How does FBA work?


krislreddick
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5 May 15 10:42:50 pm
Hello,

I'm interested in learning how to order in quantity from a wholesaler and have it shipped directly to Amazon for FBA sales. Is this possible? Can someone walk me through what I need to do so that everything goes smoothly?

Thanks!


fudjj
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6 May 15 01:51:51 am
Hi Kristie and welcome to the forum,

This link is a good one to watch Link hidden: Login to view


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krislreddick
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12 May 15 12:31:06 am
Thanks for your reply fudjj, but that video does not address my question. I would like to make a bulk purchase from a wholesaler, and have the wholesaler ship directly to Amazon. I then want Amazon to fulfill orders on my behalf from this inventory that the wholesaler sent them.

Is this possible?
Thanks.


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12 May 15 02:27:25 am
Yes, Amazon run a very large fulfillment service. Just contact Amazon for full details Link hidden: Login to view


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krislreddick
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12 May 15 07:58:03 pm
Hi fudjj,

I am already familiar with Amazon's fulfillment service. My question has to do with how to purchase from a wholesaler, have them ship directly to Amazon, and have Amazon recognize that the shipment came from me.

Currently, I have been adding items to my inventory through my seller account, letting Amazon provide me with a shipping label to send the items in, and mailing the items myself. I now want to cut myself out of that loop - shipping directly from a wholesale supplier to Amazon. But I don't know how to go about this, since the mailing label that Amazon provides me is what allows Amazon to know the shipment came from me. How can I have a wholesaler ship directly to Amazon on my behalf, and have Amazon recognize that it should be added to my inventory?

Thanks.


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12 May 15 09:10:57 pm
It's just a matter of setting that up at both ends. Let your supplier and Amazon know about the restructure, Amazon will let you know what or if anything else is required, but it should be quite straight forward.


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