A few days ago, Amazon officially confirmed that it had begun layoffs, but did not specify the number of layoffs. According to reports, Amazon plans to lay off about 10,000 employees, and the layoffs will be continuous and will be extended until next year.
Although Amazon did not specify the number of layoffs and the specific positions, based on the analysis of Amazon's previous layoffs and Amazon's earlier announcement to suspend warehouse expansion, the warehouse will definitely "get a piece of the action", which will undoubtedly make the already short-staffed warehouse even more stretched , will also greatly affect the seller's profit. Some sellers may have questions, what does Amazon's layoffs have to do with me, and will it affect my profits?
That's right! Amazon's FBA warehouse layoffs will really affect the seller's profit . It will actually reduce the seller's account, and the seller's net profit will drop by as much as 1%~3%! ! That's Amazon's FBA claim refund.
Amazon FBA claim refers to the fact that after the seller sends the goods to the Amazon FBA warehouse, due to warehouse operation errors such as missing quantity, damaged goods, etc., the seller can initiate a complaint to the platform after discovering abnormal data and request for this part of the abnormal compensation. compensation. Linggou Refund, an automatic claim and refund software used by TOP sellers, said that the error rate of Amazon FBA is about 1% to 1.25%, which will bring a direct loss of 1% to 3% of sales to the seller. , That is to say, if the sales volume of the seller is 1 million US dollars, because of Amazon's mistakes, there will be a direct loss of 10,000 to 30,000 US dollars, which is a loss of pure profit.
As listed in the figure below, there are many situations in which sellers can claim for refunds from FBA. Almost all sellers will encounter it more or less. The larger the volume, the more likely the seller will make mistakes. Relatively The more refunds you can get back, it is very common for sellers with annual sales of millions of dollars to get back hundreds of thousands of dollars.
▲Amazon sellers can apply to Amazon for several main situations and the proportion of refunds
Amazon's compensation is based on the average price (including discounted price) of the asin and the same model in the past 365 days minus the platform fee, which is why the seller was so happy when he knew that his goods were in Amazon's warehouse where the fire broke out , which is equivalent to "the platform directly helps you sell these goods", and it does not require any advertising and marketing promotion costs.
Regarding Amazon's claims for refunds, the seller's biggest concern is safety. They are afraid that if they make a claim by themselves, they will not be "retaliated" by the platform, and there will be problems with the billing store. First of all, it must be clear that FBA claims are one of the rights clearly granted to sellers by Amazon, and there is no doubt that Amazon has issued clear rules to support sellers to recover their profits in a reasonable and compliant manner. As shown below–
▲Amazon 's official policy on FBA claims
There are two basic points for FBA claims, one is to find enough abnormal data, which determines how much refund you can get back; the other is the success rate of the claim, which determines whether you can successfully get back the refund, which is It is required that sellers who intend to make claims by themselves must have excellent data analysis capabilities and professional claim knowledge, be able to understand Amazon's claim policy thoroughly, and be able to continuously adjust according to Amazon's case replies and provide various forms such as receipts, invoices and contracts that meet the requirements of the platform. certificate, so it is not easy to get money from Amazon.
As the so-called "professional things are left to professional people", most sellers, especially large sellers, hand over FBA claims to the professional third-party claim refund tool Linggou Refund for processing, big data collection and analysis, Find out more abnormal data and more opportunities for refunds from massive data comparisons with inventory comparisons, and then professionals can initiate appeals, targeted, efficient, and high success rate templates and documents, safely and quickly Get a refund. Like some document issues that cannot be dealt with by big sellers, Linggou Refund also provides a set of efficient and high success rate appeal templates and document templates to achieve safe replacement and help sellers successfully get back more refunds.
▲The third-party fully automatic claim refund tool can provide a safe and efficient document solution (Linggou refund)
Of course, if you have enough manpower, energy, and professionalism, you can handle the claim by yourself, but if you don’t have it, and it’s worth finding someone to take charge of it, the cost will be even heavier. Then it's completely unnecessary. Find Linggou Refund fully automatic claim refund, capture the claim data regularly, charge after the claim is successful, just wait for the refund to arrive in the account , and easily get back the net profit of 1% to 3% of the turnover.