Everything You Need To Know About FBA
January 16, 2020
| Kritika Sharma
Like Google, Amazon is also vast and ever-changing. Amazon offers an incredible opportunity for entrepreneurs to create a fully functional online business opportunity from the comfort of their homes or workplaces.
The best part about Amazon is that not only it gives you the world’s most powerful and cutting-edge marketplace, with the Amazon brand supporting yours, it also relieves you of the headaches of managing inventory, packing and shipping. The tag Fulfilled by Amazon a.k.a FBA carries a world of value – it evokes trust and faith in the seller and customer that her order is in safe hands and will be delivered in the fastest possible time.
What is FBA
Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) as the name suggests, is an Amazon marketing service where Amazon is responsible for inventory management, picking, packing, storage, shipping and customer service for your orders. Opting for FBA takes the burden off your shoulders and allows you more flexibility in their selling practices. FBA allows the seller to ship their products to the Amazon fulfillment center where the merchandise is stored in a warehouse until they are sold. When an order is placed, Amazon employees prepare the package and ship the product.
How FBA Functions
Let’s break the Fulfillment by Amazon process down into steps:
Start by signing up on Amazon. If you already have an account, then include FBA to your current account.
Add all the products from your inventory to Amazon’s catalog. This can be done by adding products either individually, in groups, or by using the inventory management software Amazon’s API.
Once you have created the catalog, pack your products so they can be safely shipped to your nearest Amazon’s fulfillment centers.
Now, your products are ready to be purchased. From here, it is Amazon’s responsibility to receive orders, packing and shipping them to the customers. Amazon also handles all inquiries with its 24/7 customer support service which is good for your product and business.
What Benefits does FBA Offers
Frees Up Time:
You get enough time to focus on your business rather than focusing on selling and shipping
The storage issue is entirely taken care of by Amazon, and you don’t have to worry about that anymore.
Your product goes with Amazon tag on it which will be helpful for your business as Amazon has got a solid name and buyers trust it.
Stuck with complicated customs regulations and shipping practices? You don’t have to as Amazon has taken care of it.
FBA is directly proportional to Amazon Prime which your Amazon Prime buyers will be very happy about.
Amazon will take care of returns for you, right from talking to the buyer and sending them a new product.
Yes, you can use other people’s listings for your own, adding even more time saved by using FBA.
Benefits of choosing Wisitech for FBA:
- Reduce the hassle related to shipping and warehousing.
- Includes management of labeling, packing, shipping & inventory requirements of Amazon’s FBA program
- Creating and maintaining your professional online appearance
- Increased visibility on Amazon
- Improved margins
We hope this article will be helpful to you.
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