HEAVY AND BULKY

Let Heavy & Bulky lighten your load

Using our delivery fulfilment solutions takes a load off your mind. You can minimise failed deliveries, improve communication with customers and increase your delivery accuracy.
Let Heavy & Bulky lighten your load
Fulfilment by Seller/ Ship it yourself
Fulfilment by Seller/ Ship it yourself
You can minimise failed deliveries, improve communication with customers and increase your delivery accuracy by using the Heavy & Bulky shipping template.
Fulfilment by Amazon Heavy & Bulky
Fulfilment by Amazon Heavy & Bulky
You sell it, we ship it. With Fulfilment by Amazon (FBA) Heavy & Bulky, you store your products in Amazon's fulfilment centres, and we pick, ship, and provide customer service for these products.

What is the Amazon Heavy & Bulky Shipping Template?

Whether it is a sofa, washing machine or sports equipment, easy and convenient scheduling improves the customer experience for heavy and large deliveries. By ensuring customers are at home to receive their deliveries, you can save the time and expense of home to receive their deliveries, you can save the time and expense of failed deliveries. The Heavy & Bulky programme offers a shipping template with two shipping options:
Arranged Delivery
Arranged Delivery
With this shipping option, your customers are advised on the product page and checkout that they will be contacted to arrange a delivery and they should update their phone number before completing their order. You or your courier will contact the customer via call, text or email to arrange the delivery.
Scheduled Delivery
Scheduled Delivery
With this shipping option, customers can choose their preferred delivery date or delivery slot in a calendar at checkout. You can set up the calendar in advance with available delivery dates and time slots. At checkout, customers can also update their phone number, in case you want to contact them on the day of the delivery

Why use Heavy & Bulky Shipping Template?

Save costs

Avoid the cost of failed deliveries

More transparency in the delivery process makes your customers aware that they must be at home to receive their deliveries. This saves you costs related to failed deliveries.
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Correct customer contact details

Your customers check their contact details at checkout and can update incorrect information. This makes arranging a delivery easier for you or your courier, and saves you time contacting customers to update their contact information.
Shipping

Price shipment per region

The programme allows you to price per region and/or remove them when necessary. This helps you to calculate your shipping costs better.
How does it work?

How does it work?

Step 1

Register to be a selling partner on Amazon
You need to be a registered selling partner to be able to sell Heavy & Bulky items on Amazon. If you are new to Selling on Amazon, please register here.

Step 2

Apply to use Heavy & Bulky ship options
The Heavy & Bulky programme is an invite-only programme designed to deliver the best customer experience for Heavy & Bulky delivery. To qualify for the Amazon Heavy & Bulky programme, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Products: You sell heavy and bulky items (>30kg or 1,5m in length).
  • Tracking: You transfer tracking IDs to Amazon and work with an integrated carrier that can provide full tracking information to Amazon.
  • Delivery scheduling: For Arranged Delivery, you or your carrier(s) arrange delivery with the customer. For Scheduled Delivery, you are able to deliver heavy and large products within the customers' preferred delivery date or time slot. You can set up the calendar in advance with available delivery dates and time slots.

Step 3

Get enrolled in the programme and set up the new shipping options
When we receive your application, we’ll contact you to check if you meet the criteria to enroll in the programme. After enrolling, you can set up the new shipping options in your shipping settings. If you are already a selling partner on Amazon, you can find more information on how to set up the new shipping options after enrolling on our help page or in our Seller University.

What is FBA Heavy & Bulky?

FBA Heavy & Bulky allows you to utilise Fulfilment By Amazon (FBA) as a solution for the storage, shipping, returns and customer service of your Heavy Bulky products. Start saving time, money and hassle with streamlined convenience both you and your customers can appreciate.

What products are eligible?

