What is Amazon FBA Headway Service? What services are included?Amazon FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) is a comprehensive logistics service provided by Amazon, including warehousing, sorting, packaging, delivery, collection, customer service and return processing. Although the fee is higher, it is very convenient for sellers to use, because Amazon directly handles the logistics and after-sales issues of the goods, and sellers can focus more on product sales. So, what does Amazon FBA head-to-head service mean, and what services does it include?
The use of Amazon FBA can improve the listing ranking of sellers, help sellers become sellers of best-selling products, increase the chances of getting gold shopping carts, win more customer support, and enhance product competitiveness. Amazon FBA logistics and warehouses are all over the world, adopting intelligent management, fast delivery timeliness, providing 7*24 hours service, and can also eliminate negative reviews caused by logistics problems. Because of these advantages, Amazon FBA has become the mainstream choice for sellers.
FBA Headway is a supporting service of Amazon FBA. It is not part of the Amazon FBA logistics process, but provides support for sellers to use Amazon FBA logistics services. Amazon FBA is limited to logistics distribution in the site country, such as the US station, Amazon FBA logistics can only be delivered to the destination through the local warehouse, and the seller is responsible for how the goods are delivered to the Amazon warehouse.
Amazon FBA Headway is a service that assists sellers to deliver goods from China to Amazon warehouses in the United States. If the entire logistics link is China-US-consumer, then the transportation from China to the US is called head-haul logistics. If sellers want to use Amazon FBA logistics, they must use Amazon FBA headway service to deliver the goods to Amazon FBA warehouse.
There are five options for the Amazon FBA first leg, which are sorted from fast to slow according to timeliness: direct delivery by express, additional delivery by air, delivery by Qatar Airways, delivery by rail and delivery by sea. Express direct delivery is an FBA head-to-head logistics established for Amazon sellers by commercial express such as DHL, Fedex, UPS, etc. It can quickly deliver goods to Amazon warehouses, and the time limit is 3-7 days.
Air freight delivery belongs to the special air freight line, which is directly sent/transferred to the destination country by air freight, and another carrier is responsible for the terminal delivery after customs clearance. It is an advantageous choice of resource combination, with good timeliness and lower cost than express delivery. Qatar Airways is a direct car flight, with faster timeliness and lower costs. It is the main way for European sellers to stock up. Railway delivery is the first FBA journey through the China-Europe Railway Express. Using railway freight, the time limit is longer, but the cost is low and the stability is good.
Sea delivery is the most common FBA first-leg delivery method, which is suitable for major delivery places such as the US station and Canada station. It can be signed and put into the warehouse within 20-30 days at the earliest. It has good logistics timeliness, low cost, and carrying capacity It is also larger, but the process is longer, there are more links, and the stability is slightly worse.