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Create a new listing that uses virtual tracking

This page provides instructions on how to create a new listing that uses commingling (virtual tracking), which relies on the manufacturer barcode. If you want to make changes to existing FBA product listings, go to How to switch from using Amazon barcodes to manufacturer barcodes.

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

To use the manufacturer barcode, products must meet the eligibility requirements listed on Use virtual tracking to commingle inventory.

Note: For products that are approved by the Amazon Brand Registry, ASINs must be linked to a parent brand by using a global category owner identification number. For more information, go to Amazon Brand Registry.

Create a new listing for eligible products

To create a new listing that uses the manufacturer barcode, choose Fulfilment by Amazon as the fulfilment type. For more information, go to List products for Fulfilment by Amazon.

Tip: If you are a new seller, go to Create and manage inventory for additional resources.

Then follow these steps:

  1. From the Inventory drop-down menu, select Add a product.
  2. Find your product in Amazon's catalogue by entering the product name, UPC, EAN, ISBN or ASIN in the search field.
  3. 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 catalogue, click on Create a new listing on the left and follow the prompts.
  4. Click on Sell this product.
    Note: Some products may require approval to sell. If the product requires approval, click on Apply to sell and submit an application.
  5. Enter a new Seller SKU and a price, and in the Item condition drop-down menu, select New. In the Fulfilment channel section, select Amazon will ship and provide customer service (Fulfilled by Amazon).
  6. In Shipping options, select your desired shipping speed, and click on Save and finish.
  7. On the Choose barcode type page, select Manufacturer barcode from the drop-down menu, and click on Save and continue.
    Note: If Manufacturer barcode is not available from the drop-down menu, the product may be ineligible for virtual tracking. You will see more explanations on the Set quantity page if the product is ineligible.
  8. On the Convert to Fulfilled by Amazon page, complete the Add dangerous goods information section, and click on Save and continue.
  9. Click on Convert and send inventory, and continue with your shipping plan.

Create a new listing that uses virtual tracking


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