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Learn more about international shipping with Amazon and choose the most suitable option for your export business from India.
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How to deliver products globally?

Logistics is one of the central tiles in the mosaic of e-commerce exports. Considering the cost of shipping, hassle-free exports and customer satisfaction stand on the shoulders of a robust and effective logistics network. Delivering orders globally plays a crucial role in the success of exporters as it directly impacts customer experience. When exporting from India, it is important for exporters like you to plan your inventory and international shipping to ensure products reach customers on time without an impact on quality.

Selecting the right shipping option

As an Amazon global seller, you have two options to ship your products: You can do it yourself, maintaining your own inventory and shipping products to customers directly (merchant-fulfillment or MFN), or let Amazon handle packaging, and shipping products through Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). Each method has its own set of benefits and you can choose the one that is right for your business.
Selecting the right shipping option

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Shipping your own orders or Merchant Fulfilled Network (MFN)

How does it work?

Amazon Merchant Fulfilled Network (MFN) or Fulfillment by Merchant (FBM) is when you list products in Amazon stores, but you manage all storage, shipping, and customer support independently.

Sellers can customize shipping templates for specific regions domestically or internationally including handling and transit times. They can also customize shipping charges, by order, per item and/or per weight. Don’t worry about making the wrong choice — you can change plans at any time.

MFN is right for you if you:

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Want to start small with zero capital investment overseas
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Are unsure about the export market potential of your products
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Operate in niche categories like heavy and bulky, oversize (furniture, appliances, tools, etc.)
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Sell categories like apparel, shoes, jewellery that require huge variation in shape, size, color, etc.
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Operate in models like make-to-order, reselling, dropshipping, etc.

Amazon Buy Shipping

Amazon Buy Shipping is Amazon's logistics solution where you can purchase shipping labels from Amazon partnered carriers in a cost-effective manner for delivery of your orders. Once the partnered carrier picks up your shipment, they will handle end-to-end shipping, including customs clearance.
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Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA)

You sell it, we ship it. With Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), all you have to do is ship your products to Amazon’s international fulfillment centers. Amazon stores, packs and delivers products on your behalf. Amazon recommends FBA to sellers as this helps them focus on their business expansion while Amazon takes care of international shipping, delivery, returns and customer service.

How does Fulfillment by Amazon work?

Step 1

Register as Amazon global seller on Seller Central to set up your account on Amazon international marketplaces.

Step 2

List your products and sign up for Amazon FBA. Prepare your products for safe and secure transportation to a fulfillment center.

Step 3

Ship your products to Amazon’s fulfillment centers and we will take care of packing, shipping, delivery and customer service.
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Did you know?

On average, sellers see a 20–25% increase in sales after adopting FBA.

Benefits of FBA

Inventory management with FBA

Inventory management

Amazon stores your inventory and takes care of shipping products to your customers in a cost effective way so you can focus on growing your business.
Prime delivery with FBA

Prime delivery

Your FBA products are usually displayed to customers with a Prime badge, i.e. your products are eligible for free delivery with Amazon Prime one-day and two-day delivery options.
End-to-end logistics with FBA

End-to-end logistics

Amazon manages all onward and return shipments on customer’s orders (Amazon’s fulfillment center to customer's doorstep and vice versa).

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Hassle-free shipping with FBA

Amazon Global Selling SEND

Amazon Global Selling SEND is a cross-border solution that offers hassle-free shipping process and customs support. If you want to store even a single product for sale in the US, you can use Amazon’s warehouses and pay for storage of that product only, even if it is for just one day. With Amazon Global Selling SEND, you can easily track shipments, ensure convenient pickup and delivery, and avail these services at competitive rates.
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Amazon Export Compliance Dashboard

Amazon Export Compliance Dashboard enables you to get detailed understanding of documents required for your export business, and connects you with experts who will assist you in meeting the required compliance. In three steps, you can understand what documents are required and how to obtain them to be export-ready.
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Frequently Asked Questions

What countries does Amazon provide international shipping?
Amazon provides international shipping via FBA across many marketplaces including the US, the UK, the UAE, and Australia, among others.
Can I do Amazon FBA outside the US?
Yes, as a registered exporter with Amazon Global Selling, you can ship your products to Amazon international customers across the world.
How do I start Amazon FBA in Europe?
Selling in Europe offers an opportunity to leverage Amazon's fulfillment network. Not only is listing simplified with a single Amazon European marketplace account, but cross-border sales are also easier to manage with Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA). To export via Amazon FBA to Europe, you must register as an Amazon global seller and set up FBA for European marketplaces.
What is FBA?
You sell it, we ship it. FBA, also known as Fulfillment by Amazon, is a service that helps Amazon sellers outsource shipping to Amazon. With Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA), you store your products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we pick, pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products.
What to sell with Amazon FBA?
Most products that are exported from India via Amazon Global Selling are eligible for FBA. You can sell almost anything — from tea and spices to textile and furniture. However, some products might require prior approval before you can export them via Amazon FBA.
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