In addition to understanding the knowledge of product selection, Amazon also needs to have a certain understanding of cross-border logistics. Cross-border logistics generally refers to cross-border logistics, which specifically refers to the delivery of goods from one country to another country or region by sea, land or air (first-way logistics), and local distribution to complete international goods The process of the transaction (tail delivery). Commodities are sent from sellers, go through multiple links, and are finally delivered to buyers.
There are two options for the logistics and distribution of Amazon cross-border e-commerce, one is seller sales, Amazon delivery; the other is seller sales, seller self-delivery.
Selling by sellers, Amazon delivery involves three links: head-end logistics , inventory management , and tail-end delivery
In the first logistics stage, sellers can choose Amazon Cross-border Logistics Service ( AGL) or other third-party logistics carriers according to their own needs to deliver goods to overseas Amazon warehouses. Amazon's cross-border logistics service can provide stable, efficient and convenient cross-border sea and air official first-way logistics services for Amazon logistics sellers. From delivery, ordering, payment to inquiring /tracking the status of shipments, sellers can solve it through Amazon Seller Central, realizing one-stop cross-border logistics management on the seller platform, and the process is transparent.
In terms of inventory management, Amazon has a total of 185 fulfillment centers around the world, which can provide sellers with meticulous and efficient support and services. Major sites also come with a variety of tools and services to help solve various cross-border logistics needs. After being shipped to the Amazon warehouse, the goods can be stored according to the standards provided by Amazon for FBA Inventory. Sellers can manage inventory according to the three perspectives of reasonably controlling costs, improving capital utilization efficiency, and effectively improving the flow rate of goods.
In terms of tail-end delivery , Fulfillment by Amazon ( FBA) will assist sellers to deliver goods stored in Amazon's warehouses to buyers, and provide corresponding after-sales services. FBA touches a large number of Prime members , and these users have higher shopping needs. Items that meet the requirements will be eligible for Amazon Prime next-day or two-day delivery, helping sellers speed up delivery, improve customer experience, and increase buyer repurchase rates.
The above is the relevant knowledge of the logistics process of "Seller Sells, Amazon Delivery" . Sellers can choose the logistics and delivery method they need according to their actual situation.