What is the European and American FBA special line head-to-head service?
Amazon’s European and American FBA special line head-to-head service refers to the process in which domestic logistics service providers are responsible for delivering the seller’s goods to Amazon’s warehouse, including customs clearance, tax payment and other services. So what are the headway services and transportation channels and processes of European and American FBA special lines?
What is the European and American FBA special line head service？
Amazon is not responsible for customs clearance and the service of China to Amazon warehouse. Therefore, the seller needs to be responsible for the Amazon FBA first step.
1. Send the goods to the warehouse designated by the domestic service provider;
2. The domestic service provider transports the goods to Amazon's US warehouse or European warehouse.
There are many transportation channels: such as FBA sea freight, FBA air freight, international express, international parcels, and China-Europe trains.
1. European and American FBA shipping
The first journey is exported by sea, from domestic to European and American ports, and then sent to the Amazon warehouse after customs clearance/lifting/dismantling the cabinets, and the final delivery is by truck or express delivery. It is more suitable for goods with large volume and not urgent delivery time.
2. European and American FBA air freight
Arrive at the destination airport in Europe and the United States by air, clear customs, pick up the goods, and deliver them to the final destination by truck or express. Usually FBA warehouse.
3. China Railway Express
The China-Europe Railway Express is the main line of China-Europe railway container transportation from China to Europe. It is an international container railway intermodal train along the Belt and Road. The transportation time is short, the cost is low, and the stability is higher compared with air and sea transportation.
4. International Express
The goods are directly delivered by air to FBA warehouses in Europe and America by the four major international express delivery companies UPS\FEDEX\DHL\TNT. The timeliness is fast and it is suitable for emergency replenishment.
The operation process of Amazon's European and American FBA special line head service can be roughly divided into air freight head, destination customs clearance and destination delivery.
1. First flight by air
The first journey of air freight means that the goods are transported to the destination by air first. It should be noted that if the goods are magnetic, a magnetic inspection report needs to be done at the airport.
2. Destination customs clearance
Taking the United States as an example, when clearing customs in the United States, a customs clearance company and an importer under the name of a trading company are usually required to clear the goods. The customs clearance process takes about 1-2 working days.
3. Destination transportation
Destination transportation refers to delivery to the final destination by trucks or local express companies such as FEDEX/UPS after arriving in a certain country.