Imported shipments to Amazon FBA warehouses

Shipping to Amazon FBA warehouses in Europe

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Your shipping container or airfreight

Unloaded, packaged, and delivered to your Amazon FBA warehouse

Want to deliver your shipping container or airfreight seamlessly to an Amazon FBA warehouse in Europe? As a specialised Amazon Freight Forwarder, we are intimately familiar with each individual requirement of every Amazon FBA warehouse. We unload and package your shipment, so it complies with every requirement and your selected warehouse accepts your shipment. Would you like to let us handle your shipment on your behalf? We easily step into your logistic process at any stage, from devanning your shipment to delivery to your Amazon FBA warehouse.

From (air)port to Amazon

This is how an Amazon FBA Freight Forwarder prepares your shipment for an Amazon FBA warehouse

How does your shipment get to the Amazon FBA warehouse? As an Amazon Freight Forwarder, we are happy to show you exactly how our logistic process works. This way, we ensure that your shipment complies with the requirements of an Amazon FBA warehouse.

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Track your Amazon FBA shipment online

Want to know exactly where your shipment is? When we handle the total logistic process for your FBA shipment, you can follow its progress online. We are in direct communication with every stakeholder so you can save time and money. We also specify a date and time at which we expect to deliver your shipment to the Amazon FBA warehouse. You will receive a notification when your shipment has been delivered. This way, you will know exactly when your shipment arrives at its destination.

Frequently Asked Questions

About delivering imported shipments to Amazon

Customer request
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:

  1. Destination: to which Amazon FBA warehouse do you want your shipment to be delivered?
  2. Number of pallets: how many pallets are in your shipment. This is specified in the CARP system as ‘pallet count’.
  3. Number of boxes/parcels: how many boxes are on a pallet. This is specified in the CARP system as ‘carton count’.
  4. Number of units: how many units are in a box? This is specified in the CARP system as ‘unit count’.
  5. PO number (a.k.a. FBA reference) with an FBA or ASN number.
  6. Where can we load the goods?
  7. Do the goods meet the conditions set by Amazon?
  8. 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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Marvin Versteeg


Van Thiel Transport

Van Thiel Transport has been a specialised Amazon FBA Freight Forwarder since 2017. We deliver shipments to all of Amazon’s FBA warehouses in Europe. Several years ago, we noted a growing demand for transport to Amazon FBA warehouses. Our customers were having trouble with the many requirements and conditions for shipments. Because we have specialised in this aspect, we are thoroughly familiar with the requirements for your shipments, ensuring a seamless, efficient, and cost-effective transport.

Van Thiel Transport has been operating in the transport industry since 1989, and we have specialised in international transport. Besides transporting shipments to Amazon FBA warehouses, Van Thiel Transport also handles road, sea and air freight around the world. In addition, we provide frozen, refrigerated and heated transport services with special buses and trailers, for instance for shops in city centres throughout Europe.

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