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2020 US FBA fulfillment fee changes

Note: For an overview of 2020 US selling fee changes, visit amazon.com/selling-fee-changes.

On February 18, 2020, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) fulfillment fee changes will take effect. This page details the upcoming changes for the following fulfillment fees:

  • Core FBA fulfillment fees (excluding clothing)
  • FBA fulfillment fees for clothing
  • FBA fulfillment fees for dangerous goods

Core FBA fulfillment fee changes (excluding clothing)

The adjusted core FBA fulfillment fees shown below take effect on February 18, 2020.

Before February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020, and after
Size tier Shipping weight Packaging weight Fulfillment fee per unit1 Fulfillment fee per unit1
Small standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $2.41 $2.50
10 to 16 oz $2.48 $2.63
Large standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $3.19 $3.31
10 to 16 oz $3.28 $3.48
1 to 2 lb 4 oz $4.76 $4.90
2 to 3 lb 4 oz $5.26 $5.42
3 lb to 21 lb 4 oz $5.26 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb $5.42 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb
Small oversize 71 lb or less 1 lb $8.26 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $8.26 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb
Medium oversize 151 lb or less 1 lb $9.79 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $11.37 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb
Large oversize 151 lb or less 1 lb $75.78 + $0.79/lb above first 90 lb $75.78 + $0.79/lb above first 90 lb
Special oversize N/A 1 lb $137.32 + $0.91/lb above first 90 lb $137.32 + $0.91/lb above first 90 lb

1Lithium batteries and items that contain or are sold with them incur an additional $0.11 per-unit fulfillment fee.

FBA fulfillment fees changes for clothing

On February 18, 2020, we will eliminate the $0.40 per-unit surcharge for clothing items and implement the following fee changes for clothing items in the Clothing & Accessories category.

Before February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020, and after
Size tier Shipping weight Packaging weight Fulfillment fee per unit1 Fulfillment fee per unit1
Small standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $2.81 $2.92
10 to 16 oz $2.88 $3.11
Large standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $3.59 $3.70
10 to 16 oz $3.68 $3.81
1 to 2 lb 4 oz $5.16 $5.35
2 to 3 lb 4 oz $5.66 $5.95
3 lb to 21 lb 4 oz $5.66 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb $5.95 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb

1Lithium batteries and items that contain or are sold with them incur an additional $0.11 per-unit fulfillment fee.

Note: Oversize clothing tiers (small oversize, medium oversize, large oversize, and special oversize) will be charged the core FBA fulfillment fees.

Product examples

The following product examples help illustrate the new FBA fee structure.

Small standard size (0 to 10 oz)

Mobile device case

Dimensions: 13.8 x 9 x 0.7 inches

Unit weight: 2.88 oz

Shipping weight: 7 oz

Before February 18, 2020
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $2.41
February 18, 2020, and after
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $2.50
Large standard size (10 to 16 oz)

T-shirt

Dimensions: 8.5 x 4.8 x 1 inches

Unit weight: 6.08 oz

Shipping weight: 11 oz

Before February 18, 2020
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $3.68
February 18, 2020, and after
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $3.81
Large standard size (over 3 lb)

Iron

Dimensions: 12.6 x 6.6 x 5.5 inches

Unit weight: 3.35 lb

Shipping weight: 4 lb

Before February 18, 2020
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $5.64
February 18, 2020, and after
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $5.80
Small oversize

Baby cot

Dimensions: 24 x 7.5 x 6 inches

Unit weight: 7.90 lb

Shipping weight: 9 lb

Before February 18, 2020
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $10.92
February 18, 2020, and after
Fulfillment fee (per unit) $10.92
Large oversize

Monitor

Dimensions: 54 x 35 x 3.5 inches

Unit weight: 41 lb

Shipping weight: 49 lb*

Before February 18, 2020

Fulfillment fee (per unit) $75.78

February 18, 2020, and after

Fulfillment fee (per unit) $75.78

*Based on a dimensional weight of 47.59 lb, which is greater than the unit weight.

