🤯 How to Automate Multi-Channel Fulfillment Orders from eBay, Shopify, Etsy etc Using your Existing Amazon FBA Inventory in 3 Simple Steps!

In the fast-paced world of e-commerce, managing orders from multiple sales channels like eBay, Shopify, Etsy, and more can be a daunting task. Manually processing and shipping orders from various platforms can quickly become a time-consuming and error-prone nightmare for online sellers. But fear not, because there's a solution that can save you time, money, and headaches!

In this blog post, we'll show you how to automate multi-channel fulfillment orders using your existing Amazon FBA inventory, making your e-commerce business more efficient and profitable!

Before we dive into the solution, let's first understand the pain points of manual order processing:

1. Time-Consuming: Manually copying and pasting customer information and order details from multiple platforms into shipping labels is incredibly time-consuming. This valuable time could be better spent on growing your business.

2. Error-Prone: Manual data entry leaves ample room for human error. Typos, incorrect shipping addresses, and shipping the wrong products can lead to unhappy customers and costly returns.

3. Manual Packing: When fulfilling orders from multiple sales channels without automation, you're often left with the tedious and time-consuming task of physically packing each product yourself.

4. Shipping Costs: Failing to choose the most cost-effective shipping method can result in unnecessarily high shipping costs, eating into your profits.

The Solution...


ShipStation is a powerful, yet simple web-based shipping solution that streamlines the order fulfillment process for online retailers. With integrations into popular marketplaces and shopping carts, ShipStation handles everything from order import and batch label creation to customer communication. Advanced customisation features such as Automation Rules and Product Profiles allow ShipStation to fit businesses with any number of users or locations. As a SaaS, cloud-based software solution, ShipStation is compatible on both Mac and PCs through any web browser – from anywhere!

But its real hidden powers as far as this blog post is concerned is in its automation rules!

Here's how to automate your multi-channel fulfillment orders using your existing Amazon FBA inventory:

Step 1: Sign Up and Connect Your Sales Channels

Sign up for a ShipStation account here and link all your e-commerce sales channels, such as eBay, Shopify, Etsy, and more.

Step 2: Connect your Amazon FBA account to ShipStation

Under Shipping Carriers simply add your Amazon FBA account.

ShipStation will now automatically import orders from all your connected sales channels in real-time. This eliminates the need for manual data entry and ensures that you never miss an order.

Step 3: Automating Amazon FBA Shipping

This is where the magic happens!

In your setting select 'Add Automation Rules'

shipstation amazon fba automation guide

Now complete the rule fields as per the screenshot below, making sure to select 'Automatically send fulfilment request to provider.'

amazon fba shipstation automated rules

This will now automate a 'Multi Channel Fulfillment' order within your Amazon Seller Central account without you having to lift a finger!

Can I Create Amazon MCF Orders Manually?


Simply head over to the product you want to create an order for, select 'Edit' then 'Create Fulfillment Order'.

How To Amazon MCF

 Now simply enter your customers details and 'Create order'

So there you have it, two simple, cost effective ways to fulfil your multi channel orders using your amazon FBA inventory.

In today's competitive e-commerce landscape, efficiency and accuracy are key to success. Manual order processing and fulfillment can be a drain on your resources and profitability.

ShipStation offers a simple and effective solution to automate multi-channel fulfillment orders using your existing Amazon FBA inventory. By streamlining your processes, you can save time, reduce errors, and ultimately, grow your e-commerce business with confidence.

With monthly plans starting from as little as £25 per month and the first 30 days trial completely free using the link below, we think its time to up your automation game!

So give ShipStation a try and experience the difference for yourself. Your business and your customers will thank you.

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