Accelerate your Business in Japan with FBA

 

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This campaign offers the first month of Professional Selling Plan for 10 JPY.

You will get one additional month at a subscription fee of 10 JPY if you sell your first product listing using FBA.

If you register for the Professional Selling Plan now, you will get the first month of service at a subscription fee of 10 JPY. If you sell your first product listing using FBA, you will get one additional month at a subscription fee of 10 JPY. 
FBA (Fulfillment by Amazon) is a service where Amazon takes care of everything from product storage to order processing, delivery, and returns on your behalf. By starting to sell using FBA, not only will the efficiency of deliveries improve, but your products will appeal more to the buyers because with FBA, your products become eligible for Amazon Prime, thus leading to high sales in the early stages. 

[Campaign dates] From July 2nd, 2018 (Monday) till December 31st, 2018 (Monday)
You will be eligible for this campaign if you register for the Professional Selling Plan after 00:00 on July 2nd, 2018 and before 23:59 on December 31st, 2018, and if you use FBA for selling your first product listing. 

[Who is eligible?] The sellers who register for the Professional Selling Plan within the given validity period, and who use FBA for selling their first product listing after the registration*

[Conditions for applying]
First month for 10 JPY: Register for the Professional Selling Plan within the given validity period
Additional one month for 10 JPY: Register for the Professional Selling Plan within the given validity period, select 'Amazon' for 'Fulfilled by', and upon confirmation of the receipt of your goods at the distribution center of Amazon (Fulfillment Center), you will be eligible for this campaign (the receipt of your products should be confirmed within the validity period). Also, if you change 'Fulfilled by' to 'Amazon' for products which have once been sold as 'Fulfilled by “Merchant”', you will not be eligible for this service.

How to apply for the campaign

(1) Register for the Professional Selling Plan

On registering successfully for the Professional Selling Plan, you will get the first month of service at a subscription fee of 10 JPY.

(2) Select 'FBA' when entering the product information

When entering the information for the first product listing , select 'Fulfillment by Amazon'. 
How to register your products
(You must log into Seller Central)

(3) Create an FBA Shipping Plan


Create a Shipping Plan for the products to be sold using FBA. 
Learn more about the FBA Shipment Procedure
(You must log into Seller Central)

(4) Deliver your products at the distribution center of Amazon

Send your products over to the distribution center of Amazon (Fulfillment Center).

(5) Start selling with FBA

You can start selling with FBA once you receive a notification of receipt of goods from the Fulfillment Center. If all the conditions are fulfilled, you will be eligible for additional one month of service at a subscription fee of 10 JPY.

*If you register for the Professional Selling Plan before the period of the campaign, and if you sell your first product listing using FBA, you will not be eligible for this campaign; you will only get the first month of service for 10 JPY.For the new registrations for Professional Selling Plan, the duration has been extended for the campaign where the monthly registration of 4,900 JPY is offered at 10 JPY for the month of registration. This campaign is subject to revision or termination without prior notice. Click here for FAQs.

Why Fulfillment by Amazon in Japan?

Did you know that Japanese customers enjoy same day deliveries on a daily basis? Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) provides same day deliveries as well as other delivery methods to satisfy Japanese customer needs. In addition, FBA has a wide selection of payment method such as Cash on Delivery that 43.8% of Japanese customers use for online shopping.*1

Using FBA is the key solution for your success in Japan, which keeps your offerings attractive to Japanese customers that love fast, convenient, and free domestic shipping (subject to conditions).

Features of FBA in Japan

Same day, next day delivery
Scheduled delivery in 2 hour bands
Free Domestic Shipping (subject to conditions)

Cash on Delivery
Customized gift wrapping for Japanese seasonal events
Customer service in Japanese

FBA Features to Help your Success

Increase your sales

Your offers become more visible and competitive when fulfilled by Amazon. In a recent Amazon survey conducted in 2015 among active FBA Sellers in Japan, 86.4% reported to have seen a sales increase with FBA.

Save your time and earn Customer trust

FBA saves your time by helping you with all logistics and even customer service, all at no additional cost to you. FBA covers a wide range of fulfillment support from fast, free domestic shipping (subject to conditions), to package tracking, gift wrapping options, and 24x7 customer service.

Payment

FBA offers a pay-per-use flexible model with no minimum inventory requirements. You only pay for the storage you use, and fulfilment charges for items you sell.

Learn more about FBA pricing

Getting Started

STEP 1. Send your products to Amazon

Start selling on Amazon by listing your products and sending them to Amazon fulfillment centers in Japan.
*Amazon will not become an importer of your goods. You need an importer in Japan otherwise a non-residential importer which requires you to assign an Attorney for Customs Procedures (ACP). If you need an ACP, click here

STEP 2. Amazon stores, picks and packs your products

Amazon catalogs and stores your products in our ready-to-ship inventory carefully. As soon as customers purchase your products, Amazon promptly picks, packs and ships your products.

 

STEP 3. Amazon provides customer service and handles returns

For orders via FBA, customers can contact Amazon for Japanese customer service provided in both toll free call and emails. Amazon provides customer service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

FBA Pre-shipment Preparation Video

You will need to understand your obligations in the import/export process before starting FBA. Please watch the 3 minute video as your 1st step.

For a more detailed understanding of the import process into Japan, please read FBA Pre-shipment Preparation Guide (PDF).

FBA Pre-shipment Preparation Guide (PDF)

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