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Amazon FBA Labelling Requirements

To become a successful Amazon seller you are required to have thorough understating of the entire Amazon FBA

Amazon FBA Labelling and Packaging complete guide

Digital revolution and technical drifts have catapulted our lifestyles and standard of living in great shape. Virtual stores now allow people to shop from the coziness of their homes without the pressure of a salesperson and online marketplaces providing an innovative and more expedient venue for the exchange of virtually all types of products and services. Both businesses and customers have embraced online buying as an economical and more convenient way to shop.

In this era where we have a countless degree of online shops and store to help people with their purchase temptations here, we will be looking at some interesting dimensions of the world’s largest American E-commerce company,  Yes..!! You guessed it right, it’s “Amazon”.

Amazon has built up customer service, inventory, and shipping empire that enables the site to offer whole kit and caboodle from clothing to furniture to home appliances. It retails digital content like movies, music, and apps. Its Amazon Web Services section is a multibillion-dollar provider of cloud-based services for millions of business customers around the world, including institutes, organizations, and universities.

To become a successful Amazon seller you are required to have thorough understating of the entire Amazon FBA labeling and packaging requirement.

  1. AMAZON FBA LABELING REQUIREMENT:

Let’s look at all the labeling requirement criteria one by one:

  • FNSKU Labelling

FNSKU is the way that Amazon recognizes a product as unique to the seller that has sent it to the Amazon fulfillment center.

FNSKU Label

Amazon has 11 different kinds of FNSKU label specifications available on their menu. Whereby, the seller can choose one of the labels for their product. These different types of labels allow you to identify the type of product being sold.  Most used label for Amazon products is “40-up labels 52.5 mm x 29.7 mm on A4”.

Below you can find all the options for printing out the FNSKU labels.

FNSKU Label Dimensions

Guide to download FNSKU Labels:

In order to download the FNSKU label from Amazon, you can use the following procedure.

Amazon FNSKU label

  • Go to inventory On the Top Menu Bar

Amazon FNSKU label download

  • Tap on the small button next to the edit

FNSKU label guide

  • Choose print item labels

FNSKU print item label

  • Choose the number of labels required to be printed

Picture of FNSKU labels

  • Then select labels size as per your product and Print

FNSKU label size 

  • Sold as set Labels:

The units that are supposed to be sold in sets must not be separated and sold individually. Such products are required to be marked & labeled as sets on their outer package to let Amazon know that these products will be sold as one complete unit and not be treated as a single entity.

Amazon sold as set label

  • Suffocation Labels:

Suffocation warning: “To avoid any danger of suffocation, it is essential that you keep all plastic bags away from babies and children. Do not use these bags in cribs, beds, carriages or playpens. These bags are not toys for kids to play with”.

Products that are being protected by polythene bags must meet the following criteria:

  1. Suffocation warnings labels are mandatory for poly bags with 5 inches opening or more.Amazon suffocation label
  2. Warning labels must be placed in a legible font and on the prominent face of the product. You can use the following table to decide the font size of the warning labels.

Amazon warning label size

  • Shipment Labels:

Shipment labels are labels that are required to be placed on the outer most packaging/cartons of the product to let Amazon know about shipment details. These shipment labels can be generated in sellers system in new shipping plan.

Guide to create a new shipment plan for Amazon FBA:

Amazon inventory

  • Tap on the small button next to the edit

Amazon shipment preparing

  • then select send/replenish inventory

Replenish inventory amazon

  • select shipping plan

Amazon Shipping Plan

  • select packaging type, fill in address information & click “continue”

Amazon Inventory

  • Select “quantity”

Amazon inventory quantity

  • Prepare products

Amazon product preparation

  • Label the products

Amazon product labels

  • Review shipment

Amazon Shipping plan review

  • View shipment

View Shipment

  • Prepare shipment

Once you are done with entering all the relevant details of the shipment, the next stage is to finalize the shipment details.

Firstly, you will need to select the shipping service that you want to use for the shipment. For this, you will have 2 options to choose from:

  • Small Parcel Delivery (SPD)

The SPD is used for small units that are packed in individual boxes and are marked individually on the boxes.

  • Less Than Truckload/Full Truckload (LTL)

This type of shipment will load your shipment along with products from other vendors too. Also, the entire shipment might have multiple dropping points on the way before dropping off your shipment.

  • Select Shipment Service

Amazon shipment service

  • Shipment Packaging

Once you are done with the shipment preparation, you will need to select the shipment packing method. You can either have everything in one box or have multiple boxes for the shipment depending on the size of the box, weight of the shipment and other specifications, etc.

Amazon shipment packaging

  • Printing Shipping Label

After that, you will have to print the shipping labels to stick on the packaging box.

Shipping label printing

  • Give your Shipment a Tracking Number

After everything has been finalized, you should give your shipment a tracking number for ready reference and easy tracking.

Amazon FBA tracking number

  1. PACKAGING REQUIREMENT:

Being Amazon FBA seller, we are required to fulfill the set criteria for the packaging to minimize or to elude any chances of cancelation or re-packaging. In case one fails to fulfill the prerequisites, this may end up leading them to pay an additional cost for the packaging.

  • Loose Products

Each product must be contained in one complete secure package and each package will have unique FNSKU. Amazon refuses to accept products that require Amazon’s help to assemble before dispatch.

  • Sold as Set:

All the products that are required to be sold as sets must be marked as “do not separate”, “sold as a set” or “this is a set”. These types of products will be received and dispatched as sets.

Amazon sold as set label

  • Poly Bagged Units

Suffocation warning: “To avoid any danger of suffocation, it is essential that you keep all plastic bags away from babies and children. Do not use these bags in cribs, beds, carriages or playpens. These bags are not toys for kids to play with”.

Products that are being protected by polythene bags must meet the following criteria:

  • Suffocation warnings labels are mandatory for poly bags with 5 inches opening or more.
  • Warning labels must be placed in a legible font and on the prominent face of the product. You can use this figure to determine the print size of the warning labels.

warning label size

  • The thickness of polybag must be 1.5mils
  • The bag must be clear
  • The bag must have a barcode (UPC, EAN, etc.) or X-00 label which can be scanned through the bag.
  • The bag must be sealed completely.
  • The polybag must not protrude more than 3″ past the product’s dimensions.
  • Scented products must be sealed to avoid fragrance absorption into other products.
  1. Conclusion

Summing up, we are sure that after reading this you will have a better idea about the Amazon packaging requirements. We recommend you to follow these instructions meticulously in order to avoid having any rejections or call-backs of damaged products because of improper labeling. In case you need any help on this please feel free to contact Tetra Inspections for this.

 

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