Products that do not qualify for Stickerless, Commingled Inventory must have FBA labels in order
to be received at Amazon's fulfillment centers. By selecting the Labeling required filter
on the Label
Products page, you can view the products in your shipping plan that
require labels. For products that require labels, you must affix a label to each unit of
the product, and the label must cover any existing barcodes.
The Labeling required tab
displays a list of all of the products in your shipping plan that require Amazon
barcodes. Click All
products to see a list of all of the products in your shipment.
Important: Products with eligible UPC or EAN barcodes that require an Amazon
barcode do not appear in this list. For example, if the UPC or EAN is obscured by
protective packaging such as bubble wrap, an Amazon barcode is still required, but the
product will not appear in this list.
The Who labels column displays
information about who will affix Amazon barcodes to the products in your shipping
If Amazon appears in the Who labels column, you are
required to use the FBA Label Service, because you either signed up for the FBA Label
Service or selected Amazon in the Who preps column of the Prepare Products page. The
per-item label fee appears in the Label cost column.
Tip: To change your Who
preps selection, return to the Prepare Products page and
for the products that you want to prep and label yourself.
If Merchant appears in the Who labels column, you are
required to label your items yourself. To have Amazon label your products, select
Amazon in the
Tip: You cannot change your selection if you have already approved your shipping plan. To
change your selection for approved shipments, you must delete the current shipping plan
and start again. To quickly re-create your shipping plan, in the Shipping Queue, select Deleted/canceled, and then
click the shipping plan that you want to re-create. On the Send/Replenish Inventory
page, at the bottom left, click Duplicate.
After you have reviewed the
information on the Label
Products page and confirmed that it is correct, create your barcodes by
clicking Print labels for this
In order to print quality
barcodes, make sure you:
Use the correct label stock for your
Use a printer with a resolution of 300 DPI
Test, clean, and replace your printer heads
Periodically test the scannability of your
To create your barcodes:
Select the label stock that you want to use
from the drop-down list.
Confirm the number of barcode labels that
you want to print for each product. If you want to change the number, in the
# of labels to
print column, type the number of labels that you want.
Click Print labels for this
page. A PDF is generated. You can open it with Adobe Acrobat Reader
and print your labels immediately, or save the file and print the labels later.
You have several options for printing product labels:
You can print labels from the Label Products page by
entering the desired label quantity in the # of labels to print
column for each product in your shipping plan and selecting the Print Label
You can also print labels from the Amazon-Fulfilled Inventory page. The option is located
under the drop-down menu for Apply to # Selected
You can print labels from the Manage Inventory page by choosing your products and selecting Print Item Labels from
If you have a barcode scanner, you can use
FBA Scan & Ship feature to create labels for your products.
When you're ready to affix
barcodes to your products, make sure:
You put the correct barcode on each
You cover all other visible barcodes with
the exception of any serial number barocdes
You place the barcode on the outside of any
You do not place the barcode on a curve or
corner of the package
Each item in a case pack has an Amazon
barcode, and any barcodes on the case have been removed