Amazon FBA Prep Services List 2018-05-16T20:39:57+00:00

Amazon FBA Prep, Pack and Ship Service Essentials

[VIDEO] How to Choose a Prep Company for Your Amazon Business

  • What is the cost to process & ship my products?
  • Where is the prep center located?
  • How long does it take to process my inventory?
  • How long can my products be held?
  • Are truck & pallet deliveries accepted?

Some things to consider when choosing a Prep Company

Location – Where  is the prep center located? Is it near the Port of Entry for your Import shipments? Is it near your wholesale supplier? Sometimes it makes sense to use multiple Prep Centers in  order to save money on inbound shipping charges.

Tax Free – Is the prep center located in a tax free state?  This allows you to have Online Arbitrage (OA) orders shipped without paying sales tax. Some retailers do not allow you to use your Reseller Certificate, so this is a way to eliminate the Sales Tax that your state may charge when orders are shipped to you. Many times, the tax savings will more than pay for the Prep services. Wholesale and Import shipments should not incur any sales tax.

Prep Time – How long it takes to prep & ship your items once everything has arrived. Keep in mind that shipping times to the Prep Center may vary, so you will want to know how long will it take to complete your shipment to Amazon after the entire order has been checked in at the Prep Center.

Other Important Terms

Wholesale – Larger Shipments of similar items that are purchased from manufacturers and distributors. Setting up wholesale accounts usually requires a Tax ID number, business bank account, and credit references. 

Imports – Bulk shipments direct from the overseas manufacturer that are usually shipped on pallets. Depending on the size of the order, it may arrive by plane or cargo ship. Usually requires a broker or agent to handle US Customs and transportation from the Port of Entry.

RA – Retail Arbitrage – Finding items in retail stores that can be resold elsewhere for a profit. Some Prep Centers allow you to drop off or ship items to them that were purchased at local retail stores. Some Prep Centers do not handle RA  processing due to the additional labor involved in removing price tags and labels.

OA – Online Arbitrage – A form of Retail Arbitrage that involves finding items online that can be resold elsewhere for a profit. Sometimes these items are also available in the retailer’s stores. Many online retailers offer free shipping for orders that reach a minimum price level. 

Featured Prep Services

Prep CompanyLocationPrep TimeTax FreeWholesaleImportsOARA
IN24-72 Hours
NC8-48 Hours
CA24 Hours
NY,NH24-48 Hours
CT24-48 Hours
OR24-48 Hours
MI24-48 Hours
FBA Indiana PrepIN24-72 Hours
NY12-72 Hours
OH24 Hours
unnamedNH24-72 Hours
CA24-48 Hours
IL24-48 Hours
OH24 Hours
MO48-72 Hours
MI24-48 Hours
VA48 Hours
TX24 Hours
Buckeye Prep 2 PrimeOH24-72 Hours
CA24-48 Hours
CA24-48 Hours
TX24-48 Hours
OR24-48 Hours
CA24-48 Hours
FL / China12-36 Hours

Other Prep Services

Prep CompanyLocationPrep TimeTax FreeWholesaleImportsOARA
Automated FBACT24-48 Hours
Profit GopherGA24-48 Hours
FBA WarehousingNC24-72 Hours
MT Prep n Ship ProMT24-48 Hours
KC Prep and ShipMT24-48 Hours
Southeast Prep & ShipSC24-48 Hours
Atlantic Prep and ShipDE24-48 Hours
Zebrapals, IncCA24-72 Hours
WeFulfillTOH24 Hours
3P Shipping Inc
NY24-48 Hours
Big Sky Prep & ShipMT24-48 Hours
FBA Prep CompanyUK24-48 Hours
New Hampshire Fulfillment CenterNH12-24 Hours
My Fulfillment TeamTN24 - 48 Hours
Swift AccentFL48 Hours
Prep PinnacleTN24-48 Hours
Preppal LLCVA48 Hours
Tocantis LLCFL24-48 Hours
AZ ImportersAL48-72 Hours
Phoenix Package LogisticsFL, TN24-72 Hours
FBA Prep and ShipOR24-72 Hours
Simple Price PrepGA24-72 Hours
FBA ExpressMA24-72 Hours
QC FulfillmentNCWeekly
FBA Indiana PrepIN24-72 Hours
Value Prep and ShipCA24-72 Hours
akses FBACA24-48 Hours
Central Wisconsin Prep Pack & ShipWI24-48 Hours
3LinxUK24-48 Hours
FBA StrategiesFL24-48 Hours
Sunny PrepFL12-48 Hours
ArbSmartUK48 Hours
ShipMonkFL24-48 Hours
ForestShipping Intl LtdChina24-48 Hours
FBA FlexPrepTX24 Hours
Prepped ExpressAR24 Hours
Ultimate PackersNY72 Hours
FBA TransportFL / China12-36 Hours
Mi Fba PrepMI24-48 Hours
Selltec PrepMT24-48 Hours
Central Ohio FBA Prep & ShipOH48 Hours
FBA Made SimpleNV24 Hours
Adstral FulfilmentUK24-48 Hours
KroogaFrance24 Hours
Little Owl FBA Book PrepOH24-72 Hours
Prep and PackVA48 Hours
Worldwide FulfillmentFL1-3 Days
Texas Prep, Pack and ShipTX24-72 Hours
FBAForwardCA24-72 Hours
Out West Prep ServicesOR24-48 Hours
EZ PrepCA24-48 Hours
eHub SolutionsCA24 Hours
Best Logistics GlobalCA24 Hours
PrepFBACA24-48 Hours
FwdToAmazin Logistics IncCanada24-48 Horus
FBABoltMD8-48 Hours
Illinois Pack and ShipIL24-48 Hours
Guided ImportsNJ / China1-3 Days
Prep Label BoxWA24-48 Hours
AMZ TransitNY,CA24-48 Hours
Marksman RSCOH24 Hours
Midwest Prime Prep And ShipMN24-48 Hours
Pik Pak ProMA48-72 Hours
North PrepCanada24-48 Hours
Prep It. Pack It. Ship It.CA24-48 Hours
EastCoast-Direct, LLCMA24-48 Hours
FBA Prep Poland, EUPoland24 Hours
Truckmen Prep & ShipOH24 Hours
Nationwide Fulfillment ServicesDE24-72 Hours
Flat Rate PrepWI24-48 Hours
Kitting and Assembly SolutionsCO24-48 Hours
Pacific Prep ServicesOR24-48 Hours
Brown Box NinjaTX24 Hours
FBA InspectionCA2-4 Days
FBA Books PrepOH24 Hours
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