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Express and cost-effective deliveries
Fulfilment By Amazon (FBA) service
Fulfilment By Merchant (FBM) service
One-day or free delivery services
Bulky and large shipments
Release day and priority delivery services
Tracking management system
End-to-end logistics solutions
About Amazon Shipping
Amazon is a cloud-based technology company that focuses on cloud computing, artificial intelligence, e-commerce, digital streaming and online advertising. Amazon shipping provides shipping services to e-commerce retailers to send packages and parcels globally. Though this service is Amazon-owned, online sellers can use this service to sell products on other sales channels or marketplaces. Amazon shipping is highly reliable for next-day delivery services, makes the claims process easy and eliminates weekend delivery surcharges.
Amazon is a US-based multinational company founded by Jeff Bezos in 1994. The company went public in 1997. In 2002, the company launched its Amazon Web Services (AWS), which provides APIs to web developers for web development. In 2006, Amazon initiated its Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) program, which enabled third-party merchants and individuals to sell and deliver products through its warehouse infrastructure.
Amazon shipping services make the shipping journey easier for millions of consumers. These services provide an excellent post-purchase experience and help e-commerce companies to expand globally. The company's fulfilment services use state-of-the-art technology to support businesses of every size in processing orders. Amazon's aircraft fleet assists online sellers in delivering products fastly and safely. The company's shipping services also include express delivery services. The Prime Air shipping option sends parcels to customers in 30 minutes using drones. This service increases the efficiency and safety of the transportation system. Amazon invests in technologies to provide profit to consumers. Amazon Scout, an electric delivery system, delivers packages and products to consumers using self-governed delivery devices.
The company offers international shipping services to ship parcels to every corner of the world. This service is fast and cost-efficient. Users and customers can track their orders through Amazon's branded tracking page. They have to enter the tracking number to get all the tracking details of their delivery. The company offers 24/7 customer support through chats, calls and emails. It also provides self-service solutions that are used by consumers worldwide. Amazon Prime is one of Amazon's shipping services that offer one-day guaranteed delivery service to millions of customers.
E-commerce businesses can ship items to consumers in the Amazon marketplace in two ways. These ways are Fulfilment By Amazon (FBA) and Fulfilment By Merchant (FBM). With FBA, Amazon picks, packs, stores, and delivers parcels to customers. This fulfilment option helps e-commerce stores to reach more people and scale their businesses. Using the FBM option, sellers can fulfil their orders when their items are sold on Amazon, either through a 3PL or self-fulfilment. ClickPost has a courier API integration with Amazon shipping. This integration enables online retailers and customers to use various high-quality shipping services such as NDR management, COD reconciliation, returns management, courier integration and more.
FAQs about Amazon Shipping
1) How can I ship with Amazon?
With Amazon Shipping, you can deliver parcels worldwide. For this, you have to place an order. After placing an order, the shipment is prepared. Then, Amazon Shipping picks up the order from the merchant and delivers it to its owner.
2) How long does Amazon Shipping take to deliver parcels?
Amazon Shipping offers express, same-day and 2-day delivery services. It takes five to eight days to deliver parcels to the customer's doorstep. Its standard delivery service sends items in two or more days. The delivery time depends on the product chosen by the customer. Amazon Shipping provides estimated delivery dates to customers when they buy any product.
|Manifestation and shipping label generation API:||
Create order on Courier Partner, fetch waybill and shipping label and place pickup request
|Track Shipment API:||Track your Amazon Shipping shipment using AWB and Courier Partner|
|Cancellation API||Cancel shipment manifested on Courier Partner for faster returns|
|EDD API:||Show estimated delivery date for shipments on the order checkout page|
|NDR Action update:||Updates the after NDR action directly on courier company’s database|
|Return Web-hooks:||Track your return shipment using AWB and Courier Partner using web-hooks|
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