If you are if you are enrolled in FBA, you can now send Less than Truckload shipments through the Amazon Partnered Carrier Programme. The new service became available in the UK and Germany in August and is now also available in France.
Less Than Truckload or Full Truckload shipments shipment means pallet delivery as an alternative to small parcel deliveries where each box is individually labelled for delivery. With Less Than Truckload shipments, you can combine boxes onto a single pallet and they are then normally shipped with either UPS Freight or Kuehne + Nagel.
You can also now ship pallets to fulfilment centres in the UK, France, and Germany at what Amazon say are deeply discounted rates. Use of the Amazon Partnered Carrier Programme Less than Truckload for cross-border shipments is now available for shipments from a UK address to an Amazon fulfilment centre in Germany, France, Italy, or Spain. You can estimate shipping charges, make payments, and track PCP shipments directly from the carrier’s website and Seller Central.
You can access the Amazon Partnered Carrier Programme feature for Less than Truckload shipments by going to your created shipment, selecting Work on Shipment, Less than Truckload and Partnered Carrier Programme. You will then be able to view the calculated fees for this service in step four of the Prepare Shipment process and select a ready date.