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FBA features, services, and fees

As part of Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), you have access to optional features and services to help you manage and grow your business. FBA fees cover the cost of storing your products in Amazon's fulfillment centers; picking, packing, and shipping orders; and providing customer service for products sold.

FBA Overview

FBA features

Customer service for FBA orders: Amazon provides customer service on your behalf when you sell products through FBA.

Global selling: Use FBA and the tools available in your seller account to expand your business globally.

FBA services

Amazon Partnered Carrier program: Amazon partnered carriers offer discounted rates for shipping your inventory to fulfillment centers.

Multi-Channel Fulfillment: Have Amazon fill orders for inventory that you sell on your own website and other channels.

FBA Label Service: Amazon will apply barcode labels to your inventory for you. A per-item fee applies.

FBA Prep Service: Amazon will prepare your inventory so it meets FBA prep requirements. A per-item fee applies.

FBA Repackaging Service: Amazon will repackage your eligible FBA items that buyers have returned so the items can be resold.

Inventory Placement Service: When you create a shipping plan, your shipment may be divided into multiple shipments going to different fulfillment centers. With the Inventory Placement Service, you can send all of your inventory to a single fulfillment center, and Amazon will distribute it for you. A per-item fee applies.

Manual Processing Service: If you do not provide box content information when you ship inventory to FBA, Amazon will manually process your boxes at the fulfillment center. A per-item fee applies.

Scan & Label: Scan & Label allows you to scan your products using a barcode scanner, and then print and apply labels one at a time, making it easier to ensure the right label is applied to the right unit.

FBA fees

Fulfillment fees for FBA orders: An overview of FBA fees for order fulfillment and related services.1

Monthly inventory storage fees: Storage fees are charged for all items stored in an Amazon fulfillment center based on calendar month and your daily average volume of inventory.

Long-term storage fees: Inventory in Amazon fulfillment centers is assessed a long-term storage fee in addition to the monthly storage fee.

Removal order fees and disposal order fees: You can have Amazon return or dispose of your inventory in Amazon fulfillment centers. A per-item fee applies.

Returns processing fees: A returns processing fee is charged for orders for which Amazon offers free return shipping.

Unplanned service fees: When inventory arrives at a fulfillment center without proper preparation or labeling, Amazon provides those services for you. A per-item fee applies.

Note: Amazon regularly reviews FBA fulfillment fees. Go to FBA fulfillment fee changes for latest information.

FBA fee tools

Fee estimating tools

Revenue Calculator Estimate fees and profit based on fulfillment channel. (Visit tool)
Fee Preview report Download a report that shows the estimated selling on Amazon and fulfillment fees for your current listings. (Accessible in Fulfillment reports)
Estimated fee per unit sold widget Preview the core fees for selling on Amazon and Fulfillment by Amazon when a unit is sold of a specific SKU. (Accessible on Manage inventory)
Referral Fee Preview report Download a report that provides the estimated referral fee based on your current listed item price. (Accessible in Inventory reports)
GetMyFeesEstimate API The GetMyFeesEstimate API takes a list of products and returns the selling on Amazon and fulfillment fees for those products.

Tools to review fees paid

Amazon fees card Review fees charged on a SKU over time. (Accessible in SKU Central, by clicking the SKU within Manage inventory)
Payments This page provides summary information on payments, including fees paid. The linked reports provide a detailed breakdown of fees paid on specific transactions and events. (Visit page)
Fee Explainer See more details about how your selling fees were calculated on a specific transaction with the Fee Explainer. (Accessible in Payments – Transaction View, when viewing a specific transaction’s details)
Monthly Storage Fees report Download a report that shows the estimated monthly storage fees for each ASIN of your inventory stored in Amazon fulfillment centers. (Accessible in Fulfillment reports)
Long-Term Storage Fee Charges report Download a report that provides itemized long-term storage fee charges for your inventory stored in Amazon fulfillment centers. (Accessible in Fulfillment reports)
Inventory storage overage fees report Download a report that shows the estimated inventory storage overage fees, based on storage type, for your inventory in Amazon fulfillment centers that exceeds your storage limits. (Accessible in Fulfillment reports)

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