These Buy Shipping preferences apply to all shipping
locations, regardless of the default shipping address that is used. You can set custom
package types, confirmation preferences, and insurance settings.
On the Buy Shipping preferences page, you can create custom package types for shipping your products. When you create a new package type, enter the dimensions into the Buy Shipping preferences page. Once complete, this allows you to select that package type when purchasing shipping.
To create, modify, delete, or reorganize custom
packaging, go to the Buy
Shipping preferences page:
Select Settings at the top right of any page in Seller Central, click Account Info, and then click Buy Shipping Preferences under Shipping and Returns Information.
Next to an order, click Buy shipping, and then
click Buy Shipping
Click Edit in the Preferences for all ship-from
locations area to manage custom packages.
Perform one or more of these
To add a new package type, click Add new package button and fill in the columns.
To delete an existing package type, click Delete on the right side of the row.
To modify an existing package
type, type the new information over the existing information.
Click the Save button to save your changes.
Note: In the second column of Buy Shipping
Services, you can select the Custom package and type in different values for any of the three package
dimensions for a one-time shipping purchase. The one-time dimensions will not be saved
for future use.
Confirmation settings allow you to preselect settings for all your shipments or for
shipments over a defined package value. These settings will apply to all shipments
regardless of the warehouse that they are shipped from
In the Confirmation settings section, select one of the following:
None: Confirmation will never be preselected in Buy
For all packages: Your preferred confirmation method
will be preselected in Buy Shipping.
For packages with a value greater than: Your preferred
confirmation method will be preselected in Buy Shipping for all packages over the
value you define
If you select confirmation for either all packages or packages over a defined value you
will have the following options:
confirmation: Carrier will confirm when package is delivered (charges
usually apply and vary per carrier).
confirmation: Carrier will obtain a signature when package is
delivered (charges usually apply and vary per carrier).
Insurance preferences allow you to set your optional insurance settings for all of your
shipments, or only for shipments over a defined package value. These settings will apply
to all shipments regardless of the warehouse they are shipped from.
In the Insurance settings
section, select one of the following:
Insurance will never be preselected in Buy Shipping.
packages: Insurance will be preselected for all packages.
For packages with a value greater than: Insurance will
be preselected for all packages over the value you define
The package value for insurance
coverage will be set to the total cost charged to the buyer (excluding tax).
The default insurance based on the
carrier and shipping method is always available. For more information, see Optional
coverage for loss or damage.