Mostly Amazon FBA seller imports goods from China to Amazon FBA warehouse in USA, Canada and EU countries. Among all the Amazon FBA costs, the goods shipping fee from China is occupies big part. How to save Amazon FBA cost shipping from China? How to work with Chinese shipping agent for goods customs clearance and deliver to Amazon FBA warehouse smoothly as Amazon warehouse only in charge of the warehousing? What kind of requirements for Amazon FBA seller to ship goods from China to Amazon FBA warehouse in different countries? There are 3 tips to help you save Amazon FBA cost shipping from China.
Control goods weight and volume reasonable
For small consolidation packages, the local American deliver fee isn’t based on volume and weight as well as pallet. The delivery cost isn’t as linear as the weight and volume, for example, the delivery price of 2 cube meters goods isn’t too more expensive than one. The main reference is based on the total cubic meters in which interval and the height of the pallet two indicators.
The total volume of the goods is the better around 2.5 cubic meters or its integral numbers, the total height of each two pallets should better close to 2.4 meters instead of each pallet restrict to 1.8 meters according to FBA warehouse requirements. This allows us to reduce the unit cost by using the US local charging rules. Of course, this cannot be applied anywhere. In addition, there are a number of factors will affect the Amazon FBA cost shipping from China, such as the name of goods, as well as weight, volume ratio etc.
Take advantage of the rail space shipping
No matter air or sea shipping, when the logistic company calculate and arrange flight for the goods they usually keep some flexible space for goods shipping. There will be sparer space vacated due to inaccurate arrival data or customs declaration. Due to the unified consignee and trade documents, Amazon FBA sellers can take advantage of sparer space to ship small parts of goods that no need to ship immediately near the shipping time to save the Amazon FBA cost shipping from China.
Mini consolidation shipping
Amazon FBA sellers usually ship small goods weight under 100kg from China to Amazon FBA warehouse via DHL, Fedex or UPS courier service, usually the goods are not need to shipping to Amazon warehouse for sale immediately, due to small hauls sea shipping cost is higher than courier and air. According to the traditional charging mode, sea shipping and truck delivery has minimum cost, only big company could lower down the standard to consolidate ship small haul less than 67kg. It is the best way to lower down the shipping cost from China to Amazon FBA warehouse for the goods doesn’t have delivery time requirements.
Through the 3 ways Amazon FBA seller could greatly save shipping cost from China to Amazon warehouse in different countries. JFBees provides one-step Amazon FBA fulfilment service help your goods shipping from China to Amazon FBA.