Amazon Marketplace - Configure for Automated Fulfillment

This article outlines the steps required to configure your Amazon Marketplace integration.

  1. Configure product SKUs
  2. Gather shipping methods
  3. Gather API credentials
  4. Enable API access
  5. Review order status
  6. Support for Seller Fulfilled Prime
  7. Inventory Tracking

Configure product SKUs

Stock Keeping Units (SKUs) are merchant-defined codes that uniquely identify products in a warehouse. It is critical that the SKUs defined in Amazon Marketplace are identical to the SKUs loaded into the warehouse management system.

➤ Configure SKUs in Amazon Marketplace.

Gather shipping methods

As part of the third-party fulfillment setup, the shipping methods offered in the eCommerce system must be mapped to the corresponding shipping codes used by the fulfillment center.

➤ Gather shipping methods from Amazon Marketplace.

Gather API credentials

To enable API access, you must gather your Seller ID, MWS Auth Token, and Merchant Tokenfrom Amazon Marketplace.

➤ Gather API credentials from Amazon Marketplace.

Enable API access

The API (Application Programming Interface) allows for automated communication between connected systems. Before automated fulfillment can begin, API access must be enabled.

➤ Enable API access in DropStream.

Review order status

DropStream will import orders that have the status Unshipped or Partially Shipped, and the Fulfillment Channel set to MFN.

➤ Review order status for Amazon Marketplace.

Support for Seller Fulfilled Prime

DropStream supports Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP). The integration accepts tags from Amazon that designate orders as SFP, and maps that field to your warehouse management system.

➤ Support for Seller Fulfilled Prime.

Inventory Tracking

Inventory tracking is enabled by default in your Amazon Marketplace integration. No additional steps are required to sync your inventory levels.

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