The ConfirmTransportRequest operation confirms that you accept the
Amazon-partnered shipping estimate, agree to allow Amazon to charge your
account for the shipping cost, and request that the Amazon-partnered carrier
ship your inbound shipment. Prior to calling the
ConfirmTransportRequest operation, you should call
the GetTransportContent operation to get the
Amazon-partnered shipping estimate (indicated by the
PartneredEstimate response element.) For more information, see Using an Amazon-partnered carrier for your inbound shipment in the MWS for FBA Sellers
Important: After confirming the transportation request, if you decide that you do
not want the Amazon-partnered carrier to ship your inbound shipment, you can
call the VoidTransportRequest operation to cancel the
transportation request. Note that for a Small Parcel
shipment, you have 24 hours after confirming a transportation request to
void the transportation request. For a Less Than Truckload/Full Truckload (LTL/FTL)
shipment, you have one hour after confirming a transportation request to
void it. After the grace period has expired your account will be charged for
the shipping cost.
- Only sellers in the Amazon European marketplaces (France, Germany, Italy, Spain,
and the United Kingdom) and in the United States can use an Amazon-partnered
carrier when creating inbound shipments using Amazon Marketplace Web Service
(Amazon MWS). Calling this operation in other marketplaces returns an
- In the Amazon European marketplaces, before using an Amazon-partnered carrier
for an inbound shipment, you must first review and accept the terms and
conditions of the carrier and the terms and conditions of Amazon's Partnered
Carrier Program. You can do this on Seller Central. If you attempt to use Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) to create an inbound shipment using an
Amazon-partnered carrier before accepting these terms and conditions, the
service returns an error.
This operation is available in all marketplaces except Brazil and China.
The ConfirmTransportRequest operation has a maximum request quota of 30
and a restore rate of two requests every second. For definitions of throttling terminology and for a complete
explanation of throttling, see Throttling: Limits to how often you can submit requests in the Amazon MWS Developer Guide.