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Amazon FBA can provide cross-border e-commerce sellers with warehousing and distribution service solutions, and there are very strict Amazon FBA shipment requirements, if the operation is not appropriate, it greatly increases the seller’s warehousing and logistics costs.

If there is a rejection, shelf delay or abandonment, return and other warehousing problems, it is likely to stop receiving the seller’s goods.

But as 80% of Amazon sellers will choose the FBA mode.

It improves listing rankings

Fast delivery timeframe


Amazon FBA shipment requirements


Amazon FBA shipment requirements

Amazon FBA shipment requirements— – cartons

Carton weight:USA: <=50lb (22.5kg), >50lb labeled Team Lift, >100lb labeled Mech Lift.

Amazon FBA shipment requirements–palletizing

Europe: <=15kg, >15kg labeled with “Overweight Label”.

> 15kg needs to be palletized

  • Carton size: All <=63.5cm, either side >63.5cm, need to be palletized.
  • Carton stacking: no packing tape or elastic band, no staples or nylon fiber tape, no nails or spikes.

Palletizing Requirements – United States

  • Standard pallet: Wooden pallet 1m * 1.25m
  • Height of pallet: <= 1.8m (including pallet base)
  • Pallet weight: <=1500 lbs (680kg)
  • Stacked pallets: Single height <= 127cm, Double height <= 254 cm, Clearance min= 8cm.


Amazon FBA shipment requirements


Palletizing Requirements – Europe

  • Pallet size: Wooden pallet 1mx1.2m for UK, 0.8mx1.2m for other countries.
  • Pallet height: <=1.8m
  • Pallet weight: <= 1000kg
  • Labeling: Multiple SKUs on the pallet, labeled with Mixed SKU warning label.

How to choose the right Amazon FBA freight forwarder

1、Comparison of ocean freight, air freight and international express delivery

Timeliness factors: inventory, promotional time points, off-peak seasons

  • Cost factors: volume of goods, heavy cargo, off-peak seasons
  • Service level: ease of operation, loss of goods, less goods

Amazon FBA shipment requirements Tips

  1. <=200kg international express is recommended, >200Kg sea freight or air freight, depending on the time requirement.
  2. Sea freight should be planned in advance, booking: off-season in advance of 7 to 10 days, peak season: 2 weeks in advance
  3. International express into the Amazon warehouse can be free of reservation
  4. The first shipment should be more varieties of small quantities, and then less frequency and more stock
  5. Focus on improving product packaging and playing the size of the tray, 10% to 30% savings


Amazon FBA shipment requirementsc


Logistics service providers to choose the level of service

  1.  Transparent and economic costs (logistics costs, tariffs and VAT)
  2. Stable and fast time (SLA)
  3.  Visibility of logistics nodes and ease of operation (full traceability)

If you want to know more about it, click on Amazon Seller Center.

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