Fulfillment fee changes for dangerous goods (excluding clothing)

FBA has separate fulfillment fees for dangerous goods (also known as hazardous materials or hazmat) that require special handling and storage. (For more information, see FBA Dangerous Goods (Hazmat) program and the Dangerous goods identification guide.)

The following fulfillment fee adjustments for items sold through the FBA Dangerous Goods program will take effect on February 18, 2020.

Before February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020, and after
Size tier Shipping weight Packaging weight Fulfillment fee per unit Fulfillment fee per unit
Small standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $3.27 $3.43
10 to 16 oz $3.45 $3.64
Large standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $3.87 $4.06
10 to 16 oz $4.01 $4.23
1 to 2 lb 4 oz $5.23 $5.47
2 to 3 lb 4 oz $5.70 $5.86
3 lb to 21 lb 4 oz $5.70 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb $5.86 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb
Small oversize 71 lb or less 1 lb $8.98 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $8.98 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb
Medium oversize 151 lb or less 1 lb $11.22 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $11.22 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb
Large oversize 151 lb or less 1 lb $87.14 + $0.79/lb above first 90 lb $87.14 + $0.79/lb above first 90 lb
Special oversize N/A 1 lb $157.12 + $0.91/lb above first 90 lb $157.12 + $0.91/lb above first 90 lb

Fulfillment fee changes for dangerous goods clothing items

FBA has separate fulfillment fees for dangerous goods clothing items that require special handling and storage. (For more information on dangerous goods, also known as hazardous materials or hazmat, see FBA Dangerous Goods (Hazmat) program and the Dangerous goods identification guide.)

The following fulfillment fee adjustments for items sold through the FBA Dangerous Goods program will take effect on February 18, 2020.

Before February 18, 2020 February 18, 2020, and after
Size tier Shipping weight Packaging weight Fulfillment fee per unit Fulfillment fee per unit
Small standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $3.67 $3.85
10 to 16 oz 4 oz $3.85 $4.12
Large standard 10 oz or less 4 oz $4.27 $4.45
10 to 16 oz 4 oz $4.41 $4.56
1 to 2 lb 4 oz $5.63 $5.92
2 to 3 lb 4 oz $6.10 $6.39
3 to 21 lb 4 oz $6.10 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb $6.39 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb

Frequently asked questions

When do these changes take effect?

The new fulfillment fees take effect on February 18, 2020.

Will the fee changes apply to products ordered before February 18, 2020?

The FBA fulfillment fees are calculated and charged when shipments leave Amazon fulfillment centers. As a result, if a product is ordered before February 18, 2020, but is shipped on or after that date, the new FBA fulfillment fees will apply.

How do I determine what product size tier my product belongs to?

Use the product size tier table to determine your product's size tier.

I have questions not addressed here. How can I get help?

If you have more questions, please contact Seller Support. If you would like to send us your feedback, email us at fba-fee-announce-feedback@amazon.com. The FBA business team will review all comments sent to this address.

Glossary

Small standard size

Any packaged item that is 12 oz or less with its longest side 15 inches or less, its shortest side 0.75 inch or less, and its median side 12 inches or less.

Large standard size

Any packaged item that is 20 lb or less with its longest side 18 inches or less, its shortest side 8 inches or less, and its median side 14 inches or less.

Small oversize

Any packaged unit that is 70 lb or less with its longest side 60 inches or less, its median side 30 inches or less, and its longest side plus girth 130 inches or less.

Medium oversize

Any packaged unit that is 150 lb or less with its longest side 108 inches or less and its longest side plus girth 130 inches or less.

Large oversize

Any packaged unit that is 150 lb or less with its longest side 108 inches or less and its longest side plus girth 165 inches or less.

Special oversize

Any packaged unit that exceeds one or more of the following: over 150 lb (unit weight or dimensional weight), over 108 inches on its longest side, or over 165 inches when the longest side is added to the girth. In addition, products that we determine require special handling or delivery will be designated as special oversize.

Median side

The dimension of a product that is neither the longest nor the shortest side.

Girth

A unit measure equivalent to 2 x (median side + shortest side).

Unit weight

The weight of an individual unit.

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