The easiest, safest and most cost-effective way to ship your goods from China to Amazon FBA is to partner with a Chinese FBA shipping freight forwarder specializing in Amazon FBA. You can save a lot of money by working with a reputable Chinese freight forwarder compared to a company located at the destination of your goods.
How will FBA shipments be affected?
After the COVID-19 affected China and other countries, transportation costs increased significantly, especially by air. Airfreight rates increased more than threefold during the peak of the pandemic because of the high demand for products used in the pandemic. At present, air freight rates are still very high, especially for air express.
The pandemic has affected the workforce in different countries. As workers transition to a backbone labor model, different sectors are greatly affected; This affected the entire supply chain and extended shipping times to two weeks.
Both air and sea require longer waiting times for shipping space, which is due to a number of factors, such as the availability of vessels and fewer human resources. Shipping terminals around the world are significantly more congested, and congestion is not getting better because of fewer workers.
In addition to increased shipping costs and transport times, shipping routes have also been affected by the outbreak. Due to manpower shortages, some logistics hubs and terminals have been forced to temporarily halt operations, causing goods to be rerouted to the nearest available terminal or hub.
If you plan to ship to Amazon from China, we strongly recommend that you contact our professional FBA Shipping team as soon as possible. We do our best to help plan to ensure that your Amazon inventory is not affected by COVID-19 delays and arrives on time.
Choose the right FBA mode of transportation
Although transportation is in the back of the supply chain, it should not be in the back seat. The first decision you need to make when shipping goods to Amazon FBA is to choose an appropriate mode of shipping. This will give you an idea of how long shipping takes and how much it costs. Some sellers lose the ability to make more profit simply because they fail to decide which mode of transport suits them at the start of the purchase.
The main factor you need to consider is which type of transport service to use. Your options are:
China express shipping;
China air freight;
China sea freight.
And there are very few land shipments from China (only within Asia and Europe)
Once you have considered the best way to ship the goods, it is time to contact a reputable freight forwarder to get a quote. If you are unsure which method to use, you can also consult your freight forwarder for available options.
How to save shipping costs to Amazon FBA?
The cost of FBA shipping will vary according to the mode of transportation chosen. As a general rule of thumb, the faster the model, the higher the price, and the bigger the volume, the more you can save. If you are not sure of the best way to transport the goods. The easiest way to save on shipping to Amazon is to find a reliable shipping agent.
In addition, freight forwarders are in the business of moving goods, so they will be able to offer you a better freight rate than your supplier, or if you try to arrange to ship yourself.
Other advantages of using a Chinese freight forwarder include communicating directly with your suppliers, which will save you time, especially if there are huge time zone differences. Have your freight forwarder in China provide you with more assurance that goods leave the county with proper shipping labels and in good condition.
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