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FBA inventory

Important: If you have a North America Unified account and list products on,, or, products listed for sale in those marketplaces must be sent to a fulfillment center in the respective country. To create shipments for different North American marketplaces, select the marketplace from the drop-down menu at the top right of the Seller Central page before you create your shipment. For information about selling across North American borders, see Important information for international sellers.

Use the tools in your seller account to list products, create shipping plans, send in shipments, track and monitor your shipments, and remove inventory from Amazon fulfillment centers.

Manage FBA inventory

Send inventory to Amazon

Note: Once your inventory is received at a fulfillment center or receive center, it is available for sale. You can track the status of your shipment in the Shipping Queue with the status cycling through In Transit, Delivered, Checked-In, Receiving and, finally Closed. To learn more, visit How Amazon receives and stores your inventory.
  • Send to Amazon (beta) For small parcel shipments packed in single-SKU boxes that are shipped using either an Amazon-partnered carrier or a non-partnered carrier. Send to Amazon lets you create reusable packing templates to save box content information along with prep and labeling selections for your SKUs. This saves you time on each replenishment.
  • Send FBA Inventory to Amazon Prepare to send inventory to Amazon by creating a shipping plan using the tools in your seller account.
  • Create a Shipping Plan in Bulk Upload a tab-delimited .txt file to create a shipping plan that you can track in your seller account.
  • Packaging and Prep Requirements Avoid delays, unplanned service fees, and penalties by adhering to Amazon's packaging and prep requirements.
  • Label FBA Inventory Avoid delays, unplanned service fees, and penalties by adhering to Amazon's labeling requirements.
  • Seller University For a quick introduction to the shipment creation process, watch the Seller University video series beginning with What is FBA?.

By default, when you create a shipping plan, your shipment may be divided into multiple shipments, each directed to a different fulfillment center. The fulfillment centers are selected based on the products you're shipping and where you are shipping from. By having your inventory spread across multiple fulfillment centers across the country, customers who buy your product may receive it faster than they would if your inventory was located farther away.

Track and reconcile shipments

Remove inventory from an Amazon fulfillment center

Manage Multi-Channel Fulfillment inventory

Manage FBA orders

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