seller to the buyer when the goods are turned over to a carrier at a designated place.

Free Carrier

In international commerce, an agreement between a seller and a buyer indicating that the seller has fulfilled his/her obligation to deliver a good when he/she has transferred it to the port, airport, or other place from which it will be transported. All cost and risk transfers to the buyer when the good is delivered to this agreed-upon place. The buyer designates the place to which the seller must deliver the good. See also: United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, Incoterm.
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The free carrier density and the trap density are calculated to be about 1.
The trial builds on Sainsbury's commitment to push the use of re-usable bags in favour of free, disposable carrier bags, and follows the supermarket's Make the Difference days when it removed all free carrier bags, and gave 10 million customers a Bag for Life.
A long time ago someone somewhere decided we would give free carrier bags away and we still do it, though we have started to do something about it.
Instead of picking up a free carrier bag, why not try and remember to reuse old carriers, 'lifetime' bags, a cloth bag or a rucksack.
You do get handed a free carrier bag, though, stuffed with leaflets, a discount brochure and, bizarrely, floss picks for your teeth.
SUPERMARKET chain Asda has gone one better than Tesco by axing free carrier bags from checkouts at all 355 stores.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Newgistics, an approved third-party reverse logistics provider for Parcel Return Service, today announced that its clients can now offer consumers free Carrier Pickup([TM]) service by the Postal Service[TM] for any Parcel Return Service package.
With our Pennies for Plastic scheme, if shoppers don't use a free carrier bag we donate the cost--1p-towards a local charity appeal.
They used their expertise to blend Nitty Gritty - five pure aromatherapy oils in a nut- free carrier oil.
The company boasts one of the highest customer retention rates in the industry, and was awarded the Better Business Bureau Complaint Free Carrier Award in 2001, 2002, 2004 and 2005.
Despite spending more than 25m [pounds sterling] a year giving out free carrier bags to shoppers, Asda believes an outright ban is pointless without support from local councils.