The EstimateTransportRequest operation initiates the process of estimating the
shipping cost for an inbound shipment by an Amazon-partnered carrier. Prior
to calling the EstimateTransportRequest operation, you
must call the PutTransportContent operation to provide
Amazon with the transportation information for your inbound shipment. For more information, see Using an Amazon-partnered carrier for your inbound shipment in the MWS for FBA Sellers
- 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 EstimateTransportRequest 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.