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Changes to Amazon FBA's 2018 Storage Policy


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What is Amazon FBA and its 2018 Storage Fee Changes?

Amazon Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is increasing storage costs in 2018.

When will the monthly storage fees increase?

Monthly storage fees will increase by $0.05 per cubic foot as of April 1, 2018.

What changes occurred on August 15, 2018?

Items stored in FBA warehouses for 365 days or more will be charged a minimum of $0.50 per unit per month.

What change took place on September 15, 2018?

The semi-annual assessment of long-term storage fees was replaced by a monthly assessment on this date.

How are storage restrictions determined for Amazon merchants?

Storage restrictions are determined by the Inventory Performance Index for Amazon merchants with professional seller accounts.

What steps can I take to manage my inventory effectively?

How can I change my inventory management strategies?

If you have unsold stock, consider reviewing your pricing and repricing techniques.

How can I clear excess inventory?

You can conduct promotions such as "buy one, get one free" to clear excess inventory and gather good feedback from customers.

What can I do if I need to remove items from Amazon FBA?

If necessary, you can request Amazon to remove specific items from your inventory.

How can I efficiently manage my inventory with Amazon's resources?

Amazon provides guidance on restocking, managing inventory, and disposing of surplus inventory without impacting your return on investment.

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