Are you currently enrolled in Amazon’s Small & Light programme? With the Small & Light programme you can pay reduced fulfilment fees when sending in qualifying items.
So what qualifies for the Small & Light programme?
- Items must be £9 or less.
- Fit in a standard envelope (33 x 23 x 2.5 cm, 60g in weight).
- Are in a small parcel (33 x 23 x 6 x 35 x 25 x12cm, 150g or less).
- Or a large envelope (33 x23 x2.5 to 33 x 23 x4cm, 225g or less in weight).
We break this down below:
|≤ 200 X 150 X 10 mm||≤ 80g||£0.65|
|≤ 330 X 230 X 25 mm||≤ 60g||£0.86|
|≤ 330 X 230 X 25 mm||61-210g||£1.00|
|≤ 330 X 230 X 40 mm||≤ 225g||£1.69|
|≤ 330 X 230 X 60 mm||≤ 225g||£1.76|
|≤ 330 x 250 x 120 mm||≤ 150g||£2.38|
|≤ 330 x 250 x 120 mm||≤ 400g||£2.51|
With the Small & Light programme you can sell cheaper items and make a profit. Now you can sell more products and be noticed by an ever bigger number of customers.
Now you know if an item qualifies, which items do not qualify for the Small & Light programme?
- Restricted products
- FBA prohibited products
- Adult products
- Dangerous goods
- Temperature sensitive, including items with expiry-dated products are not accepted during 15th April – 15th October.
What are the benefits of the programme?
Reduced Fulfilment costs – As mentioned previously, the Small & Light programme enables you to send in items to Amazon for cheaper. Cut back on Amazon fees whilst growing your profit.
Eligible for Amazon Prime – 24 hour delivery has become a staple of online shopping and is expected by many customers. Amazon Prime ensures that your customer will receive their products as quickly as possible, enhancing their experience and strengthening your business.
Take advantage of Amazon’s trusted customer service – Amazon is known for its great customer care. As a member of the Small & Light programme the hard work has been done for you. Rather than starting from scratch and building credibility, with Amazon you are already bolstered by their trusted customer service.
Reach a wider number of customers – by enrolling for the Small & Light programme you can sell products to a wider number of customers. The more pairs of eyes that have seen your items the more likely a customer will buy the item.
How can I enrol in the Small & Light programme?
Amazon have created a step-by-step guide which takes you through the process of enrolling from start to finish.
Find it here.
Once you have enrolled all you will need to do is ship your items to Amazon like you usually would.
Amazon’s Small & Light programme can help you to diversify your Amazon FBA business and grow the number of potential customers you can sell too. With reduced fees you are able to make a profit from small or cheaper items whilst benefiting from Amazon’s great customer service and Prime delivery.
Are you already enrolled in Amazon’s Small & Light programme? You can turn on the Small and Light toggle on the Profitl scanner to see reduced fees for eligible items.