The risk of sending a product straight from manufacturer to Amazon can easily outweigh the reward. What you may believe to be saving in prep fees, you could easily be spending in Amazon penalties, refunds to customers, or in reputation.
That’s where we come in. We receive your shipment and identify any potential product packaging damage, saving you Amazon penalty fees, negative reviews, and unhappy customers.
We can also inspect your products, conduct labeling, bundling, and many other services to save you time, keep your customers happy, and eliminate the risk of sending faulty or misrepresented products to Amazon.
Minatus FBA Inspection Services accept any products from the UK and overseas as long as its permitted by Amazon, they are legal and not hazardous. Just a note though, the merchant is responsible for all taxes, tariffs or any other expenses getting the products to our warehouse so don’t forget to list us as a third party delivery point with your freight forwarder.
Minatus FBA Inspection Services are perfect for Amazon FBA merchants of all kinds, large and small, Domestic and international
Minatus saves you time and money by eliminating the need to rent warehouse/storage /office, packing material, employees, office utilities and gas and other unnecessary expenses. With Minatus you pay for what you need when you need it, enabling that extra capital to be spent on new product, marketing or sales.
You don’t have to worry about ever handling or packing products again. The only thing you have to do is provide us with the products, labels and pack lists and we’ll do the rest, leaving you with more time to focus on growing your business and enjoying your life.
Because Minatus is also a fulfilment centre we can provide long-term storage for all your products. We also provide a full range of inspection, fulfilment and channel integration services to suit every way you want to sell online.
|Amazon FBA Charges 1st August 2019|
|FBA Pre Prep/ Inspection/ Handling per box shipped||£7.57||Per box up to 50 items then 5p per item up to carton 63.5 x 6.3.5 x 63.5cm or 23Kg|
|£4.33||Low volume (less than 10 Items|
|FBA Shipment Forward per box shipped||£4.33||This a Shipment Forward service therefore order should arrive prepared to be sent out immediately as is.|
|Some Common Additional Services Charges|
|FNSKU/ ASIN Box Labelling per unit||£0.11||per label unit|
|Repack Charge||£0.33||Per item replacing damaged packaging or putting in one item to new box.|
|Assembly Charge||£0.48||Per item, Packed, assembled, Tagged etc, Tissue wrapped|
|Amazon Vendor Seller and LTL from|
|Pallet Assembly charge for 1 – 5 SKU’s||£10.56||Charge for assembly and shipping of palletised goods 1 – 5 SKU’s per pallet|
|Pallet Assembly charge for 6 – 10 SKU’s||£15.97||Charge for assembly and shipping of palletised goods 6 - 10 SKU’s per pallet|
|Pallet Assembly charge for 11 – 20 SKU’s||£20.60||Charge for assembly and shipping of palletised goods 11 - 20 SKU’s per pallet|
|Pallet Assembly charge for Greater than 20 SKU’s||£25.75||Charge for assembly and shipping of palletised goods > 20 SKU’s per pallet|
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You book your supplier order on our live warehouse management system (Konnex)
We receive your shipment, unpack and inspect for quantity and damage including condition of the item and cartons.
We raise quarantines on Konnex including photos for any discrpency damage items, and Konnex will automatically email you for corrective action.
We can apply Amazon specific ASIN barcode label number to your products
We will verify the barcode ASIN against Amazon Listing pages
When all items have been received we generate a shipping order and arrange the courier for shipping to Amazon FBA
If you are shipping from overseas you shouldn't really send a shipment directly to Amazon without knowing if it is correct or even containing damaged items.
If you consistently ship rubbish to Amazon they will return it to you (at your cost), possibly send incorrect items to customers because nobody has checked them. This will have customers returning your products, leaving you negative feedback which in the end will hurt your account and possibly end up with your account being closed.
For products that do not need any prep work and simply need to be shipped on to Amazon we provide the following services:
Shipment Forward Orginal Item & Carton
Remove all shipping labels and barcodes and relabel with Amazon shipment labels.
Ship cartons to Amazon.
Shipment Forward Repack
Re package or consolodate (no prep required) for Ship cartons to Amazon.
