Category Archives: Logistics

How to create a FBA shipment in Amazon Seller Central

Amazon continues to change how you do shipments for FBA. In the last year alone they’ve added the following options:

  1. Prep services
  2. Labeling services.
  3. Hazmat roadblocks
  4. A new shipping index score that impacts storage limits July 1, 2018

Amazon has even started forcing categories like Beauty to all use Amazon labels, tracking all inventory back to root seller instead of commingling.

In this video I walk through a basic shipping plan. If you’ve never made an FBA shipment before, or you’re rusty, it’s a great tutorial to navigate the ever changing Amazon ecosystem.

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Logistics Expert Interview – What Amazon Sellers Need to Know About Importing?

Questions discussed in this video:

  • What does every Amazon seller need to know about importing?
  • How long does it take?
  • What problems come up?
  • Quality control issues
  • Private labelers selling on Amazon, should you hire a logistics expert?

My guest Ruby can be reached at mayford2@gmail.com. Ruby has been doing logistics and importing for 20 years.

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Ecommerce from Home – Pallet Mistakes, Rain, Delays, and Makeshift Warehousing in Your Basement/Garage

So I’ve been side hustling eCommerce for a few years now, growing my own Amazon business www.melioragoods.com and other self made businesses, and also consulting to help others build their Amazon businesses. Today I pulled out my cell phone and took this video because I just couldn’t help but laugh at myself. I had a pallet arrive, it’s raining, I have to haul these boxes into my basement one by one and try to keep them dry. I have a second pallet waiting for pickup that has been delayed. This is the life of ecommerce from home, be prepared to have a pallet show up unexpectedly at your house. Be prepared to have a pallet waiting in your driveway or garage. Where are you going to put this stuff? The garage? The basement? Be prepared…

 

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