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Amazon Service Provider Network: Expertise & support for easy exports

Amazon SPN is a network of third-party professionals assisting global sellers on Amazon in various stages of their export journey like photography, cataloging, listing, logistics, account management, and more.
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With 18 marketplaces in 200+ countries and territories, Amazon Global Selling enables Indian sellers and exporters like you to expand their businesses across the world. While starting an export business from India is as easy as it can get with ecommerce, it is important to meet a few compliance requirements and obtain certain documents. To make your export journey simple and smooth, Amazon Global Selling offers third-party Service Provider Network.

With this, you can not just understand exports and related requirements, but also focus on your business while service providers assist you with everything from registration, tax, listing to product photography and marketing.

What is Amazon Service Provider Network?

Amazon Service Provider Network or SPN is a community of qualified third-party service providers who assist Amazon global sellers to register, manage and grow their export businesses on Amazon international marketplaces.

With more than 850 service providers across 21 countries, you can access and get help for any of your export business queries and procedures. They not just help you achieve your business goals with their expertise, but also simplify complex processes related to compliance. Wondering how Amazon SPN helps Indian exporters? Here are a few ways:
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Qualified third-party service providers

SPN is a group of third-party qualified service providers with expertise in various subjects. As local experts, they understand compliance and regulations of your region. For instance, if you need help for shipping documentation from Vishakhapatnam port, Amazon SPN with local knowledge can assist you. They offer reliable testing, certification, audit, labeling, and quality assurance services, making it simple to sell on international marketplaces.
Amazon SPN

Varied range of services

From imaging, editing, content, listing to shipping, returns and marketing, Amazon SPN offers support across your export journey from India. When you export to countries where you are not aware of the native language like Spanish in Spain or Japanese in Japan, you can get help from language experts registered as service providers with Amazon to understand and address your customers’ concerns easily.
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Knowledge of Amazon guidelines

These service providers understand the guidelines and requirements specific to Amazon Global Selling. This will help you have all the necessary details and information in place without it impacting your export registration and business.
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Easy registration with Amazon SPN

The process to register and get help from Amazon SPN is simple and quick. Here’s how you can do it:
1. Register with Amazon Global Selling on Seller Central.
2. Visit the SPN website. Enter the service you are looking for and select an Amazon third-party service provider according to your location, language, and seller reviews.
3. Raise a service request by clicking on “Contact Provider”. The service provider will call you back.

What services do Amazon SPN offer?

o Taxation & compliance solutions
o Imaging services
o Brand content & cataloging services
o Marketing & advertisement
o Logistics & international shipping
o International returns & customer services
o Account management

How to start exporting from India?

One of the easiest ways to export from India is via ecommerce exports programs like Amazon Global Selling. You can start an export business anywhere, anytime. A seller who was earlier catering to a limited customer base in his region or even nationally can now set sight on the global market. Hemant Khatri, founder of Kavita Prints, is one such seller who expanded the reach of his home textile export business from Jaipur to the world with ecommerce export program, Amazon Global Selling. “Before joining Amazon Global Selling, I used to supply to exporters in India. But now, with ecommerce exports, I have been successfully selling in the global markets directly,” he shares. With over 300 million customers across the globe, businesses can reach international customers in 200+ countries and territories in 18 marketplaces like Amazon USA, UK, UAE, Australia and more. Here's how you can start your global business or grow an existing export business with Amazon:

Register your business

First, you must register your export business with Amazon Global Selling. You don’t have to be an existing Amazon India seller. The registration can be done online on Seller Central. You’ll need the following documents to register:
PAN
• ID proof (Aadhar, driving license or passport)
• Business address proof (Bank statement)
• Credit card (international transactions enabled)
Amazon seller registration

List your products

Once you have successfully registered to sell globally on Amazon, you can list your products. Remember to follow tips on how to list your products include attractive pictures and descriptions that’s clear to international customers. You can also seek help from third party service providers.
How to list your products on Amazon

Ship & receive payments

Once a customer places an order, you can choose to deliver by yourself or you can opt for Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). Under FBA, Amazon takes care of shipping, delivery, returns and customer concerns. Once a customer purchases your product, Amazon credits the money in your bank account in the currency of your choice.
Amazon FBA

Frequently Asked Questions

Do Amazon service providers charge?
Yes, the third-party service partners charge you according to work and requirements.
Published on November 27, 2021.
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