Introduction of Amazon storage utilisation surcharge
A new source of worry for sellers, Amazon has announced a warehouse utilization surcharge for the monthly storage fees starting April 1, 2023. The storage utilization surcharge will be applied to professional sellers with a storage utilization ratio above 26 weeks and will be calculated on the last day of the month. It will be part of the storage fees charged for the following month.
The surcharge will be based on the ratio of your average daily inventory volume stored (in cubic feet) divided by your average daily shipped volume (in cubic feet) over the trailing 13 weeks. Need help reducing your inventory levels or increasing your sales velocity to avoid paying high storage utilization charges?