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Create a new listing that uses virtual tracking

This page describes how to create a new FBA listing that uses virtual tracking, which relies on the manufacturer barcode. .

By default, your seller account is set to use the manufacturer barcode to track your eligible inventory throughout the Amazon fulfillment process. You can change your barcode settings only for new shipments and for inventory that has not yet been received at the fulfillment center.

When using manufacturer barcodes, products must meet eligibility requirements listed on Using FBA virtual tracking. In addition, for products that are approved by the Amazon Brand Registry, ASINs must be linked to a parent brand using a global category owner identification number. For more information, go to Amazon Brand Registry.

Create a new listing for eligible products

In order to create a new listing that uses the manufacturer barcode, you must first create a Fulfillment by Amazon listing. If you are a new seller, visit Create and manage inventory for detailed guidelines.

  1. From the Inventory drop-down menu on Seller Central, select Manage FBA Inventory.
  2. Click Add a product.
  3. Search for your product by name, UPC, EAN, ISBN, or ASIN in the field below "Find your products in Amazon's catalog."
  4. If your product is returned in the search results, select New from the Select a condition drop-down menu on the right.
    Note: If you cannot find your product in the Amazon catalog, click Create a new listing and follow the information prompts.
  5. Click Sell this product.
  6. Enter your price, a new Seller SKU, and select New from the Condition drop-down menu. In the Fulfillment Channel section, select "Amazon will ship and provide customer service (Fulfilled by Amazon)."
  7. Select your desired shipping speed in Shipping Options.
  8. Click Save and finish.
  9. On the Choose barcode type page, select Manufacturer barcode from the drop-down menu, and click Save and continue.
    Note: If Manufacturer barcode is not available from the drop-down menu, the product may be ineligible for virtual tracking. For more information, refer to the product eligibility requirements on the Using FBA virtual tracking.
  10. On the Convert to Fulfilled by Amazon page, complete Add dangerous goods information and click Save & Continue.
  11. Click Convert and send inventory, and continue with your shipping plan.
    Note: If you use the manufacturer barcode, please note that you cannot apply the Amazon barcodes.

Create a new listing that uses virtual tracking


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