Recently, several Amazon sellers in the circle have received notices from freight forwarders that Amazon LGB8, ONT8, and LAX9 have been out of stock, and the delivery appointment will be delayed by about 1-2 weeks. Meanwhile, the SMF3 warehouse is being renovated, and appointments will be delayed until June. Due to irresistible reasons, the freight forwarder reminds the seller to pay attention to adjusting the delivery time. The above information has not yet been confirmed by the official notice, and the news mentioned that the four warehouses are located in the western United States, most of which belong to Amazon's popular warehouses. Due to factors such as shipping costs and geographical location, the goods of sellers in the United States are generally sent to ports in the western United States. , such as Los Angeles and Long Beach. These places have shorter distances than others, and the first haul is cheaper. It is reasonable for popular warehouses to blow up their warehouses. During the epidemic, the shortage of staff in Amazon’s warehouses also led to a decline in the efficiency of goods storage. When a large amount of goods cannot be processed in a timely manner, warehouse explosions will naturally occur.
In addition, Amazon warehouses will also experience a surge in purchases during the peak season. For example, the upcoming Prime Day membership day will be held in July. Amazon officially requires inventory to reach the fulfillment center before June 20, which also prompts The seller moves a lot of goods into the warehouse. After learning the news, many sellers said that the explosion of Amazon's warehouse has not been officially confirmed, and it may just be that the freight forwarders are anxious about selling, or they are looking for reasons for the delay of the goods.
No matter what the truth is, every time before the Prime Day sale, there will be a certain degree of delay in the delivery of goods in Amazon's warehouses. This news is actually a wake-up call for Amazon sellers to avoid the subsequent rejection of the goods due to the explosion of the goods on the promotion day, and they should make a stocking plan.
Sellers can send the goods to some unpopular Amazon warehouses in advance to avoid the problem of delays in the goods. It should be noted that the delivery cost of the sellers will also increase due to distance and other reasons . Sellers can also choose to stock up to overseas warehouses and wait for Amazon warehouses to have capacity before transferring . At present, overseas warehouses are an alternative popular channel for many sellers, not only because of their high cost performance, relatively flexible service content, and flexible use of one-piece drop shipping for fast delivery.