Send to Amazon (beta) is a new shipment workflow with a streamlined process that requires fewer steps to replenish your Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) inventory.
Send to Amazon (STA) offers you the below features and benefits:
Send to Amazon workflow allows you to create a consignment to our fulfilment centres in these 3 simple steps:
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Send to Amazon reduces your effort by simplifying the inbound experience by enabling shipment creation to multiple fulfilment centres at one time, pre-populating options based on your previous shipment history, and provides quantity recommendations for your FBA listings based on our Restock Inventory Management (RIM) methodology.
Yes, you may send your inventory to any of our Fulfilment Centres (FCs) if the selected Fulfilment Centre (FC) has the necessary capabilities to store your inventory. To understand the FBA Fulfilment Centres (FCs) storage capabilities, please go to FBA overview. You can also add or remove Fulfilment Centres (FCs) from your shipping plan by clicking ‘view/modify’ button in Step 1: Choose inventory to send.
No, only SKUs that already have been converted to FBA are displayed in step 1 of the shipment workflow, Choose inventory to send. To learn how to convert SKUs to FBA, please go to Convert listings to Fulfilled by Amazon.
Send to Amazon uses systems from Restock Inventory Management (RIM) methodology to provide you with the quantities that need to be restocked and where it needs to be sent. STA recommendations will ensure that your inventory is at the right Fulfilment Centres to offer faster delivery to customers, increase chances of better sales and healthy inventory for your FBA listings.
Yes, you can change the quantities that you would like to send by clicking ‘view/modify’ button in Step 1: Choose inventory to send.
No, at this time, Send to Amazon is available only in Seller Central.
Shipments created through Send to Amazon cannot be merged with any other shipment.
For each packing template, we need to know how your items are prepped and labelled, and whether you or Amazon are prepping and labelling individual units. If prep instructions are known for your SKU, then they will be displayed in Prep dialogue box on Step 1: Choose your inventory. If they are not known, then select them when you are on the Prep dialogue box on Step 1. For more information, please go to Prepare products to be shipped with Amazon.
If your SKU is eligible to ship with a Manufacturer barcode, then you may not have to label individual items. To learn more, please go to Manufacturer barcode to track inventory.
No, Amazon does not allow general public deliveries. Only professional carriers are allowed to make delivery appointments at fulfilment centres through Carrier Central.