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Manage FBA inventory

You can use the tools on the Manage Inventory page for routine inventory management tasks, including specific FBA tasks such as creating a shipping plan or submitting Multi-Channel Fulfillment orders. You can also set filters and preferences to create customized displays of your FBA inventory.

On the Manage Inventory page, you can:

  • View and sort your inventory
  • Create, copy, and edit listings
  • Manage pricing
  • Add and remove images
  • Close and delete listings

For more information, see Manage Inventory.

Set FBA filters and preferences

You can quickly filter your list to show only your FBA inventory.

  • In the Filters bar, next to Fulfilled by, click Amazon.

To sort your FBA inventory, click a column header.

You can add and remove columns, including columns displaying information specific to your FBA inventory, by setting your preferences.


  1. In the upper right of the Manage Inventory page, click Preferences.
  2. On the Manage Inventory Preferences page, select (to display) or clear (to hide) the columns that you want. Columns specific to FBA inventory are:
    • Available displays the quantity of that product available to ship to customers.
    • Inbound displays the quantity of that product in assigned to shipping plans, in transit to fulfillment centers, or being processed at the fulfillment center.
    • Unfulfillable displays the quantity of that product that is currently in fulfillment centers, but not in a condition that can be sold.
    • Reserved displays that quantity of that product that is:
      • being processed at the fulfillment center
      • associated with a pending customer order
      • being shipped to another fulfillment center
    • Fee Preview displays the estimated fees for the product once it is sold. For more information, see Preview Your Fees.
    • Fulfilled by specifies whether that product is currently fulfilled by Amazon or if you are fulfilling it yourself.

For more information about preferences, see "Setting your preferences" in Manage Inventory.

Begin FBA tasks

The Manage Inventory page is the first step in many common FBA inventory tasks. You begin by selecting the inventory that you want, and then, on the Action on selected menu, choose one of the following:

  • Change to Fulfilled by Amazon

    When you send inventory to Amazon for fulfillment, you need to change the fulfillment method to Fulfilled by Amazon. For more information, see List Products for Fulfillment by Amazon.

  • Change to Fulfilled by Merchant

    You can change the Fulfilled by setting to specify that you fulfill the product yourself.

  • Send/replenish inventory

    When you want to send inventory to Amazon for fulfillment, you begin by creating a shipping plan. For more information, see Send FBA inventory to Amazon.

  • Set replenishment alerts

    You can set alerts that let you know when you're running low on inventory. For more information, see Replenishment Alerts.

  • Match low price

    Quickly match the current lowest prices on Amazon for the products you offer. For more information, see Match Low Price.

  • Create removal order

    Have your non-sellable inventory in Amazon fulfillment centers either returned to you or disposed of. For more information, see Remove Inventory.

  • Create fulfillment order

    Submit an order you received through another sales channel for fulfillment by Amazon. For more information, see Submit or Cancel a Multi-Channel Fulfillment Order.

  • Print product labels

    Print Amazon product labels for selected inventory. For more information, see Label FBA Inventory.

  • Close listings

    You may close a listing at any time, up until the time it is purchased. This action does not remove the record from your inventory. For more information, see Manage Inventory.

  • Delete products and listings

    When you delete a listing, the SKU and all sales history and product information are permanently removed from your seller account. For more information, see Manage Inventory.

  • Advertise listing

    You can advertise your listing by using Sponsored Products, an advertising service that helps you promote the products you list on Amazon. For more information see Amazon Sponsored Products.

Additional inventory management tasks

Across the top of the Manage Inventory page are links to additional views and tasks, some of which apply specifically to FBA inventory.

  • All inventory

    Return to a view of all of your inventory.

  • Failed

    Identify errors that result in failed listings or "no listing" errors by reviewing the messages in the Error type column, and then use that information to search for resolutions to that specific error.

  • Suppressed

    Suppressed listings are those listings that do not meet minimum Amazon standards. For more information, see Suppressed Listings.

  • Listing enhancements

    Identify opportunities to improve your listings by reviewing the messages in the Enhancement column, and then use that information to update your listing. For more information, see Enhance Your Listings.

  • Remove unfulfillable inventory

    Create removal orders for unfulfillable inventory. For more information, see Remove Inventory from Fulfillment Centers.

  • Fix stranded inventory

    Stranded inventory is inventory in a fulfillment center that does not have an active offer on Amazon. For more information, see Fix Stranded Inventory.

  • Manage pricing

    Update prices on any active listings, either one by one or in batches. For more information, see Manage Inventory.

  • Inventory Amazon fulfills

    Provides a view of FBA inventory exclusively. For more information, see Amazon-fulfilled inventory.

  • Shipping Queue

    Review information about the status of each of your shipments, including shipping plans you're currently working on, those in transit and at the fulfillment center, and all deleted, canceled, or closed shipments. For more information, see Track Your Shipment (Shipping Queue).

  • Inventory Dashboard

    Provides a summary of key inventory metrics and highlights opportunities to improve your inventory efficiency and in-stock performance. For more information, see Inventory Dashboard.

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