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Send to Amazon: Choose inventory to send

This page provides information about the first step to create a shipment with Send to Amazon, Choose inventory to send, including how to set up your workflow, add inventory that you want to send to multiple fulfilment centres, and select prep and label owners.

Step 1 – Choose inventory to send

Step 2 – Confirm shipping

Step 3 – Appointment and print labels

Shipment Summary

To choose inventory to send, follow these steps:

  1. Select your Ship from address. This is the address from which you’ll send your inventory. By default, this will show the last address from which you shipped.
  2. Select the Store destination. India would be selected by default for your amazon India Seller Central account.
  3. Next, choose a SKU you’d like to send/replenish by clicking on the All FBA SKUs tab. You can search by entering the item title, SKU, ASIN, FNSKU or EAN.
  4. Once you have chosen a SKU, you can review the recommended quantities to be sent to Fulfilment Centre in the recommended quantity field and the same would be populated in quantity to send field. The suggested quantities are split among multiple FCs that can be viewed in 'fulfilment centre destination (Quantities)' column.
    Note: If the recommended quantity is zero, that indicates the tool has no recommendations for that SKU.
  5. You may choose to edit the recommended quantities or add/remove FCs by clicking on View / modify. In the ‘view/modify’ tab, you can add FCs by clicking on Add another FC.
  6. The 'Quantity to send field' will update on every change made inside 'view/modify' dialog box.
    1. Then, you may enter the ‘Declared value’ for your ASINs by clicking on Update. Declared value will be used in generating your delivery challan in case you have chosen 'FBA pickup service by ATS' as your carrier choice
    2. Once you click Update, you will be required to enter the tax rate, HSN code and declared value
    3. Click on Ready to send to add it to your shipping plan.
    Note: The recommended quantities for shipment to FCs may help you to keep your inventory available for delivery to Amazon.in customers across the country (leading to comparatively faster delivery time). However, these are only recommendations and you can choose to send any quantities you may deem fit.
  7. After adding all the inventory you would like to send to FCs, click on SKUs ready to send tab.
  8. Select the prepping owner for shipment by clicking on Prep by and choosing either ‘Amazon’ or ‘Seller’. By default the prep type would be selected as per previous shipping history. If a prep type has not been chosen, you can click on the ‘Choose prep’ and select the appropriate option. For more information on preparing products for shipment to Amazon, go to Prepare products to be shipped with Amazon.
  9. Then, select the labeling owner for shipment by clicking on Labeling by and choosing either ‘Amazon’ or ‘Seller’. Labeling is needed only for the units that use an Amazon barcode to track inventory. For more information on labeling for shipment to Amazon, go to Use an Amazon barcode to track inventory.
    Note:
    • If you have chosen ‘Amazon’ for prep or labeling, you would be charged as per the FBA Prep Service fees
    • If you are labeling the inventory yourself, you can click on the Get unit labels for each listing, or Download all SKU labels for all selected listings.
  10. After verifying the prep and labeling fees (if applicable), click Confirm and continue.

Frequently asked questions

What are the “All FBA SKUs” and “SKUs ready to send” tabs?

All FBA SKUs displays all of your SKUs that have been converted to Fulfilled by Amazon on your Seller Central account. SKUs ready to send let's you review just the SKUs you’ve selected to send to a fulfilment centre.

What is "Ship from"?

This is the address from which your inventory is shipped. By default, this will show the last address you shipped from. You can change this address until you confirm shipping in step 2 of the workflow.

Important: Amazon.in requires an accurate ship-from address to ensure accuracy of shipping charges.

Why do I have to enter the ‘Declared value’?

Amazon uses declared value for generating delivery challan and e-way bill (if goods value is over INR 50,000) in case you choose ‘FBA pickup service by ATS’ as your carrier of choice. The declared value will also be used as a transfer price on invoices during transfer of goods between two FCs by Amazon.

Do I need to update the declared value if I don’t use FBA pickup service?

Yes, it is mandatory to update declared value even if you’re not using FBA pickup service. The declared value you update will be used as a transfer price on invoices during IXD/transfer of goods between two FCs by Amazon.

Can I add/remove SKUs or update quantity once I have clicked ‘confirm and continue’?

Yes, you can add/remove SKUs or update quantity until you click on Accept charges and continue under step 2: Confirm shipping. Note that each change you make in Step 1 will update Step 2, leading to entering the required information once again.

Once you are in ‘Step 3: Print box labels’, you can only decrease the quantities mentioned on your SKUs by clicking on View or edit contents under shipment contents tab. In case you would like to increase a quantity, you would need to create a new shipment.

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