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a2b supports companies working with Amazon via Vendor Central and Seller Central (Fulfillment by Merchant (FBM) and Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP)) all with an excellent track record of compliance and program success.
Explore the benefits of fulfilling orders from Amazon directly. We are experts in shipping Amazon orders direct to consumer with both speed and accuracy. Same-Day Shipping plus 2-Day nationwide coverage allows us to meet the strict demands of shipping SFP orders.
Below we outline the advantages of shipping direct.
Sending your product to Amazon Warehouses? a2b knows the strict requirements for prepping shipments for FBA. From packaging and labeling to routing and shipping, we make getting your product to Amazon simple. We can even manage your Amazon portal.
Shipping direct helps to promote your brand. Shipment touchpoints, including the shipping label, packing list and packaging ensure that the customer experiences your branding versus that of Amazon’s. This is especially important to building customer loyalty and building awareness of your brand.
Using Amazon FBA to fulfill Amazon orders requires stocking Amazon warehouses in advance. This inventory then becomes less flexible as it cannot easily be used for other sales channels, likely increasing the overall inventory needed for your business. By fulfilling from a2b, your inventory is highly available for any sales channel that you choose. And because you don’t have to first stock Amazon’s warehouses, you save the costs of preparing the inventory to meet Amazon’s requirements and the shipping costs to get them there.
Bundling or Kitting items together can create efficiencies. It’s also a way to provide a unique and impressive presentation for your customers. a2b has dedicated staff to support these, and many other Value-Add services, providing you with flexibility and cost savings.
Amazon’s facilities are very busy places where space is often sold at a premium. Historically, storage rates at Amazon also change with the seasons, becoming much more expensive during busier periods. At a2b, our space is designed to offer more flexibility and comes at a much more affordable and predictable cost.
When selling on Amazon and fulfilling with FBA, the customer essentially belongs to Amazon, not you. Customer data and contact information is restricted and/or incomplete resulting in the inability for you to create a relationship and engage with the customer. Fulfilling with a2b gives this power back to you, and through our extensive Business Intelligence (BI) technology, a2b Engage, you gain insight into who your customers are.
The brand experience can be further enhanced by enlisting a2b’s Customer Care services. Our domestic-based operations are housed within the same facilities where the products are stored and shipped from. Qualified, highly trained agents service your customers with expert support via phone, chat, email, and even social media. Additionally, our customer care professionals help identify what customers are saying about your brand and your products. Having control over this critically important function can pay dividends through higher customer satisfaction and better insights into customer sentiment.
a2b picks and packs your orders quickly and accurately. We even support Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime program, reaching over 94% of U.S. households in 2 days or less via Ground shipping.
Our pricing is competitive, transparent and sustainable. We work hard to understand your business and provide up-front pricing that will make for a successful partnership.
With over 680,000 square feet of warehousing space, strategically located in Georgia, South Carolina, Utah and Canada, a2b reaches over 94% of U.S. households within 1-2 days via Ground shipping. a2b’s technology, facilities and processes are designed for speed and accuracy, making same-day shipping a reality.
Let’s discuss how a2b can provide the most value for your Amazon business.