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Amazon FBA Inventory Management

Amazon FBA Inventory Management

Amazon FBA Inventory Management

Amazon FBA inventory management doesn’t get discussed that often but poor inventory management can cost your business a lot in lost profits. Let me briefly explain.

Amazon FBA Inventory Management Lead Times

Your lead times will depend on a few factors:

1. Manufacturer: If a manufacturer is busy it will take them longer to make your products. I have found manufacturers to have longer lead times from July – October as they prepare for Q4 orders. Also take into consideration Chinese holidays where factory’s completely shut down for a week or more. The main holiday being the Chinese new year in February.

2. Import destination: US vs UK.

3. method of shipping: Air Vs Sea.

4. Direct Vs Non-direct to FBA.

Below are some timescale estimates that you should take into consideration when re-ordering inventory.

Manufacturer: 30-50 days

US by Air: 8-10 days
US by Sea: 20 – 30 days

UK by Air:10-15 days
UK by Sea: 30-40 days

Over the next few days, I am going to be answering questions that I have received in regards to Amazon FBA inventory management. I will put the answers into the Inernetbizuni Ecom Brand Builders Help Group one at a time and I will put them here all together in this blog post so that you can easily read it in one place. Let me know if you have any questions in regards to Amazon FBA inventory management and I will answer them here. +

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