Amazon MCI – Multi-Country Inventory: Definition, Advantages, Costs

With Multi-Country Inventory (MCI) you can store inventory in Amazon’s fulfillment centers which are located in the 7 big European Amazon marketplaces: Spain, Germany, Italy, France, the UK, Poland and the Czech Republic.

Advantages of Amazon MCI

Fast delivery

There are several benefits connected with these warehouses like your customers receive their orders faster thanks to local delivery when your products are located in fulfillment centers close to where they live.

Amazon Prime

Furthermore, your listings have visibility with Amazon Prime members and qualify for accelerated shipping options including Amazon Prime One-Day Delivery, Free Super Saver Delivery and Next-Day Delivery (where available).

Your customers receive faster, local delivery when your products are located in fulfillment centers close to where they live.
Your listings qualify for accelerated shipping options including Amazon Prime Premium Shipping, Free Delivery starting at 29 Euros, and Express Delivery (where available).
You save on transportation costs when you send inventory in bulk to local fulfillment centers rather than dispatching individual orders across borders.

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Storing your goods in a warehouse in one of these countries makes a VAT registration necessary!

Lower Costs for shipping

You can also profit from lower costs for shipping when you send inventory in bulk to local fulfillment centers (and not with individual deliveries or across borders). For a short overview watch the video below.

Here you can find more about Amazon’s Multi-Country Inventory.

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