Professional sellers across all categories are being notified regarding updates to Amazon shipping transit times.

“We are writing to inform you that from March 2, 2015, shipping transit times will be updated for professional sellers in all categories. To provide improved accuracy in estimated delivery times for buyers, Amazon is adjusting estimates to match the average transit times of the major shipping carriers in the UK for domestic and international deliveries. Shipping transit times can vary for BMVD (Books, Music, Video and DVD) and non-BMVD products. The changes are outlined below:

*Shipping transit times for BMVD sellers*

Delivery from UK to:

UK Street* (UK excluding BFPO) Expedited Shipping Current shipping transit time: 1-1 days. New shipping transit time: 1-2 days

UK Street* (UK excluding BFPO) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 3-12 days. New shipping transit time: 3-5 days

Europe Standard Shipping
Current shipping transit time: 5-12 days. New shipping transit time: 3-12 days

Rest of World Standard Shipping
Current shipping transit time: 7-35 days. New shipping transit time: 6-19 days

*Shipping transit times for non-BMVD sellers*

Delivery from UK to:

UK Street* (UK excluding BFPO) Expedited Shipping Current shipping transit time: 1-2 days. New shipping transit time: 1-2 days (no change)

UK Street* (UK excluding BFPO) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 3-5 days. New shipping transit time: 3-5 days (no change)

UK P.O. Box * P.O. Boxes in the UK) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 3-5 days. New shipping transit time: 3-5 days (no change)

BFPO * (British Forces Post Office) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 3-5 days. New shipping transit time: 3-5 days (no change)

Europe zone 1 (Belgium, Denmark, mainland France, Germany, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg, Monaco, the Netherlands) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 3-7 days. New shipping transit time: 3-7 days (no change)

Europe zone 2 (Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 3-7 days. New shipping transit time: 4-10 days

Europe zone 3 (all other European countries) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 8-12 days. New shipping transit time: 4-12 days

North America Standard Shipping
Current shipping transit time: 6-10 days. New shipping transit time: 5-10 days

Asia 1 (Japan) Standard Shipping
Current shipping transit time: 6-10 days. New shipping transit time: 5-8 days

Asia 2 (Australia and Far East Asia) Standard Shipping Current shipping transit time: 8-12 days. New shipping transit time: 6-12 days

Rest of World Standard Shipping
Current shipping transit time: 8-12 days. New shipping transit time: 6-19 days”

Amazon advise there is no action required by sellers as the transit time updates will occur automatically and will be customer facing on 2 March 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact Amazon Seller Support.