Amazon Announces Returns Performance Dashboard for Seller-Fulfilled Orders

Amazon Returns Performance Dashboard

Table of Contents Seller-Fulfilled Orders Now Monitored for Returns Performance On September 2nd, Amazon announced a new feature for seller-fulfilled returns: the Returns Performance Dashboard. The dashboard will track three key metrics for product returns: Return requests approved in less than 24 hours Total declined return requests Return-related buyer contact rate Amazon’s announcement also states that each […]

How to Use Amazon FBM to Strengthen Your Amazon Supply Chain

Use Amazon FBM to Strengthen Your Amazon Supply Chain

Table of Contents Amazon FBM Helps Overcome Ongoing Supply Chain Problems Amazon FBM is the solution for sellers struggling to overcome Amazon’s persistent. These issues have been a constant topic of discussion since the onset of the global pandemic, and for good reason. They pervade every link of the chain, from the first mile to […]

Should You Hire an Amazon Vendor Central Agency?

Amazon Vendor Central Agency

Table of Contents Should you hire an Amazon Vendor Central agency? Is it worth it? Well, the honest answer is, it depends. For some vendors, it’s absolutely worth the cost. For others, maybe not. The goal of this post is to offer guidance on when hiring an Amazon Vendor Central agency is worthwhile for your business. What is Vendor […]

How to Capitalize on the Marketplace Boom by Aligning Sales and Fulfillment

Multi Marketplace Sales Fulfillment

Marketplace sales are booming. According to Statista, 63% of consumers start their search on Amazon, 25% on other marketplaces, and only 21% on the brands’ websites. Consumers prefer to shop on marketplaces over brand websites for several reasons, including the availability of fast and free shipping, customer reviews, and easy price comparisons, and hassle-free returns. […]

How to Switch from Amazon Vendor Central to Seller Central

Switch from Vendor Central to Seller Central

Table of Contents If you currently wholesale to Amazon Retail in Vendor Central, why would you consider switching to Seller Central? Sellers Have More Control For most brands that come to ponder this question, the answer lies in control. They want more control over their brand’s representation, pricing, margins, marketing strategy, and customer experience. Amazon Retail is known for not accepting increased wholesale prices […]

Intro to Amazon Sales Tax for Non-U.S. Sellers

Intro to Amazon Sales Tax for Non-U.S. Sellers

Nearly half of all sellers on Amazon’s U.S. marketplace are non-domestic. It makes sense that sellers from other countries desire entrance into Amazon’s U.S. market, given that the U.S. itself is one of the largest consumer markets in the world, and Amazon is the largest online marketplace within the U.S. In many ways, Amazon can serve as a gateway to the U.S. market for non-U.S. brands. Expanding into the U.S. […]

The Flywheel Effect of Good Supply Chain Management

Semi trucks parked in loading docks of a warehouse

Your supply chain is the backbone of eCommerce operations. It ensures your products are high quality, available when needed, and ready to ship out seamlessly. It also affects costs, storage, and your customer experience. Running out of stock means you lose sales, reputation, loyal customers, or even a sales channel. Amazon, for example, penalizes listings […]

Why You Should Use Enterprise-Level Dropshipping on Amazon

Amazon Dropshipping Services

Dropshipping can be a powerful tool for ecommerce companies – if it’s utilized well. Amazon dropshipping, especially at an enterprise-level, can protect against supply chain volatility, mitigate warehouse storage fees and inventory limits, and aid in a variety of other operational hardships that come with traditional FBA fulfillment. This was demonstrated most recently when Amazon released FBA Amazon restrictions right before Prime Day 2021. “Dropshipping” can conjure a few different images, so what exactly do we mean by “enterprise-level dropshipping?” It’s largely a matter of the scale and scope of […]

Product Lifecycle Management for Amazon

Amazon Product Lifecycle Management

Growing your Amazon business effectively and profitably is tough enough without worrying about losing cash cow ASINs as they go end of life. This is a challenge every one of our consumer electronics (CE) clients faces. The CE industry is built around regular, iterative product replacement cycles. To manage those challenges and turn them into […]

Selling on Amazon: 3 Questions to Ask Before Working with Third-Party Sellers (3Ps)

Amazon third-party seller

On Amazon, third-party sellers (commonly referred to as “3P sellers”) are any company selling on Amazon’s marketplace other than Amazon itself. Amazon owns its marketplace, so Amazon is a “first-party” seller, while everyone else is a “third-party.” You can divide Amazon third-party sellers into two main subcategories: private label sellers and retailers. By private label, […]

How Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Works

How FBA works

Amazon’s scale is staggering. In 2018, the company’s valuation surpassed $1 trillion. At the start of 2021, the company’s valuation hovered around $1.6 trillion and Amazon employs over 1.1 million workers. One of the most important factors in Amazon’s astounding success is its operations. Specifically, its fulfillment network, which now enables customers to receive goods within hours of placing an order on […]