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Are you tensed how will you ship your amazon orders? 

Almost every new seller on amazon has this confusion and tension. Getting orders on amazon is a difficult task but fulfilling them successfully and make the customer happy is even more difficult. Good packaging, on time delivery and after sales support is required to make a loyal customer. Packaging and customer support can be managed from your efforts but what about delivery especially on time delivery of items to the customers.

What if someone at your doorstep will come, receives your amazon order and deliver it to your customer. It will be like a hassle free delivery method. 

Is this really possible that someone on your behalf will deliver your orders and my answer to this is Yes, its is possible.

Amazon has its own transportation company with the name Amazon Transportation Service (ATS) which helps amazon sellers to deliver amazon orders to their customers. The service provided by ATS to amazon sellers is named Amazon Easy Ship.

Amazon Easy Ship

Amazon Easy ship is a amazon delivery program in which the amazon sellers are free from the burden of delivering orders to their customers. Amazon will deliver orders to customers on your behalf.

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What documents do I required to get enroled for Amazon Easy Ship ?

Amazon Easy Ship services covers majority of pin codes in India but still there are few which are out of its range. 

There is no special documentation requirement to use the benefit of amazon easy ship services. Simply amazon seller can enrol for easy ship services if there area pincode is the range where amazon easy ship services are available. During the registration process you will asked to enter your area pincode and if the pincode is eligible then you can opt-in easy ship services.

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Please note that if the easy ship service are available at your pincode then it is mandatory to opt-in these services.

Easy Ship Order Pickup And Delivery Process

Amazon follow a simple order pickup and delivery process.

Amazon Seller are required to pack customers orders and schedule order pickup. Click here to learn how to schedule amazon easy ship orders pickup

Once you schedule the order pickup, at your selected date and time slot one of the amazon courier person will come to receive the package. Also a tracking id will be generated for every amazon order to track the status of order delivery progress.

Please note that failing to handover the package at the selected date and time slot will lead to cancellation of your order and you will be charged order cancellation fee as well.

Once your order will be picked the tracking status will be updated to “picked up and now it is the responsibility of amazon to deliver the package safely and timely to customer. 

The tracking id will keep on updating as your package moves within the region, city and state. Once the order is delivered the tracking id will start showing “Delivered to customer”.

In case the order return, it will be a reversed process. Now the item is picked up from the customers end and delivered to the seller. 

Click here to learn what happens if your products is not returned or the returned item is damaged.

Amazon Easy Ship Fees

Easy Ship fee is charged based on the item weight and shipment distance.

Item weight – Actual weight and volumetric weight of the item are calculated and the one which is higher is used as the dimensional criteria. 

Volumetric weight is calculated by multiplying package dimensions in cm and dividing them with 5 will give you volumetric weight in grams.

Please note that the item weight here refers to the final weight of the shipment.

Based on the weight of the item, the items are categorized as StandardOversize and Heavy and Bulky. 

Shipment Distance – Based on the shipment distance the easy ship fees will be charged. Based on the distance the shipments are categorized as LocalRegional and National Shipments.

Local Shipments –  If the pickup and delivery happens in the same city i.e. intra-city pickup and delivery.

For eg – If the pickup is done from a area in delhi and delivery also happens to another area in delhi then the shipment is referred as local shipment

Regional Shipments – If the shipment moves within the same region and service is not within the same city. Region zone consist of 4 regions. 

  • Region1 – Chandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himanchal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh-Zone A** and Uttarakhand
  • Region2 – Dadar and Nagar, Diu and Daman, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
  • Region 3 – Andaman and Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Lakshadweep
  • Region 4 – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh-Zone B*, West Bengal.
For eg – If the pickup is done from chandigarh and delivery happens in himanchal pradesh then the shipment is referred as regional shipment.
 
National Shipments – If the pickup is done from a region and delivery happens in some other region then the shipment is referrefd as national shiment.
 
For eg- If the pickup is done from chandigarh and delivery happens in gujarat then the shipment is referred as national shipment. 

