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2020 US Multi-Channel Fulfillment fee changes

On April 1, 2020, Multi-Channel Fulfillment (MCF) fee changes will take effect. This page details the following changes:

  • Reduced rates for expedited 2-day shipping (up to 30%, depending on size tier)
  • Reduced rates for standard shipping
  • Introduction of new size tiers for standard and expedited shipping

Fulfillment fees and size tiers

The adjusted MCF fees and size tiers shown below take effect on April 1, 2020.

Standard 3-5 business day shipping
Size tier 1 unit order 2 unit order 3 unit order 4 unit order 5+ unit order
Small standard: 4 oz or less $3.95 $2.75 $2.39 $1.89 $1.79
Small standard: 4 to 10 oz $4.95 $3.45 $2.95 $2.29 $1.99
Small standard: 10 to 16 oz $5.79 $4.05 $3.45 $2.89 $2.59
Large standard: 10 oz or less $5.49 $3.85 $3.29 $2.69 $2.39
Large standard: 10 to 16 oz $5.79 $3.90 $3.40 $2.89 $2.59
Large standard: 1 to 2 lb $5.95 $3.95 $3.45 $3.35 $2.95
Large standard: 2 to 21 lb $5.95 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $3.95 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $3.45 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $3.35 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $2.95 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb
Small oversize $10.99 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $6.80 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $5.80 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $4.80 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $3.80 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb
Medium oversize $15.30 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb
Large oversize $78.30 + $0.80/lb above first 90 lb
Special oversize $143.30 + $0.92/lb above first 90 lb
Expedited 2-day shipping
Size tier 1 unit order 2 unit order 3 unit order 4 unit order 5+ unit order
Small standard: 10 oz or less $5.69 $3.99 $3.29 $2.89 $2.49
Small standard: 10 to 16 oz $5.89 $4.19 $3.49 $3.09 $2.69
Large standard: 10 oz or less $5.79 $4.09 $3.39 $2.99 $2.59
Large standard: 10 to 16 oz $6.29 $4.59 $3.89 $3.49 $3.09
Large standard: 1 to 2 lb $6.99 $4.99 $4.19 $3.69 $3.29
Large standard: 2 to 21 lb $6.99 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $4.99 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $4.19 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $3.69 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $3.29 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb
Small oversize $11.99 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $7.80 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $7.30 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $7.15 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb $6.85 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb
Medium oversize $16.80 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb
Large oversize $78.30 + $0.80/lb above first 90 lb
Special oversize $143.30 + $0.92/lb above first 90 lb
Priority next-day shipping
Size tier 1 unit order 2 unit order 3 unit order 4 unit order 5+ unit order
Small standard: 16 oz or less $12.80 $7.30 $6.30 $5.80 $4.30
Large standard: 16 oz or less $13.80 $7.80 $6.80 $5.90 $4.80
Large standard: 1 to 2 lb $13.85 $7.85 $6.85 $5.95 $4.85
Large standard: 2 to 21 lb $13.85 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $7.85 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $6.85 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $5.95 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $4.85 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb
Small oversize $20.80 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $11.30 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $8.20 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $7.70 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb $7.30 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb
Medium oversize $31.30 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb
Large oversize $78.30 + $0.80/lb above first 90 lb
Special oversize $143.30 + $0.92/lb above first 90 lb

To see the current MCF rates, refer to Fulfillment fees for Multi-Channel Fulfillment orders.

Product examples

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

Small standard size (4 to 10 oz)

Tablet case

Dimensions: 10.6 x 8.1 x 0.7 inches

Unit weight: 4.96 oz

Shipping weight: 9 oz

Prior to April 1, 2020
Standard $5.85
Expedited $7.90
Priority $12.80

Effective April 1, 2020
Standard $4.95
Expedited $5.69
Priority $12.80
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

Prior to April 1, 2020
Standard $5.90
Expedited $8.30
Priority $13.80

Effective April 1, 2020
Standard $5.79
Expedited $6.29
Priority $13.80
Large standard size (2 to 21 lb)

Iron

Dimensions: 12.6 x 6.6 x 5.5 inches

Unit weight: 3.35 lb

Shipping weight: 4 lb

Prior to April 1, 2020
Standard $6.73
Expedited $9.13
Priority $14.63

Effective April 1, 2020
Standard $6.71
Expedited $7.75
Priority $14.63
Small oversize

Baby cot

Dimensions: 24 x 7.5 x 6 inches

Unit weight: 7.90 lb

Shipping weight: 9 lb

Prior to April 1, 2020
Standard $15.03
Expedited $16.03
Priority $23.53

Effective April 1, 2020
Standard $13.65
Expedited $14.65
Priority $23.53
Large oversize

Monitor

Dimensions: 54 x 35 x 3.5 inches

Unit weight: 41 lb

Shipping weight: 49 lb*

Prior to April 1, 2020
Standard $78.30
Expedited $78.30
Priority $78.30

Effective April 1, 2020
Standard $78.30
Expedited $78.30
Priority $78.30

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

Frequently asked questions

When do these changes take effect?

The new fulfillment fees and size tiers take effect on April 1, 2020.

Will the fee changes apply to products ordered before April 1, 2020?

Multi-Channel Fulfillment fees are calculated when an order is shipped from our warehouse. For orders shipped after 12 a.m. (PDT) on April 1, 2020, the new MCF fees 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 us-mcf-fee-announce-feedback@amazon.com.

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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