Importing for Amazon: Labeling Requirements

Importing for Amazon: Labeling Requirements

Shippers using the services of Fulfillment By Amazon must follow specific labeling requirements set by Amazon to ensure an efficient and hassle-free shipping process. FBA Product Labeling Requirements Each box or pallet that is shipped to Amazon must be correctly identified with appropriate labeling. Shipments to Amazon should have the following types of labels: FNSKU…

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Challenge Filed on Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

Challenge Filed On Section 301 List 3 Tariffs

In a recent court filing on 9/10/20, a group of vinyl tiling companies: (HMTX Industries LLC, Halstead New England Corporation, and Metroflor Corporation) filed a lawsuit against the Office of The United States Trade Representative (USTR) regarding Section 301 List 3 Tariffs (and potentially List 4). In this lawsuit, the Plaintiff alleges that the USTR…

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Importing for Amazon: Best Shipping Practices

Importing For Amazon: Best Shipping Practices

To successfully and efficiently ship products to Amazon, FBA sellers should follow proper shipping practices. This can help FBA sellers avoid a lot of hassle, including delays, shipment rejections, and more. Shipping Method When shipping FBA products to Amazon from another country, FBA sellers must choose how to send products from the supplier to an…

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What is Covered by the Freight Company?

What is Covered by the Freight Company?

When shipments are lost or damaged in transit, shippers will need to know what to expect from their freight company, or carrier, when filing a claim. Lost or damaged shipments will not be fully covered by the freight company. Freight companies are limited in their liabilities towards shippers, so shippers should consider purchasing cargo insurance…

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The Basics of Customs Valuation

The Basics of Customs Valuation

Customs Valuation determines the economic value of goods declared for importation. Importers must accurately assess and declare the value of goods to Customs before arrival. Those importing into the United States must adhere to specific guidelines set by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Using a standard set of rules for Customs Valuation is…

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Importing for Amazon: FBA Merchandise Import Process

Importing for Amazon: FBA Merchandise Import Process

Before selling merchandise on Amazon, FBA importers need to understand their obligations in the import process. Those selling products sourced from other countries are commercial importers and should abide by import laws set up by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). It is the FBA seller’s responsibility to ensure the imported goods comply with…

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