The table above shows the easy ship charges charged based on the item weight and the shipment distance.

Lets understand this table in more details. The left highlighted cells represents the item weight dimensions {Standard, Oversize, National} and the top cells represents the shipment distance { Local, Regional, National}. Lets move row by row.

 

Standard Size items includes all the items that weight between (1 g – 4999 g). Please note that the minimum chargeable weight is 500 gms ie you will be charged for 500 gms even if your items weight 100 gms, similarly if your item weight 501 gms then you will be charged for 1000 gms. Your item weight will be automatically rounded to the next higher rounded figure as per the table.

If your items weight upto 500 gms then you will be charged INR 38 for local, 46 for regional and 66 for national shipments. 

If your item weight between 501 gms to 1000 gms then you will be charged INR 38 for local, 46 for regional and 66 for national for first 500 gms and INR 16 for local, 21 for regional and 25 for national for the next 500 gms.

For eg – if the shipment is local then you will be charged 38 + 16 = INR 54

If your item weight between 1001 gms to 4999 gms then you will be charged INR 38 for local, 46 for regional and 66 for national for first 500 gms and INR 16 for local, 21 for regional and 25 for national for the next 500 gms and for each additional 1000 gms you will be charged INR 10 for local, 15 for regional and 20 for national shipment.

For eg – if the shipment is local and item weight is 2000 gms then you will be charged 38 + 16 + 10  = INR 64

Please note that if your item weight 4999 gms then your shipment will fall under standard not oversize shipment.

Oversize items includes items that weight between (5000 gms – 11999 gms). 

If your items weight 5000 gms then you will be charged INR 151 for local, 166 for regional and 216 for national.

If your item weight between 5001 gms to 11999 gms then you will be charged INR 151 for local, 166 for regional and 216 for national for first 5000 gms and INR 10 for local, 15 for regional and 20 for national for each additional 1000 gms.

For eg – if the shipment is local and item weight is 8000 then you will be charged 151 + 10 + 10 + 10 = INR 181

Please note that if your item weight 11999 gms then your shipment will fall under oversize not heavy shipment.

 Heavy and Bulky items includes items that weight between (12000 gms – 18000 gms). You can refer to the table above to learn about the rates for local, regional and national shipments for oversize items. If you have any doubt understanding the table you can comment below in the comment section or you can email your query at admin@how2sellonline.com.​

Please note that 18% GST is also applicable on amazon easy ship fee. 

Easy Ship Weight Calculation Example

ItemEasy Ship Fee Calculation
Actual Weight (including shipping weight) 2700 gms
Round off to be charged 3000 gms
Pacakage Dimension (l * b* h) 40 * 40* 20 cm
Volumetric weight (l * b* h/5) 6400 gms
Round off to be charged 7000 gms
Weight Seller be charged (Higher of Actual/Vol weight) 7000 gms
Shipment fee (Local) 151 + 10 + 10 = INR 171
GST (18%) 18% of 171 = INR 30.78
Toatl Shipping fee (Local) INR 201.78
Shipment fee (Regional) 166 + 15 + 15 = INR 196
GST (18%) 18% of 196 = INR 35.28
Toatl Shipping fee (Regional) INR 231.28
Shipment fee (National) 216 + 20 + 20 = INR 256
GST (18%) 18% of 256 = INR 46.08
Toatl Shipping fee (National) INR 302.08

Hope the example given above has strengthen your understanding about amazon easy ship.

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So, this is all for Amazon Easy Ship.  I think you have find this post helpful and I hope you like the way I explained. If you have any doubt regarding amazon easy ship you can check the frequently asked questions or please feel free to comment below.

Frequently Asked Questions - How to Sell On Amaozn

If amazon easy ship services are not available at your pincode you can go for self ship or fulfillment by amazon.

Legal business name is the name which appears on your GST certificate.

Seller registration, listings products on amazon are free. However amazon will charge a small commission for every product sale. The commission will depends on the category and sub-category of the product. Click to learn more about amazon seller commission.

The first payment will take 14 days after which seller’s will be paid every 7 days.