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Prime durch Verkäufer mit DHL: Wie man beginnen kann

For participants in Amazon's Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) program, maintaining high delivery standards is both an important requirement and a major challenge. For a long time, DPD was the only approved delivery service in Germany. From 2022, however, another logistics giant will be available in the form of DHL.

This event has attracted great interest from suppliers, as DHL is one of the world's leading logistics companies. Currently, DHL operates in more than 220 countries worldwide. In 2021, it was also one of the top five ocean and air freight companies in the world. In Germany, DHL is the most popular delivery service, and many sellers have been waiting for it to become available for SFP.

Today, we will provide you with all the details of collaborating with DHL for processing SFP orders and the steps you need to take to benefit from this opportunity.

1. How to fulfill SFP orders via DHL

DHL is a global leading logistics company, processing over 1 billion shipments annually, making it one of the market leaders in the global logistics industry. As a logistics partner, DHL offers several delivery options:

  • DHL Parcel: This is DHL's standard shipping option, offering fast and reliable domestic delivery choices.
  • DHL Parcel International: These are DHL's international shipping options.
  • DHL Warenpost: This is a fast and cost-effective delivery option for small parcels. The ability to send compact parcels expands the range of products that can participate in the Seller Fulfilled Prime program.
  • However, to use DHL for the delivery of SFP orders, you need to meet several requirements:

  • Become a DHL business customer
  • Ship a minimum of 10,000 packages per year.
  • Prepare your goods for shipment by 14:30 every day. DHL picks up the packages every day at 2:30 pm. This means that all your orders received before 1:00 pm must be ready before the arrival of the carrier.
  • Adhere to the package size requirements. Parcels sent through DHL Warenpost must not exceed a height of 3 cm. For all other shipments, the maximum height is 5 cm.
  • Provide labels in PDF or ZPL (Zebra Programming Language) formats.
  • Accept the terms of use for DHL Parcel in Seller Central.

It is extremely important that DHL ships your shipments on the day they are picked up. As a participant in the Seller Fulfilled Prime program, you are required t