Amazon FBA and How to define a product to fulfill by Amazon?
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Aug 05, 2020
It is a complete guide for beginner sellers who want to use Amazon for selling purposes. Amazon FBA is basically is a service offered by Amazon to sellers of products. FBA stands for fulfilment by amazon. It provides packaging, shipping and storage assistance to sellers. This takes off the burden of the fulfilment of sellers and gives them a favorable and flexible ground to do their Product selling practices. The Amazon FBA program let the sellers ship their inventory stock to the fulfilment center of amazon where products are stored safely in the amazon warehouses until they get sold out. Once the customer places the order, Amazon team right away ready, pack and shipped the product.
How to use FBA
You can get started with FBA by with these steps:
1. Set up FBA
If you have any existing selling account on Amazon, then add FBA into your account if you don't have any before then first set up your Amazon selling Account.
2. Create your product listings
Once the seller adds its products to the Amazon catalogue in bulk, after then, he will have to create product listings and specify Amazon FBA inventory.
3. Prepare your products
You should properly prepare, pack and label your products as it prevents your products from getting damaged or destroyed and transported securely and safely to the amazon fulfilment center. You should learn the amazon preparing and packaging guidelines and routing and shipping requirements
4. Ship your products to Amazon
Make a shipment plan and shipped them to the fulfilment centers of amazon. You can learn more about the shipment sending procedure to amazon by visiting "send FBA inventory to Amazon".
Once your products reached the amazon fulfilment center, they are quickly ready for delivery to the customers who placed orders.
How to fulfill a product by Amazon
Here is how Amazon works to fulfil your products with its FBA program. It is quite simple.
Send your products to Amazon.
When you ship your products to Amazon, they will store them in any of their warehouses. Amazon has hundreds of warehouses, some of which are expanded over million-acre square feet. Its fulfilment centers are like huge warehouses that are run by amazon employees and robots. When you told amazon about your products shipment plan to them, you will be told which warehouse to send your products to.
Amazon sorts and stores your products
Once your products reached to amazon warehouse, they sorted and stores them. They keep your products safe and secure. But if due to an unknown reason it happened that your product gets damaged in the warehouse of amazon then they will pay you back the full price for the damaged product.
A customer buys your product.
Amazon manages your product orders on your behalf. They accept payments from customers and update your stock automatically.
Amazon ships your product
They pick up your product from the warehouse, pack it and then ship it on behalf of you to customer.