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Amazon FBA Fee Structure for 2019

Amazon FBA Fee Structure for 2019

We have bid a good-bye to the year 2018 and have welcomed the new year of 2019 with our hearts open. But Amazon has a new ball in its bag for its sellers and services. It is all set with the changes in its fee structure. FYI, Amazon will be making changes the fulfillment fees, storage fees, and referral fees. There will be some increase in the fulfillment fees while it has announced a decrease in the referral fees and storage fees of some of the inventories of the Amazon sellers. 

We, therefore, have collected the information so that you can start your year with the right information and can keep you updated throughout the year. 

From when it will be effective?

Though Amazon has been changing its fee policies for the sellers, these change would not be effective right from the 12 a.m. of the 31st December rather Amazon will make the changes effective from February. The new fulfillment charges will be in effect from 15 February 2019 while the changes in the storage and referral fees will be in effect from 19 February 2019.  

Let's know what changes have Amazon done in its fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) Fee structure 

  1. Amazon has made no changes in its small standard-size and large standard size inventories. 
  2. The inventories weighing less than or equal to 10 oz also have no changes.
  3. There has been a little raise in some products in other sizes excepting small and large. With this, the transportation charges and fulfillment charges will also be changed. 
  4. The billing of the items will be done on the basis of dimensions which are oversized while packaging. Amazon will apply the new billing on the items of minimum height and width of 2 inches. 
  5. For the dangerous items containing the hazardous pressurized aerosol or flammable matter, there will be individual fulfillment charges.  Dangerous items here could be those containing lithium-ion batteries. 
  6. For the Amazon sellers, there will be a We will simplify the Subscribe & Save fee structure starting in September 2019. You will be able to fund a flat discount of 5% or 10% for each new item you add to the program.

Here is the brief detail of the fee structure of FBA depending on the size standards, packaging, and shipping weight. 

 

     

Prior to February 19, 2019

From February 19, 2019

Size tier

Shipping weight

Packaging weight

Fulfillment fee per unit

Fulfillment fee per unit

Small standard

10 oz or less

4 oz

$2.41

$2.41

10+ to 16 oz

$2.48

Large standard

10 oz or less

4 oz

$3.19

$3.19

10+ to 16 oz

$3.28

1 to 2 lb

4 oz

$4.71

$4.76

2 to 3 lb

4 oz

$5.09

$5.26

3 lb to 20 lb

4 oz

$5.09 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb

$5.26 + $0.38/lb above first 3 lb

Small oversize

70 lb or less

1 lb

$8.13 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb

$8.26 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb

Medium oversize

150 lb or less

1 lb

$9.44 + $0.38/lb above first 2 lb

$9.79 + $0.39/lb above first 2 lb

Large oversize

150 lb or less

1 lb

$73.18 + $0.79/lb above first 90 lb

$75.78 + $0.79/lb above first 90 lb

Special oversize

N/A

1 lb

$137.32 + $0.91/lb above first 90 lb

$137.32 + $0.91/lb above first 90 lb

Conclusion

Amazon always thrives to work for the betterment of its customers and sellers. This year, it has come up with the changes in the fulfillment fees and other storage and referral fees. All these changes will be effective from February 2019. Amazon claims that these changes will be beneficial for the sellers. 

With the start of the new year, be ready to comply with the Amazon guidelines and sell like a pro on Amazon. To start a boosting year, we at Evantage has a complete sales-boosting plan for every Amazon seller.

Come to us and start earning on Amazon and achieve your retailing goals in the year 2019. 

 

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