Marketplace Prep

Why You Shouldn’t Use 2D Barcodes — and When You Should

In the past year or so, “2D Barcodes” have gotten a lot of hype for a variety of operational reasons. With that said, unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation on their function, use, benefits, and their disadvantages.  What is a 2D Barcode? A 2D barcode is a barcode that stores data in 2 dimensions — Horizontally and Vertically. Unlike… Read More »Why You Shouldn’t Use 2D Barcodes — and When You Should

Amazon FBA Split Shipments: 5 Ways to Save on Inbound Shipping Costs

Split shipments have always been frustrating for new sellers. Amazon does this for a variety of reasons, but mainly to distribute products across their fulfillment centers better. In this article, I discuss ways you can mitigate split shipments without violating Amazon’s Terms of Service. 1. Use the same labeling type When adding new SKUs to Seller Central you can sometimes… Read More »Amazon FBA Split Shipments: 5 Ways to Save on Inbound Shipping Costs

“Amazon Drip”: 4 Basic Tips for FBA Inbound Limits

in 2020, Amazon implemented “Inbound Limit” restrictions, otherwise known as “COVID Limits” because they arose from COVID-19 disrupting a lot of supply chains. Unfortunately this has caused a lot of logistical issues for Amazon sellers because being able to maintain stock or launch products becomes increasingly difficult. 1. Where to see your limits On the Inventory Planning page, click “Restock… Read More »“Amazon Drip”: 4 Basic Tips for FBA Inbound Limits