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?

Important Terms You’ll Need to Know.

Location – Where the prep center located.
Tax Free – Is the prep center located in a tax free state? this allows OA orders without sales tax. Wholesale orders generally do not incur sales tax.
Prep Time – How long it takes to prep & ship your items once everything has arrived.
Wholesale – Larger Shipments of similar items. Many times on pallets.
Imports – Shipments direct from the manufacturer. Many times from overseas.
OA – Online Arbitrage shipments from online based retailers.
RA – Retail Arbitrage drop off or shipments of items purchased locally at retailers.

Featured Prep Services

Prep CompanyLocationTax FreePrep Time WholesaleImportsOARA
MIno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
ORyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CAno24-48 Hoursyesyesnono
NY,CAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
efulfillmentproTXno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Buckeye Prep 2 PrimeOHno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
ORyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA Indiana PrepINno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CAno2-4 Daysyesyesyesno
unnamedNHyes24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
One Prep DirectNY, NHyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
FL / Chinano12-36 Hoursnoyesnono
INno24-72 Hours yesyesnono
NCno8-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CTno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes

Other Prep Services

Prep CompanyLocationTax FreePrep Time WholesaleImportsOARA
ArbSmartUKno48 Hoursyesnoyesno
Pik Pak ProMAno48-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
Adstral FulfilmentUKno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Automated FBACTno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Pacific Prep ServicesORyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Cascadia Seller SolutionsWAno2-4 Daysyesyesyesyes
My Fulfillment TeamTNno1-3 Daysyesyesyesno
Big Sky Prep & ShipMTyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Southeast Prep & ShipSCno24-48 Hoursyesyesyes yes
MT Prep n Ship ProMTyes24-48 Hoursnonoyesno
Kitting and Assembly SolutionsCOno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
eFulfillment ProTXno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Zebrapals, IncCAno24-72 Hoursyesyesnono
3P Shipping Inc
CAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
AZ ImportersALno48-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Prep Label BoxWAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
Central Wisconsin Prep Pack & ShipWIno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Texas Prep, Pack and ShipTXno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Brown Box NinjaTXno24 Hoursyesnoyesyes
Nationwide Fulfillment ServicesDEyes24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
Best Logistics GlobalCAno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA Prep Poland, EUPolandno24 Hoursyesyesnono
Midwest Prime Prep And ShipMNno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Profit GopherGAno24-48 Hoursyesnoyesyes
FBA ExpressMAno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Prepped ExpressARno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA TransportFL / Chinano12-36 Hoursno yesnono
Marksman RSSOHno24 Hoursyesyesyesno
Priority PrepTXno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
3LinxUKno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Sunny PrepFLno12-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
KroogaFranceno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Value Prep and ShipCAno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA InspectionCAno2-4 Days yesyesyesno
Out West Prep ServicesORyes24-48 Hoursnoyesyesno
PrepFBACAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
eHub SolutionsCAno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
EZ PrepCAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA FlexPrepTXno24 Hoursyesyesyesno
Guided ImportsNJ / China-1-3 Daysno yesnono
Flat Rate PrepAZno24-48 Hoursyesnoyesyes
Illinois Pack and ShipILno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
FBA Books PrepOHno24 Hoursnonoyesno
FBA Indiana PrepINno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA WarehousingNCno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
FBA StrategiesFLno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
River BowMTyes1-3 Daysyesyesyesyes
FBA Prep and ShipORyes24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
ShipMonkFLno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
ForestShipping Intl LtdChinano24-48 Hoursyesyesnono
FBA Made SimpleNVno24 Hoursyesyesyesno
Selltec PrepMTyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Simple Price PrepGAno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
WeFulfillTOHno24 Hoursyesyesyesno
Worldwide FulfillmentFLno1-3 Daysyesyesyesyes
FBAForwardCAno24-72 Hoursyesyesnono

More Prep Services

The following prep services have not updated their information, so we cannot verify the level of service that they offer. Feel free to reach out to them to get your questions answered.

Prep CompanyLocationTax FreePrep TimeWholesaleImportsOARA
Fulfillment Packaging ServiceILno
Central Ohio FBA Prep & ShipOHno48 Hoursyesyes
FBA Prep UKUKn/a4 Daysyesyes
Adstral FulfillmentUKn/a
FBA Ship UKUKno3 Daysyesyes
Fulfillment RescueTXno24-48 Hoursyesyes
FBA Fulfillment CenterNJno
Prep and Ship PlusAZno
Thomas Inventory ServicesNJno48-96 Hoursyesyes
SM OperatorsILno
GDW IncTXno24-48 Hoursyesyes
FBA CanadaCanadano
Quick Prep & ShipTXno24-48 Hoursyesyes
FwdToAmazin LogisticsCanadan/a24-48 Hoursyesyes
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