THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SHIPPING FROM CHINA TO AMAZON FBA

Shipping products from China to Amazon warehouse is not that difficult, however it is little come complex than asking your supplier to stick a UPS label on a product and sent it to a single Amazon warehouse.

You have two choices to get your products to Amazon FBA distribution centers i.e.

·         Shipping directly to Amazon FBA warehouses from China

·         Shipping to a third party and then to Amazon FBA

Shipping directly to Amazon FBA

You will need to instruct your Chinese supplier to prepare your goods completely according to FBA specifications if you’re shipping directly from China. It can be challenging sometimes. Listed below are the pros and cons of shipping directly to Amazon from China.

PROS

CONS

Quicker transit time

Shipments to multiple FCs

Middleman cost is saved

Can’t use partnered carriers

Less handling of products

Can’t inspect goods domestically

 

Shipping to middleman/3PL

There are a lot of middlemen who can help you with shipping your goods to Amazon FBA but it comes with its own benefits and challenges.

PROS

CONS

Goods can be inspected

Longer time to reach Amazon

Undisclosed sales strategies to suppliers

Can be expensive

Low chances of rejection of shipment

More handling of products

 

Shipping from China to Amazon FBA is a very common and profitable Amazon business strategy. Every Amazon seller has only a single goal – Find bestselling Amazon products, get it manufactured and ship it to Amazon FBA warehouse. You just need to figure out which method works best for you and at the cheapest rates to make the most profits.