This article applies to selling in: Australia

Stranded inventory

The Stranded Inventory report shows a breakdown of the units in your inventory that are in the stranded status.

Stranded inventory is an inventory at a fulfilment centre that does not have an active offer on Amazon.

Inventory can become stranded because of a variety of reasons. For example, the listing for that product may be suppressed, or may have never been created, resulting in a stored inventory that is accumulating storage fees, but cannot be sold because the listing is not active.

Important: If you have stranded inventory, you will be notified by email and a Fix Stranded Inventory link will appear on the top of your Manage Inventory page. Stranded inventory can be fixed by completing or creating the offer or removing the inventory.

Field definitions

Field name Description
primary-action The action needed to bring your inventory out of the stranded status. The possible actions are:

Relist: For products that have been listed previously but do not have an active offer, you can go to Inventory > Add a Product to create a new offer. If you see a message indicating that your product has already been listed but it needs to be edited, click the provided link to update your listing.

Create removal order: For products that you no longer wish to sell, you can select the product on your Manage FBA Inventory page and choose Create Removal Order from the drop-down menu on top.

Change to fulfilled by Amazon: If you have a listing, but it is a product that you fulfil yourself, none of your FBA inventory for that product will be available for sale. From your Manage Inventory page, use the Change to Fulfilled by Amazon action to enable those products to be immediately picked, packed, and shipped by FBA.

Create a new listing: For products that have never been listed, you must create a new listing for your SKU by going to Inventory > Add a Product .

Note: When relisting a product or creating a new listing, the following information must match the units in your FBA inventory:
  • ASIN
  • Condition
  • Merchant SKU

If these fields do not match, a second product will be added to your inventory that is not associated with the existing inventory.

date-created

The date on which the listing was created.

status-primary

Identifies if the product listing is active, inactive, or incomplete. Incomplete listings are those that are missing the price or the condition.

status-secondary

For inactive products, this field identifies the reasons (for example, blocked, out of stock, and so on)

error-message

For select inactive products, additional information is displayed here (for example quality alerts).

ASIN

Amazon standard identification numbers (ASINs) are unique blocks of 10 letters or numbers that identify items. ASINs are assigned by Amazon. You can find the ASIN on the product detail page.

SKU

Stock keeping units (SKUs) are unique blocks of letters or numbers that identify your products. SKUs are assigned by you as the seller.

FNSKU

The unique identifier assigned by Amazon to items stored at and fulfilled from an Amazon fulfilment centre.

product-name

The title of your product.

condition

The condition of your product.

fulfilled-by

Indicates whether the product is listed for fulfilment by Amazon or by you as the seller.

fulfillable-quantity

The number of units that you have for a SKU at Amazon fulfilment centres that can be picked, packed, and delivered.

your-price

Your current selling price.

unfulfillable-qty

The number of units that you have for a SKU at Amazon fulfilment centres that are in an unsellable condition.

reserved-quantity

The number of units that you have for a SKU at Amazon fulfilment centres that are currently being picked, packed, and shipped, or are sidelined for measurement, sampling, or other internal processes.

inbound-shipped-qty

The number of units that you have for a SKU that you have shipped to Amazon and are currently in transit.

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