How to Get Products Shipped for Your Amazon FBA Business
If you have an Amazon FBA business, you must know how to get your products shipped. Luckily, the process is really simple. In this post, we will give you step by step instructions to get your products shipped.
Register your account
If you have a business, the first thing you need to do is to create an account. Registering your account is the most important part of the process. To properly register your business, follow the instructions. The instructions are very easy to follow. Just make sure that you provide correct information.
List items and assign inventory
The next step is to list your products. After creating a new list of products, you will need to figure out how you will track your inventory. You can track your inventory in a couple of ways. You can use the manufacturer’s barcode, or you can print your own barcode. You will have to decide how your products will be shipped and list those products.
Estimate your fees
You can estimate your fees in two ways. There are some items that you have not sold through FBA. For those items, compare your fulfillment costs. There are also items that you have added to your FBA inventory. For those items, use fee preview to review your estimated fees.
Create your shipment
To ship inventory to Amazon, you need to create a shipping plan. The product, quantity and shipping method should be included. Everything should be propped and labeled. Amazon will make the process a bit easier by doing it for you. Then your shipment can be tracked through the fulfillment process.
Prepare products for shipping
Some of your products will need special packaging. Special supplies may be needed. Those supplies include shrink wrap, Poly bags, special labels, tape and bubble wrap. If you follow Amazon prep requirements, your items will be safe. Make sure your follow the requirements when preparing products.
Track your inventory
The inventory that you have sent to Amazon by shipment can be tracked using shipment ID, tracking ID and processing status. After you have checked your inventory, it is available for sale on the website.
Promote your listings
If you advertise properly, the visibility of your business will increase. Sponsored products can be used to create ads which are targeted to relevant customer searches. You must make adjustments and monitor progress to make sure that things are going well.
Manage your inventory
Amazon offers several tools to manage your inventory. Products can be added, removed and updated quickly and easily. To review product performance and manage your excess and slow-moving stock, you can use the inventory dashboard. You will find it very easy to use.