Outsourcing your logistics you save on the warehouse maintenance costs, the rental costs as well as materials and staff training costs. The fulfilment company offers a complete solution for all aspects of order processing. Furthermore, you will save time for organisation of all processes and can commit yourself to development of your company or brand.
The client instructs and the Prep Center undertakes to carry out the following operations with the client’s goods in the warehouse of the Prep Center:
Acceptance of the client’s goods in the warehouse of the Prep Center;
Shipping the client’s goods from the Prep Center warehouse;
Unloading and loading processes, issue, storage and accounting of the client’s goods in units in which the goods were handed over for storage (pallets / boxes) by taking into account the correctness of labeling of the goods made by the client;
After client’s consent, to carry out a different labeling of the client’s goods, which is necessary for the further dispatch of client’s goods.
If necessary, to create and implement an inventory of the client’s goods on client’s request and in accordance with the previously agreed costs of the service.
The Prep Center provides the above-mentioned services at the written request of the client and at the terms and the rates agreed in writing.
Tariffs for the services of the Prep Center are agreed in writing after the receipt of the customer’s application for a service.
You need to provide your e-mail address to which we will send an e-mail with access to your personal account. Next you connect your marketplaces to your personal account, then import products and orders. However, this connection is not binding for the start of work. Further information about the work start you can find here.
No, you pay only for the services carried out. The subscription fee depends on the plan you have selected. Only the Basic plan is free of charge. This plan provides the basic functions that are necessary to work with the Prep Center.
No, you do not need to notify us of the incoming goods. If your goods arrive as transit cargo, let the warehouse know in advance. An exception is when your goods arrive on pallets, as the pallet warehouse has a different address.
We process goods with any weight. But it must be taken into account that postal and delivery services put restrictions on weight and dimensions of goods. For example, a DHL parcel must not be larger than 60x60x60 and weigh more than 31.5 kg including the package. The palettes must not be larger than 80x120x180 WxDxH and not heavier than 1000 kg. Please note that carriers also handle oversize and overweight packages, but they charge an additional fee for this.
The warehouse is insured and theft-proof: it has steel doors, an alarm system and video surveillance cameras. All cases where a damage of goods is caused due to the fault of our company will be discussed individually. The goods cannot be lost due to the fault of our company, because we do not work with the transportation of goods.
Yes, barcodes are urgently required. We use these codes during the shipping process to avoid mistakes. If you do not have the possibility to supply your goods with barcodes, we can take care of it for additional costs. All goods we accept from you must be clearly identified, that means the the labeling of the goods must meet our requirements.
Depending on the type of goods, we send goods in boxes or on pallets. We ensure sufficient packing to minimize the risk of damage during transportation. The packaging material will be discussed with the customer in advance. The costs of the packaging material are not included in the FBM order shipping costs.
Orders in status 1-3 are not visible to the Prep Center. Only after the order changes to status 3 – paid, Ysell will send the order to the Prep Center. At the Prep Center, the program checks the availability of goods, reserves them, and the order automatically becomes status 5.1. Orders in this status are visible to the Prep Center. Learn more about order status here.
Yes, this is possible if you will create an order for them to be shipped by 14:00 and coordinate it with the Prep Center. Then your goods will be shipped on the same day. The price for this service is EUR 0.50 per item added to the prices of standart services. For more infos on this service please see the following link.
The delivery of orders by a certain date is available at extra costs. The internal delivery of parcels usually takes 1-2 days (within Germany, excluding national holidays). Unfortunately, an express delivery by a certain date is currently not possible. The delivery of orders in other countries should be arranged individually with the Prep Center of the respective country.
Delivery costs (please contact the support service).
Example for Germany: FBM Shipment (order processing) = 1 euro; FBM Shipment (the costs of each unit in the order) = 0.5 euro; Package costs = 0.15 euro; Delivery costs within Germany with DHL (weight under 1 Kg) = 4 euro;
1 + 0.5×2 + 0.15 + 4 = 6.15 euro.
In order to find undelivered or lost goods, please contact the delivery service by phone. You will find the number on the website of the delivery service. Our company is not responsible for the activity of the delivery service, we just send your goods through them. If you couldn’t solve your problem yourself, you can use our support chat. You will find the support chat below on this page. Your request will be processed by our delivery service specialist. Our specialist will ask you to fill in a form and to send it back to him. When that does happen, we will start the search for your goods and will contact the delivery service for this purpose. Thus, you will save your time and your request will be processed quickly. We would like to inform you that this service is subject to charge.
In case your shipment wasn’t delivered, please fill in the form below. Only after we have received your data, we can contact the delivery service in order to inquire about the current status of your shipment. This service is subject to charge (the hourly rate of our manager depends on the country of the Prep Center your shipment was dispatched from). The hourly rate of our German speaking manager is 30 Euros. Usually one call takes about 5 minutes.
We usually collaborate for shipping in the B2C parcel sector with DHL, DPD, GLS, UPS and some other carriers in Germany and EU, DHL, InPost and others – in Poland, Parcel force and others in the UK and Canada.
In order to make us identify your goods, please put in the name of your company in brackets: it is very important to specify the address of the warehouse in the country, where you would like to accept your goods after returning.