November 15, 2019 is Fulfillment by Amazon’s next scheduled long-term storage fee inventory cleanup.
FBA long-term storage fees: On the 15th of each month, Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) conducts an inventory cleanup. On these dates, inventory that has been in US fulfillment centers for more than 365 days incurs a long-term storage fee (LTSF) of $6.90 per cubic foot or a $0.15 per-unit long-term storage fee, whichever is greater.
As announced in the 2019 US FBA fee changes summary, we are eliminating long-term storage fees for units that have been in a fulfillment center for 181 to 365 days. The last long-term storage fee charge for inventory in a fulfillment center for 181 to 365 days was January 15, 2019. This change is not retroactive. Any previous 181 to 365 day charges will not be reimbursed.
Long-term storage fees, February 15, 2019, and after
|Inventory cleanup date||Items in a fulfillment center more than 365 days|
|15th of every month||$6.90 per cubic foot|
Minimum per-unit long-term storage fees
Items that have been in a fulfillment center for more than 365 days are subject to a per-unit long-term storage fee each month. Prior to February 15, 2019, the minimum per-unit rate was $0.50 per unit for items that have been in a fulfillment center for more than 365 days. The minimum per-unit charge is $0.15 starting February 15, 2019.
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