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
NY,CAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
MIno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
ORyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
One Prep DirectNY, NHyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
FL / Chinano12-36 Hoursnoyesnono
Buckeye Prep 2 PrimeOHno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CTno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CAno2-4 Daysyesyesyesno
ORyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA Indiana PrepINno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
NCno8-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
CAno24-48 Hoursyesyesnono
INno24-72 Hours yesyesnono
riversourcelogisticsCAno24-48 Hoursyesyesnono
efulfillmentproTXno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
unnamedNHyes24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno

Other Prep Services

Prep CompanyLocationTax FreePrep Time WholesaleImportsOARA
Illinois Pack and ShipILno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
FBAForwardCAno24-72 Hoursyesyesnono
Pacific Prep ServicesORyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Profit GopherGAno24-48 Hoursyesnoyesyes
FBA ExpressMAno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
eHub SolutionsCAno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Selltec PrepMTyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
3LinxUKno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Central Wisconsin Prep Pack & ShipWIno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Worldwide FulfillmentFLno1-3 Daysyesyesyesyes
Best Logistics GlobalCAno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
eFulfillment ProTXno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Out West Prep ServicesORyes24-48 Hoursnoyesyesno
FBA WarehousingNCno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
Texas Prep, Pack and ShipTXno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA Prep and ShipORyes24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
Big Sky Prep & ShipMTyes24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Automated FBACTno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Prep Label BoxWAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
Sunny PrepFLno12-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Southeast Prep & ShipSCno24-48 Hoursyesyesyes yes
FBA Indiana PrepINno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
MT Prep n Ship ProMTyes24-48 Hoursnonoyesno
FBA Prep Poland, EUPolandno24 Hoursyesyesnono
Simple Price PrepGAno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Zebrapals, IncCAno24-72 Hoursyesyesnono
WeFulfillTOHno24 Hoursyesyesyesno
Priority PrepTXno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
EZ PrepCAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA TransportFL / Chinano12-36 Hoursno yesnono
Brown Box NinjaTXno24 Hoursyesnoyesyes
Fulfillment King-no24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
FBA FlexPrepTXno24 Hoursyesyesyesno
ShipMonkFLno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
FBA Books PrepOHno24 Hoursnonoyesno
Guided ImportsNJ / China-1-3 Daysno yesnono
FBA InspectionCAno2-4 Days yesyesyesno
FBA Made SimpleNVno24 Hoursyesyesyesno
Kitting and Assembly SolutionsCOno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Cascadia Seller SolutionsWAno2-4 Daysyesyesyesyes
Nationwide Fulfillment ServicesDEyes24-72 Hoursyesyesyesno
KroogaFranceno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
Value Prep and ShipCAno24-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes
River BowMTyes1-3 Daysyesyesyesyes
Flat Rate PrepAZno24-48 Hoursyesnoyesyes
My Fulfillment TeamTNno1-3 Daysyesyesyesno
Prepped ExpressARno24 Hoursyesyesyesyes
My FBA PartnerCAno3 Daysyesyesnono
PrepFBACAno24-48 Hoursyesyesyesno
AZ ImportersALno48-72 Hoursyesyesyesyes

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