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Amazon Easy Ship fees

You will be charged a weight handling fee for products delivered by Easy Ship based on the size of the item. First determine the size tier for your product (standard or oversize). Once you know the product’s size tier, use the fee tables below to determine which fee will apply.

Product Size Tiers

Standard-size versus Oversize

A standard-size item is one that, when fully packaged, weighs 12 kg or less and does not exceed:

  • 45 centimeters on its longest side
  • 34 centimeters on its median side
  • 26 centimeters on its shortest side

Any item exceeding these dimensions is considered oversize. Any item not exceeding these dimensions, but weighs more than 12 kg will also be considered oversize.

Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fees

Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fees for Standard-size items (items weighing less than 12 kg):

Fee for Standard-size items SAR
Weight Handling Shipping Fee (up to 2 kg) 17.5
Weight Handling Shipping Fee (above 2 kg and up to 2.5 kg) 23
Weight Handling Shipping Fee (Incremental 500 gm above 2.5 kg) 0.5

Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fees for Oversize items (items weighing 12 kg or above)

Fee for Oversize items SAR
Weight Handling Shipping Fee (First 1kg) 23
Weight Handling Shipping Fee (Incremental 1 kg) 1
Note: On Amazon Easy Ship, you can collect delivery charges from the customer of up to 12 SAR per shipment to cover part of your costs. This is set in your shipping settings and can be modified. You can find more details here.
Note: For standard-size items, the minimum chargeable weight is 500 gm. The fee is fixed at 17.5 SAR up to a weight of 2 kg, and 23 SAR for a weight >2 kg up to 2.5 kg. In case of items that weigh more than 2.5kg you will be charged in multiples of the price applicable for each 500 gm above that.

For example, the Amazon Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fee for a 1 kg package is 17.5 SAR being shipped to a regional location will amount to 17.5 SAR. The Amazon Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fees for a package weighing 2.5 kg will amount to 23 SAR and for a 3 kg package will amount to 23.5 SAR as per the calculation below: 23 SAR (Fee charge for 2.5 kg) + 0.5 SAR (charge for next 500 gm).

For oversize items, the minimum chargeable weight is 1 kg. In case of items that weigh more than 1 kg, you will be charged in multiples of the price applicable for each kg. than 1 kg, you will be charged in multiples of the price applicable for each kg.

For example, the Amazon Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fees for 5kg package will amount to 27 SAR as per the calculation below: 23 SAR (Fee charge for 1st kg) + 4 SAR (1 SAR for each additional kg).

Amazon Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fees is computed on either volumetric or actual weight, whichever is higher. Volumetric weight is calculated as Volumetric Weight (kg) = (Length x Breadth x Height)/5000 where LBH are in cm.

All listed fees are displayed excluding applicable VAT. We will apply 5% VAT to all fees displayed above.

The examples provided below show how Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fee is calculated on actual and volumetric weight.

Example 1: When actual weight is greater than the volumetric weight:

Item Considered Tablet
Value of the item 100 SAR
Actual Weight (With Packaging) 750 gm
Round Off to be charged 1,000 gm (1 kg)
Package Dimensions (Length * Breadth * Height) 20 * 15 * 5
Volumetric Weight {Formula = (a*b*c)/5000)} 300 gm
Round Off to be charged 500 gm
Chargeable weight Higher of the two i.e. per actual weight - 1 kg
Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fee (17.5 SAR) - (A) 17.5 SAR
Tax on Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fee (5% of Fee) - (B) 0.88 SAR
Delivery charges collected from customer - (C) 12 SAR
Total Easy Ship Weight-Handling Cost excluding Tax (D= A-C) 5.50 SAR
Total Easy Ship Weight-Handling Cost including Tax (D+B) 6.38 SAR

Example 2: When actual weight is lesser than the volumetric weight

Item Considered Backpack
Value of the item 300 SAR
Actual Weight (With Packaging) 750 gm
Round Off to be charged 1,000 gm (1 kg)
Package Dimensions (Length * Breadth * Height) 50 * 30 * 10
Volumetric Weight {Formula = (a*b*c)/5000)} 3 kg
Round Off to be charged 3 kg
Chargeable weight Higher of the two i.e. per actual weight - 3kg
Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fee (23 SAR + 2 SAR) - (A) 25 SAR
Tax on Easy Ship Weight-Handling Fee (5% of Fee) - (B) 1.25 SAR
Delivery charges collected from customer - (C) 12 SAR
Total Easy Ship Weight-Handling Cost excluding Tax (D= A-C) 13 SAR
Total Easy Ship Weight-Handling Cost including Tax (D+B) 14.25 SAR
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