What are the first delivery methods of FBA?What are the first delivery methods of FBA?
Before using FBA for distribution, Amazon sellers should consider the advantages and disadvantages of FBA and the first delivery of FBA. It is also necessary to improve the exposure and sales of goods through Amazon platform channels.
Businesses on Amazon platform know that FBA is Amazon's own storage and shipping center. However, many businesses do not know that Amazon is not responsible for the logistics, customs clearance and tax payment of goods from China to Amazon's FBA warehouse. Therefore, businesses need to solve this problem by themselves, or entrust the freight forwarding agency to handle the problems of commodity transportation, customs clearance and tax payment. Generally speaking, this process mainly includes four links: domestic pickup and warehousing, customs declaration, transportation and customs clearance.
What is the distribution method of Amazon FBA Logistics?
Often, businesses can choose from air transportation, international express delivery and sea transportation.
1. Air transportation
Amazon sellers can air freight the goods to the destination country, and then send the goods to the FBA warehouse by express. The reference time is about 7 to 10 days. The cost of this method is relatively low, and it often takes a long time to arrange the location in the peak season. If it is in the off season, this is a good choice. If businesses have a lot of goods, transportation costs can be better controlled.
2. Sea transportation
The cost performance ratio of this mode of transportation will be relatively high, and it is more suitable for the transportation of low time efficiency and bulk goods. The reference time is about 25-35 days, and it can often be used with trucks and express delivery.
3. International express
This mode of shipment is more applicable to goods with high timeliness. There are mainly four international express companies, namely UPS, DHL, FedEx and TNT. The reference time is about 3 to 7 days.
1. Product packaging
In terms of product packaging, if businesses can ensure that the goods are in the hands of FBA warehouses and customers, Amazon will not put forward mandatory provisions on the packaging of goods. Businesses can use packaging boxes or self sealing anti-static bags. The packaging should have a certain texture (of course, safety is a prerequisite) to improve customers' shopping experience.
2. Product label
When using FBA to transport goods, the goods often have two labels, namely product label (UPC code label, Amazon system product label, which are attached to the package) and outer box label (the actual number of packages, which are attached to different sides of the outer box). However, when printing labels, merchants try to use carbon tape+coated paper for printing, which is to avoid hot paper after the text fades for a long time.
3. Vessel weighing
Because the cost of the first link is high, businesses can reduce the volume and cost with the reasonable combination of weight and weight.
Remarks: The above content is only an internal opinion and is for reference only.