Amazon is the biggest and fastest-growing e-commerce marketplace all around the globe. It is one of the most important channels for many to make their products accessible to several genuine customers.
Fulfilment of orders is an important part of selling on Amazon. Many companies have dedicated Amazon Fulfilment managers to take care of this task smoothly and effectively.
There are several fulfilment options available on Amazon, including working with 3rd party courier partners for delivery of your products. But Amazon Transportation Services (ATS) does it in the most disciplined way.
And since the courier belongs to Amazon, Amazon gives certain benefits to sellers choosing its courier services. Isn’t it obvious, right?
To understand everything about Amazon Easy Ship Courier, Click Here.
Let’s process an order, to understand the process of fulfilment of order through Easy Ship.
Step 1: Go to ‘Manage Orders’ under Orders Tab on Amazon Seller Central.
The term ‘Seller Fulfilled’ on the top left corner indicates that we are on Fulfilled by Merchant (FBM) Orders. To understand the difference between Fulfilled by Merchant (FBM) orders and Fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) orders, Click Here.
There is a yellow button against each order. ‘Schedule Pickup’ button indicates Easy Ship order while the ‘Confirm Shipment’ button indicates Self-Ship Order.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Schedule Pickup’ button to book a slot with an Amazon Courier Person for pickup of this package.
Enter the weight of the packed product in grams and enter the dimensions of the product in cms.
Once you click on the ‘Get Pickup Slots’ button, a drop-down menu will come showing various pickup slots that are available. Choose the desired slot from the available options.
The easy ship courier charge gets automatically calculated based on the weight and dimensions of the product. To understand in detail the calculation of easy ship charge, Click Here
Amazon offers certain benefits to sellers based on their performance through the STEP Program. Click here to know everything about the program, with useful insights from an experienced seller.
Step 3: Once you have verified the package details and pick slot, click on ‘Schedule Pickup’.
On the confirmation window, click on the ‘Print’ button to print the Shipping Label and Tax Invoice. Affix the shipping label on the package and put the tax invoice inside the package.
The pickup person will come at any time within the booked slot. Handover the package to the pickup boy. Once the package is successfully scanned by the pickup boy, the packet moves from ‘Waiting for Pickup’ status to ‘Picked Up’.
Your Amazon Easy Ship Order has been successfully processed!
It is now Amazon’s duty to deliver the package successfully to the customer and bring the product back to you in case of a rejection or return by the customer.
Amazon will deduct this courier charge and other charges from your order payment and transfer the balance to your Bank Account. To understand all the amounts that Amazon charges while selling on its platform, Click Here
Some Other Relevant Points about Easy Ship Courier –
- Amazon doesn’t support shipping a particular order in more than 1 packages i.e., Multi-Package Shipments.
- Amazon doesn’t support shipping one order in more than 1 pickup.
I hope this gives you a clear picture of the Easy Ship Fulfilment Process with some practical tips.
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