Dou Xiaobao learned that many sellers are interested in more operational details of the Middle East station, such as big promotions, advertisements, operation rhythm, etc. The hottest topic is none other than Middle East logistics. "Is there FBA logistics in the Middle East station?" "How to send goods from China to the Middle East?" "The Middle East logistics is too expensive, what are the support discounts?" These questions will be answered for you one by one today. What's the matter with the station logistics!
1. Is there Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) in the Middle East?
1. Yes! Amazon has multiple FBA fulfillment centers in the Middle East!
At present, Amazon Middle East is equipped with Amazon fulfillment centers (ie FBA warehouses) in the UAE and Saudi Arabia stations, and each of these warehouses has a "mystery code"! Sellers and friends can send goods directly to the Amazon fulfillment center:
UAE is equipped with DXB3, DXB6, UAE1, /XAEC warehouses;
Equipped with JED3, /RUH6, /RUH7, XKSR warehouse in Saudi Arabia.
In addition, there is also a UAE bonded warehouse (code DWC3) in the UAE free trade zone, and sellers can send to the warehouse in the free zone without paying customs duties and taxes. This project is suitable for UAE station sellers who have not yet sent their first FBA shipments. (*Currently this project is invitation-only. For more specific information about this project, please consult the account manager)
2. The Amazon logistics fee in the Middle East station is more favorable!
After your goods successfully enter the Amazon fulfillment center, Amazon will be responsible for the delivery of the tail end logistics. The following is a comparison of the FBA delivery fee between the Middle East site and the US site. It can be seen that the delivery fee of the Middle East site is significantly lower than that of the US site, and the logistics cost is lower. (Please refer to the seller's platform for specific delivery fees.)
2. How to send the goods from China to the FBA warehouse in the Middle East?
1. How long does it take for the goods to travel from China to the Middle East?
If you want to sell goods overseas, logistics is the first problem to be solved. There are two main ways of first-way logistics: air freight and sea freight. Please refer to the following table for the timeliness of first-haul logistics providers in the Middle East:
*The specific time limit depends on the actual market situation, please consult the logistics service provider for details
2. How efficient is the customs clearance of goods in the Middle East?
The UAE and Saudi Arabia have efficient customs clearance, which can ensure that different types of cross-border goods can quickly complete the customs clearance process without increasing additional costs and enhance cross-border competitiveness.
*The specific time depends on the actual market situation, please consult the Amazon account manager or logistics service provider for details.
3. How to find a logistics service provider in the Middle East?
Like European and American first-way logistics, there are many logistics service providers in the market currently operating in the Middle East. The seller can send the goods to the logistics service provider's Chinese warehouse, and the logistics service provider will complete the process of delivering from China to the Middle East FBA warehouse.
Examples of storage fees:
*Reminder: Relevant services are provided by third-party service providers independent of Amazon. The specific price will fluctuate from time to time. Please communicate with the service provider to confirm.
3. How to distribute the goods to more buyers when the goods are in the warehouse?
The FBA export program allows you to ship orders for eligible products on Amazon to mailing addresses outside of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). All Middle East FBA sellers will be automatically enrolled in the FBA export program. With this program, you will be able to expand your business to eligible countries without the complexities of dealing with international sales, with no additional cost or effort. Currently FBA export supported countries/regions are: Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait.
All Middle East FBA sellers will be automatically enrolled in the program, if you do not want to participate in the program, you can cancel in Seller Central.
With Amazon's entry into the Middle East market for more than two years, the corresponding e-commerce supporting resources have become more and more mature. For the Middle East FBA, the Middle East headway logistics, etc., it is a thriving state.
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