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FBA & Overseas Warehouse Differences

December 22, 2020 Don Liu Comments Off

FBA, which is Fulfillment by Amazon, means that the sellers send the products sold on Amazon to the local warehouse directly.When the customer places an order, the Amazon system completes the delivery automatically.

Overseas warehouses refer to storage facilities established overseas. Cross-border e-commerce enterprises export goods to overseas warehouses in batches according to the general trade method. When the order placed, the goods are delivered to consumers.

FBA & Overseas Warehouse Differences


FBA does not provide customs clearance services

DH overseas warehouses provide customs clearance services, and some also include tax payment and delivery to warehouses.


Amazon FBA warehouse has a certain degree of restrictions on the size, weight and category of the products, so the selection is biased towards small, high-quality, good quality products

DH overseas warehouses, the scope of selection is wider than the FBA warehouse. 


FBA does not provide assembly services and require the seller to put the outer box label and product label before entering the warehouse. If the product label is found damaged, it will be returning to be trimmed.

DH Overseas warehouses will provide services for sorting out and assembling products before they are put on shelves.


Amazon supports the unconditional return of buyers, FBA warehouse will not carry out any appraisal of the returned products, and will not charge any fees from the buyer. Even if there is no quality problem with the returned product, Amazon will not sell the product to the another buyer again.

As for overseas warehouses, if the product returned is not a quality problem, it can be repackaged by the seller and then sold again.


Advantages Of DH Overseas Warehouse:

1. Faster deliver speed. It reduces order response time by 50-70% compared with delivering from China effectively. Also, it can improve user experience and reduce product turnaround time greatly.

2. Lower logistics costs. By centralized delivery to overseas warehouses, the cost of delivery can be reduced 30-50% by the United States local express.

3. Convenient adjustment of FBA inventory. For sellers, the overseas warehouse is a buffer warehouse for Amazon FBA, which is convenient for flexible adjustment of FBA inventory.