What are the advantages and disadvantages of FBA head-to-head express delivery?FBA Headway is a cross-border logistics specially designed for Amazon FBA sellers, helping sellers to transport goods from China to Amazon FBA warehouses and enjoy FBA logistics services. Express direct delivery is one of the modes. Familiar with the advantages and disadvantages of express direct delivery can help us make better use of FBA head-end logistics. In different situations, we can flexibly match the corresponding FBA head-end logistics to enjoy timeliness and price Advantages combined logistics services.
What is the direct delivery of FBA head-to-head express delivery:
Express delivery is a proper term in FBA head-to-head logistics. It is called express delivery channel. FBA head-to-head express delivery refers to the logistics channel that directly expresses the goods to the destination and uses the express delivery mode to ensure timeliness and efficiency.
1. High freight efficiency and short delivery time
The direct delivery of express mail relies on the express resources of commercial express companies such as DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc., and flies directly to the destination country by air. The whole process of express delivery is efficient and one-step. The efficiency of cargo transportation is high, and the logistics timeliness is short. At present, the first batch of express channels such as UPS in some countries can complete the arrival and signing within 3-7 days.
2. The channel is stable and there is no need to arrange warehouses
FBA front-end express is the most stable transportation method for all FBA front-ends. Relying on the rich express resources of DHL, FedEx, and UPS and the convenient and efficient freight efficiency, the goods can be stably delivered to the corresponding FBA warehouse no matter it is the off-season or the peak season of logistics. congestion etc.
3. Fast end delivery
The FBA first-leg express is sent directly, and the terminal is directly picked up and sent by the express company, and the terminal delivery efficiency is very high. Whether it is air plus/air freight line delivery, it is delivered to the destination for customs clearance, and then delivered by other express or trucks. The transportation process is long and requires multiple dockings, so the efficiency will naturally be much slower than direct express delivery.
4. No appointment required for warehousing
The courier sends the terminal express to be responsible for the delivery. There is no need to make an appointment in advance to the Amazon FBA warehouse, and it can be directly put into the warehouse. The delivery is convenient and more efficient.
The biggest disadvantage of FBA head-to-head express delivery is the high price. The receiving price is N times that of sea freight and rail freight, and it is about 30% higher than air freight. High freight will increase the logistics cost of the shipper. The cost of logistics will eventually be included in the cost of the product, which will affect the pricing of the product, and then affect the sales volume of the product. This is one of the important reasons why many sellers do not choose express delivery.
2. No tax package service
There is no tax service for FBA head-to-head express delivery, and only DDP prepaid tariff service can be provided. In contrast, the cost of tax services will be lower and the cost of customs prepayment will be higher. Not only do you need to pay the DDP handling fee, but you also need to pay the corresponding customs duties.
3. High additional costs
Express direct delivery relies on the express resources of the commercial express company for freight, so it needs to follow the requirements and restrictions of the commercial express company, otherwise it will face various additional costs. Any additional charges, which basically start in triple digits, further increase the seller's shipping costs.
4. Large delivery restrictions
Express delivery is essentially air freight, and air freight has very high requirements for goods, such as batteries, liquids, magnets and other items that cannot be transported. On the contrary, sea and rail transport can transport many sensitive items.
Remarks: The above content is only an internal opinion and is for reference only.