Kerstin Eberhart

How Does the Amazon Fulfillment Program Works?


The Fulfillment program by Amazon or the FBA makes selling worldwide easier than how it used to be.

Being a seller, you will be sending your products to the Amazon’s Fulfillment centers and then they will take care of the rest for you. For storing to giving all the products with a Prime listing badge to final Shipping, Amazon manages with order tracking, customer support, and handles the returns from all over the region.

How Do You Start Using The FBA?

First and foremost, you need to select the ‘fulfillment by Amazon’ option as you list down your products

If you are new to Amazon, you need to register yourself as a seller first. Once you have your seller account, choose the ‘fulfillment by Amazon’ option while you are listing the products. You will be automatically guided through the entire process of shipping your products to the Amazon fulfillment center.

You must send the products to the Amazon Fulfillment Centre where they are being stored

Just follow the shipping guidelines and send your products to the Amazon fulfillment center. You need to pick your own carrier to ship the products to the fulfillment centers or could work it out through the Partnered Carrier where Amazon has settled on competitive rates already. Once you have sent the products, Amazon will receive and scan the inventory and stores it.

All the FBA offers get listed as ‘fulfilled by Amazon. The qualified offers get a Prime badge on them

Your eligible products will get a ‘Prime’ badge on them – its Amazon’s Premium service for the most active and loyal customers – and in most cases comes with free delivery.

Amazon will pick, pack and then ship the products directly to your customers

Amazon’s robust web-to-warehouse picking and sorting system help locate, pack and dispatch the orders to the customers all over the world. The customers are also providing with tracking numbers whenever they are available.

Moreover, Amazon customer service communicates in the local language and handle returns

With the FBA program, Amazon customer service turns out to be quite effective. The customer service is available and local language. Moreover, the support can either be reached online or via Amazon phone number to get a quick update in case you are getting an issue with the order. Amazon also handles refunds, if any, and returns requests for you to directly get in touch with the customer.

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