Imported shipments to Amazon FBA warehouses
Shipping to Amazon FBA warehouses in Europe
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Frequently Asked Questions
About delivering imported shipments to Amazon
Receipt of invoice, packing list, and bill of lading or air waybill
Contact with shipping line or airline
Van Thiel Transport contacts the haulier directly and knows when the container or airfreight arrives
We handle the required payments, such as Terminal Handling Charges (THC)
Receipt of PIN code
Upon payment, we receive the PIN code to devan the container. You can find a detailed overview of the logistic process in the General FAQ.
Customs clearance of goods
We find the right customs agents experienced in importing e-commerce shipments.
Shipping to Amazon FBA warehouse
As soon as import duties have been paid, we ship the goods to the Amazon FBA warehouse.
To register your shipment correctly, we need the following data:
- Destination: to which Amazon FBA warehouse do you want your shipment to be delivered?
- Number of pallets: how many pallets are in your shipment. This is specified in the CARP system as ‘pallet count’.
- Number of boxes/parcels: how many boxes are on a pallet. This is specified in the CARP system as ‘carton count’.
- Number of units: how many units are in a box? This is specified in the CARP system as ‘unit count’.
- PO number (a.k.a. FBA reference) with an FBA or ASN number.
- Where can we load the goods?
- Do the goods meet the conditions set by Amazon?
- When are the goods ready for pick-up?
FBA stands for ‘fulfilment by Amazon’. It means that as soon as Amazon receives your shipment, Amazon ensures that your products are shipped to the customer. An FBA number contains information about your shipment, such as weight, number of boxes shipped, etc.
An ASN number stands for ‘advance shipment notice’. These documents contain important information about your shipment, such as delivery time and date, order information, location data, product details, pallet codes, information from your transport company, etc.
A BOL (bill of lading) number refers to copies of bills of lading or air waybills for the products you are shipping. This includes what has been shipped, weight, and the number of boxes. You must have a copy of the original bills of lading or air waybills that specify the site of delivery as proof of the final destination. A BOL number is an FBA or ASN number.
PO stands for ‘purchase order’. You can use this number to track and refer to your shipment. A PO number is also called an FBA reference.
Yes, your shipment is covered by our insurance from the moment we take responsibility for it. We guarantee the safety of your shipment throughout the entire logistic process up to delivery to your Amazon FBA warehouse. Your goods are insured in accordance with the CMR terms and conditions. The maximum insured value is 8.33 SDR per kg. This is equivalent to approx. €10/kg.
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