What is the shipping form of Amazon FBA head-to-head service?The full name of FBA is Fullfillment By Amazon. FBA is Amazon logistics service, that is, Amazon opens its own platform to third-party sellers, integrates its inventory into Amazon's global logistics network, and provides them with picking, packaging and terminal distribution services. Amazon A service fee will be charged. The Chinese translation is Amazon logistics, which is a dropshipping business provided by Amazon, including logistics services such as warehousing, picking, packaging, delivery, collection, customer service, and returns.
In 2007, the FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) service was introduced, that is, Amazon opened its own platform to third-party sellers, incorporated its inventory into Amazon's global logistics network, and provided it with picking, packaging and terminal delivery services. Amazon charges for the service. In Amazon, the main purpose of FBA is to improve Amazon's "user experience" and increase stickiness, rather than an important source of financial income. So what are the four delivery methods of Amazon FBA head-to-head service.
1. FBA empty + send.
Air freight is first shipped to the local area, and then sent to the Amazon warehouse by local express. Fast timeliness, slightly slower than direct express. Express delivery is very convenient and no need to make an appointment for storage. Now the empty + pies on the market are generally double-clearance and tax-included, and there is no need to pay tariff prepayment. The cost is also very cheap, about 20-30 yuan/kg.
2. The first journey of FBA sea freight.
Shipping + local customs clearance + delivery in the destination country, the time limit is slightly longer. The whole price does not include tax, about 1000 points. The US and UK are cheaper, and Canada is more expensive. The first travel time for this shipping is very long. Usually it takes more than a month. The trailer was sent to Amazon. Generally speaking, warehousing appointment is more troublesome than express delivery, but it is cheaper and suitable for non-emergency replenishment.
3. Overseas warehouse.
Putting the goods in overseas warehouses, some of them are used for Amazon FBA, and the other part can be sold from overseas warehouses on other platforms, that is, the cost will increase. In general, there are many options for transferring overseas warehouses to Amazon. You can get free express, pre-booked warehouse or trailer delivery. The method is flexible and simple, the replenishment frequency is high, and the replenishment time is short.
4. Direct express delivery.
DHL, UPS, Fedex, etc. Generally, the price of more than 20 kg is still good, and the time limit is fast, which is suitable for emergency replenishment, and the express delivery is free for storage. However, it should be noted that Amazon is not the subject of customs clearance and is not responsible for customs clearance and tax payment. Be sure to do a good job of declaration and prepayment of tariffs, and prepare for local customs clearance importers in advance.
Remarks: The above content is only an internal opinion and is for reference only.