Amazon Marketplace – Fees

In this part, we will examine the kinds of expenses that Amazon charges from the dealers who work together utilizing its foundation −

• Variable Closing Fees
• Amazon Fulfillment Fees
• Reference Fees

How about we examine these in detail, beginning with Variable Closing Fees.

Variable Closing Fees

Amazon charges dealers a Variable Closing Fee for each thing sold by means of Amazon’s foundation. This expense is charged notwithstanding a reference charge. This expense is to some degree confounded and has fluctuated throughout the long term. It relies upon a few things like the item type and the shipment strategy.

Passing by the item type, Amazon parts the items in two classes: Media Products or BMVD items and non-media items. BMVD incorporates music, recordings, books, DVDs, PC programming, computer games, and so forth It is simpler to figure the variable shutting expense for BMVD items and is right around a standard estimation of \$1.35. In this way, regardless of whether you are an individual merchant or an expert vender, utilizing FBA or transportation yourself, you need to pay \$1.35 for each BMVD item that you sell.

For non-media items, in the event that you are utilizing FBA, at that point there will be no factor shutting charge. In the event that you are delivering without anyone else and offering free delivery, and still, at the end of the day you won’t be charged the variable shutting expense.

Going to the last circumstance in which you are dispatching the item yourself and you are additionally charging a transportation expense. For this situation, the variable shutting expense to be paid, is determined by taking a fixed charge and adding a sum for each pound of delivery weight.

The essential rate is \$0.45 per thing sold in addition to \$0.05 duplicated by the quantity of pounds of delivery weight of the item. For instance, in the event that your item gauges 10 pounds, at that point you will be charged a fixed expense of \$0.45, in addition to \$0.05 × 10 = \$0.5, for example an aggregate of \$0.95 as factor shutting expense.

Media Products (per item)

Product TypeDomestic StandardDomestic ExpeditedInternational
Books\$1.35\$1.35\$1.35
Music & DVD’s\$1.35\$1.35\$1.35
Software\$1.35\$1.35Not Available
Computer & Video Games\$1.35\$1.35Not Available
Video Game Consoles\$1.35\$1.35Not Available

Non-Media Products (per item plus per weight)

Product TypeDomestic StandardDomestic ExpeditedInternational
Non-Media products\$0.45+\$0.05/lb\$0.65+\$0.10/lbNot Available

Fulfillment by Amazon

You may be knowledgeable with this term at this point. Allow us to take a gander at the expenses identified with it. Amazon charges a charge for delivery the item for you, which will lower than the cost you will bring about in transportation a similar item. The computation of satisfaction charges for orders put on Amazon depends on the class type and the item size level.

The charges according to Amazon for Standard-Size Media Products, appropriate on both homegrown and global requests are recorded beneath.

Fulfillment FeeProduct Size Tier (\$299.99 or less)Zero- Fee Fulfillment(\$300 or more)
Small Standard-SizeLarge Standard-Size
Order Handling (per order)\$0.00\$0.00\$0.00
Pick & Pack (per unit)\$1.06\$1.06\$0.00
Weight Handling(per lb)

Based on the Out bound Shipping wt.

1 lb.\$0.50\$0.85\$0.00
2 lb.\$1.24
Over 2 lb.\$1.24+\$0.41/lb.(Above the first 2 lb.)

The charges as per Amazon for Standard-Size Non-Media Products, applicable on both domestic and international orders are listed below.

Fulfillment FeeProduct Size Tier (\$299.99 or less)Zero- Fee Fulfillment(\$300 or more)
Small Standard-SizeLarge Standard-Size
Order Handling (per order)\$0.00\$0.00\$0.00
Pick & Pack (per unit)\$1.06\$1.06\$0.00
Weight Handling(per lb)

Based on the Out bound Shipping wt.

1 lb.\$0.50\$0.96\$0.00
2 lb.\$0.95
Over 2 lb.\$1.95+\$0.39/lb.(Above the first 2 lb.)

The charges as per Amazon for Oversize Media and Non-Media, applicable only on domestic orders are listed below.

Fulfillment FeeProduct Size Tier
Small OversizeMedium OversizeLarge OversizeSpecial Oversize
Order Handling(per order)\$0.00\$0.00\$0.00\$0.00
Pick & Pack(per unit)\$4.09\$5.20\$8.40\$10.53
Weight Handling

Based on the Out bound Shipping wt.

\$2.06+\$0.39/l b. (Above the first 2 lb.)\$2.73+\$0.39/lb. (Above the first 2 lb.)\$63.98+\$0.80/ lb (Above the first 90 lb.)\$124.58+\$0.92/l b. (Above the first 90 lb.)
Special Handling

Applies to plasma and projection large screen television units with screens 42” or larger. However, smaller televisions could qualify for the Special Handling Fee based on factors like weight and on how delicately it is to be handled

\$40

Referral Fees

Reference charge is the expense that you pay Amazon for alluding the deal to you and for giving an admittance to an enormous crowd. Merchants pay a reference expense on every thing sold which is determined on the item cost and on any blessing wrap charges borne by the purchaser.

Things in a few classifications have a for every thing least reference charge as recorded underneath −

Product TypeReferral Fee Percentage
Personal Computer6%
Cell phone devices, Camera & Photo, Consumer Electronics, Video Game Consoles8%
Industrial & Scientific Products12%
Books, Beauty products, Baby products, Clothing & Accessories, Furniture & Decor, Health & Personal care, Home & Garden, Kitchen Products, Luggage & Travel Accessories, Musical Instruments, Office Products, Shoes, Watches, Handbags & Glasses, Sports, Toys & Games, DVD, Video Games & Software15%
Jewelry20%
Independent Design25%

Amazon has cut its reference expense by 1-7% on certain classes including PCs, PCs, cell phones and tablets, gadgets, computer games, instructive programming, instruments, and so forth