Category: Amazon

Why Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) Program is Here to Stay and How Should Sellers Prepare

In this article we explain how Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) is here to stay and dive into how SFP is no longer a backup in case of an FBA emergency, but an essential alternative strategy to save costs and achieve faster deliveries. We discuss Amazon’s key struggles with Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA). We also offer an exclusive insight about how Seller Fulfilled Prime can help Amazon better serve customers currently dissatisfied with FBA delivery speeds. Concluding, we recommend sellers on how to prepare for SFP and share an exclusive read into our Ultimate Guide to sell and win on Amazon’s Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP)

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SFP Program Update: Amazon Introduces 2% Fee; New Enrollment Begins October 1, 2023

Amazon has revealed a change to its Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) program, introducing a 2% fulfillment fee for members (before, participation in the program was free). The tech giant cites the need to offset the costs of developing and managing the SFP program as the reason behind this fee implementation. In addition to the new fee, Amazon has announced that it will reopen new seller enrollment for the SFP program in the US on October 1, 2023.

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Amazon Announces Seasonal Fulfillment Fees for 2023 Holiday Season

Amazon recently shared updates regarding its Holiday Peak Fulfillment Fee for the FBA program. This annual fee will be effective from October 15, 2023, to January 14, 2024. Aiming to cover the augmented costs of fulfillment and transportation during the bustling holiday season, this fee aligns with those other leading carriers impose. Notably, the 2023 Holiday Peak Fulfillment Fee rates will remain the same as those of 2022 for both the US and Canada FBA. Even after accounting for this fee, Amazon’s fulfillment charges are still approximately 30% more affordable than the slower standard shipping options of other primary third-party logistics entities.

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Low-Price FBA fees

Amazon has announced the end of its Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Small and Light program, set to be replaced by Low-Price FBA rates effective August 29, 2023. The move aims to simplify the selling process by introducing lower FBA rates for all items priced below $10, while maintaining the fast FBA delivery speeds that customers prefer. As part of this change, items priced below $10 that were enrolled in Small and Light will see a slight increase in cost per item, but will benefit from faster shipping. Meanwhile, low-priced items not previously enrolled will benefit from a rate decrease of about $0.77 per item.

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