**UPS (Prepaid shipping labels supplied by FBA seller)
Use Minatus Fulfilment Centre as your product return address for UK and overseas clients selling on Amazon UK.
Did you know overseas sellers that wish to sell on international Amazon sites MUST have a product return address based in that country.
Amazon will then handle all Customer refunds and returns.
Returns shipped to us will go through FBA Inspection to determine if the return is fit for resale, you then decide on disposal or a repackage and send back to FBA. Standard labelling and prep fees apply for this service
Amazon is one of the world’s largest internet companies. They managed to bring e-commerce to the next level of success. Their resources allow spending astonishing amounts of money on advertising and other related activities.
The number of daily visitors is tremendous. In addition, the more important fact is that they provide opportunities for small business to use Amazon’s online platform for selling goods. Actually, this grants ability to benefit from unrivaled advance of the company.
Sellers can generate an unbelievable inflow of customers simply by placing their products on the website’s pages. Yet, this approach becomes a source of problems due to the strict requirements on fulfillment by Amazon (FBA).
There is a straight policy for all orders: if they do not comply the rules, they are not processed. Even more, your company may be charged for additional fees in case the guidelines were disregarded.
There is a simple way to prevent the situation – outsource FBA inventory management.
Minatus offers Amazon FBA prep service along with FBA inventory management.
We take care of all the issues that a company may encounter during the whole delivery process. Amazon FBA prep service includes:
As a third-party logistics provider with unmatched experience, we possess all the knowledge, skills and equipment, which are necessary to get the job done. Our goal is not only to ensure that every package is delivered to your customer, but also to follow all delivery terms. In result, your client is satisfied and your business is prospering. With this option, you do not need to waste your valuable time and resources on dirty work of inspecting, labeling and wrapping just to comply with the high standards. You can focus on the main area of business activities just after you request Amazon FBA prep service from us. Consider every order as completed ever since you get it. FBA inventory management Minatus helps our clients to keep the information about their stock up-to-date. This approach grants that you will never encounter a problem, when a customer has ordered goods, which are not available at the moment. It is a simple way to become a reliable partner for Amazon. Do not miss the opportunity to grow your business with ease! Let the experienced team of professionals deal with FBA fulfillment. Get the benefits of working with Amazon without any efforts!
There is one rule of thumb you need to know: the reputation of your brand always precedes you. In light of this, if something tarnishes it, your chances of success are getting low. From the perspective of Amazon, letters of complaint and negative customer reviews are those factors that give your brand a bad name. The great news is that you can now mitigate all the risks associated with the tainted reputation with the help of Minatus and our FBA prep services for UK and overseas sellers.
As far as you know, non-compliance with Amazon FBA requirements is likely to lead to severe consequences, including order delays and penalties. What is even worse is that it may upset the apple cart and, thus, prevent your business from growing. With Minatus, however, this is no longer the case. We specialise in preparing your products, regardless of their volume and size, and carefully inspecting each of them to make sure all FBA guidelines are met. The central aim of our services of FBA prep for UK and overseas merchants is to save your time and money by ensuring Amazon compliance.
Minatus provides thorough FBA inspection for UK and international clients who are carrying out their commercial activities on the Amazon platform. No matter how many products you need to get inspected and prepared, we are up for the task if they are safe-to-use and legal. Be sure to leave the following to us:
These procedures are applied to products which require inspection. As an option, you may choose freight forwarding shipment without any prep processes if you are sure that your goods meet all Amazon fulfilment requirements. Within this service, our specialists will:
Keep in mind that you, as a seller, have to pay all fees and tariffs when shipping your goods to our warehouses.
Teaming up with Minatus means taking an immense weight off your shoulders. Our inspection services are necessary for those looking to grow their businesses with no need to hire more staff for product preparation. All you are asked to do is organise shipments to our warehouses, provide us with your labels, and let us know your FBA shipment details. We will take care of everything else.
You can also benefit from our fulfilment solutions if you want to leverage considerable storage facilities. Furthermore, our fulfilment centre can be used as your return address in the UK so that Amazon can send your products back if there is something wrong with them.
To open the door of new business opportunities, it’s high time to turn to Minatus – your trusted FBA prep company. We assure you that you won’t find better prices than ours!