European FBA sea freight first leg charge standardEuropean FBA sea freight first leg charge standard, what is the sea freight?
FBA is actually Amazon's own head-to-head transportation service, which is somewhat similar to domestic Taobao and Tmall distribution. Among the FBA first journeys, sea transportation is the most popular logistics transportation method, with a large transportation volume and relatively stable timeliness. Cross-border e-commerce sellers can send the goods to be sold to the local Amazon FBA warehouse in Europe through FBA shipping, and then the warehouse operators of the FBA warehouse will provide storage, picking and packaging, delivery, collection, customer service and return processing, etc. Follow-up service.
What is the FBA shipping process like?
Before delivery, the merchant needs to deliver the goods to the transportation warehouse provided by the domestic freight forwarding company, and then the staff of the freight forwarding company will package/load the goods to be shipped. After the packaging is completed, the freight forwarding company will perform customs declaration Export operations, and then transport the goods by sea to the country designated by the cross-border e-commerce seller. After the goods arrive overseas for customs clearance, the merchant needs to make an appointment in advance for the Amazon warehouse to enter the warehouse. After the appointment time, notify the freight forwarding company to deliver according to the specified time At the Amazon warehouse, the relevant staff of the fba warehouse will process the goods into the warehouse and put them on the shelves.
Calculation method of European fba sea freight first leg fee:
Usually, fba shipping is composed of various miscellaneous fees, such as customs declaration fees, document fees thc, terminal fees, booking fees, etc. Among them, the weight and volume of the goods are the main components of the cost, and the freight is usually calculated in kg, while the formula for calculating the volume weight is: calculated from length * width * height / 6000, and the unit is kg.
If the actual weight of the goods is relatively heavy, the freight forwarding company will calculate the freight based on the actual weight; if the volume of the goods is relatively large, then the freight will be calculated based on the actual volume of the goods. In short, take the maximum value between the two to calculate the cost. It should be noted that the transported goods must be packed in cartons. FBA shipping usually has a starting weight of 5kg, and can deliver goods with a maximum weight of 100kg.
FBA head sea freight can be divided into FCL and LCL. The charges for different cargo volumes will also be different. The cost of LCL may be relatively higher. Merchants should make adjustments according to their actual situation.
European FBA sea freight first leg charges:
Now there are many logistics companies in the market that can do fba first sea transportation, and the price range is also quite different. You must find a service provider that suits your products to cooperate with.
Remarks: The above content is only an internal opinion and is for reference only.