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Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) Documentation
Amazon MWS Documentation

What you should know about the Fulfillment Outbound Shipment API section

The Fulfillment Outbound Shipment API section of Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS) enables you to fulfill Multi-Channel Fulfillment orders, using your inventory in Amazon fulfillment centers. You can request previews of potential fulfillment orders that return estimated shipping fees and shipping dates based on shipping method. You can get detailed item-level, shipment-level, and order-level information for any existing fulfillment order. You can also return items to Amazon fulfillment centers that you fulfilled using this service.

The following operations are included in the Fulfillment Outbound Shipment API section:

Operation Description Availability
GetFulfillmentPreview Returns a list of fulfillment order previews based on shipping criteria that you specify. All marketplaces.
CreateFulfillmentOrder Requests that Amazon ship items from the seller's inventory in Amazon fulfillment centers to a destination address. All marketplaces.
UpdateFulfillmentOrder Updates and/or requests shipment for a fulfillment order with an order hold on it. All marketplaces.
GetFulfillmentOrder Returns a fulfillment order based on a specified SellerFulfillmentOrderId. All marketplaces.
ListAllFulfillmentOrders Returns a list of fulfillment orders fulfilled after (or at) a specified date. All marketplaces.
ListAllFulfillmentOrdersByNextToken Returns the next page of fulfillment orders using the NextToken parameter. All marketplaces.
GetPackageTrackingDetails Returns delivery tracking information for a package in an outbound shipment for a Multi-Channel Fulfillment order. All marketplaces.
CancelFulfillmentOrder Requests that Amazon stop attempting to fulfill an existing fulfillment order. All marketplaces.
ListReturnReasonCodes Returns a list of return reason codes for a seller SKU in a given marketplace. All marketplaces.
CreateFulfillmentReturn Creates a fulfillment return. All marketplaces.
GetServiceStatus Returns the operational status of the Fulfillment Outbound Shipment API section. All marketplaces.

Terminology

The following table defines terminology for this API section:

Term Definition
Multi-Channel Fulfillment Amazon's service for fulfilling orders from sales channels other than Amazon’s retail website, using the seller's inventory in Amazon fulfillment centers.
Fulfillment order A Multi-Channel Fulfillment order created using the CreateFulfillmentOrder operation.
Fulfillment return An order for returning items to Amazon fulfillment centers that were fulfilled using a fulfillment order.