Your products are eligible for FBA Heavy & Bulky as long as they meet any of the following minimum selection criteria, and they do not exceed any maximum criteria:

Stores

UK

DE

FR

IT

ES

Lenght
Min: 175 cm
Max: 300 cm
Min: 175 cm
Max: 300 cm
Min: 175 cm
Max: 300 cm
Min: 175 cm
Max: 300 cm
Min: 175 cm
Max: 300 cm
Weight
Min: 31,5 kg
Max: 140 kg
Min: 31,5 kg
Max: 150 kg
Min: 31,5 kg
Max: 300 kg
Min: 31,5 kg
Max: 140 kg
Min: 31,5 kg
Max: 120 kg
Girth
(Length + 2x height+ 2x depth)
Min: 360 cm
Max: N/A
Min: 360 cm
Max: N/A
Min: 360 cm
Max: 662 cm
Min: 360 cm
Max: 800 cm
Min: 360 cm
Max: 800 cm
You can check the preparation requirements at the List heavy bulky products for FBA Help Page.

The benefits of FBA Heavy & Bulky

FBA can help you scale your business and reach more customers. Simply send us your products, and we take care of storage, delivery to customers, customer service and returns handling.
Save costs

Offer enhanced delivery options to your customers

Heavy Bulky products benefit from specialized Fulfillment Centers and carriers. Both Prime and non-Prime customers can benefit from enhanced Scheduled Delivery and Room Of Choice Delivery options on Heavy and Bulky FBA orders, dependent on their availability in each Store.
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Access to PCP and Amazon Global Logistics

When shipping to our Fulfillment Centers, you can use the Amazon Partnered Carrier program (PCP) for domestic and cross-border shipments (both less than truckload or full truckload LTL/FTL) within the UK, France, Germany and Spain. Amazon Global Logistics helps you send your FBA inventory to Amazon Fulfillment Centers worldwide. You can ship from China to the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain via ocean (full-container and less-than-container loads) and air.
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Earn the Fulfillment By Amazon badge

Amazon customers across Europe favor products with the FBA badge due to the promise of superior delivery, customer service and returns. Amazon’s global customer service network manages customer inquiries, refunds, and returns on FBA orders, taking this operational burden off your shoulders.

Storage and fulfillment fees

Fulfilment fees

Item Weight

UK

DE

FR

IT

ES

0-20kg
£11.58
€ 14.49
€ 16.37
€ 12.61
€ 15.38
20-40kg
£15.23
€ 21.07
€ 23.23
€ 16.22
€ 21.57
40-60kg
£40.40
€ 50.96
€ 39.28
€ 18.64
€ 29.99
Per additional kg >60kg
£0.24
€ 0.25
€ 0.32
€ 0.43
€ 0.43
Storage and other Fees
For all other fee types (e.g. storage, removal and disposal), heavy and bulky FBA items are treated in the same way as oversize items. Refer to the Fulfilment Fees page to view the full list of fees. All fees are exclusive of VAT and other taxes that are payable by the seller.

Learn more about the cost of FBA. Use the Fulfilment by Amazon Revenue Calculator on Seller Central to estimate your FBA fees.
How do I enroll?

How do I enroll?

Step 1

Set up FBA
Create your Amazon selling account, and login to Seller Central to set up FBA.

Step 2

Create your product listings
Once you add your products to the Amazon catalogue, specify FBA inventory.
Your heavy and bulky FBA items will be routed to the specialized fulfillment centers in each locale.

Step 3

Prepare your products
Prepare your products for safe and secure transportation to a fulfilment centre. Visit Seller Central Help to learn how to according to List heavy bulky products for FBA, and ensure you follow Amazon packing guidelines and shipping and routing requirements.

Step 4

Ship your products to Amazon
Create your shipping plan, print Amazon shipment ID labels, and send your shipments to Amazon fulfilment centres. Learn more about sending inventory to Amazon.
Once Amazon receives your products at the fulfilment centres, they are available for customers to buy. Visit Seller Central Help to learn about how to manage FBA orders.

Apply for Heavy & Bulky shipping now

Start saving time, money and hassle with streamlined convenience both you and your customers can appreciate.
Apply for Heavy & Bulky shipping now
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