How Does Amazon Fulfillment Work

Updated February, 2020
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How does  Amazon Fulfillment work? You sell it and Amazon ships it. FBA can help you scale your business and reach more customers/buyers.

The detailed process is as follows;

  • You send your items to Amazon to be stored in their fulfillment centers.

  • After Amazon receives your inventory, you can track it through their tracking system.

  • Buyers order your items from Amazon (or other eCommerce platforms).

  • Amazon picks and packs the sold items.

  • Amazon ships your items by the method chosen by the customer and provides the tracking information.

  • They provide customer service and return management for items.

How it works;

  • Set up FBA.

  • Create your product listings.

  • Prepare your products.

  • Ship your products to Amazon.

  • Buyers order your products and Amazon picks, packs, and ships them.

  • Amazon provides customer support on products you sell.

  • Make the most of FREE One-Day Shipping.

Prime customers get fast, free shipping on your products, and all customers can qualify for FREE shipping on eligible orders. 

For all your sales channels, Amazon stores your inventory in its fulfillment centers and fulfills orders as they are placed. 

Amazon charges different fees for use of their services.