Flipkart is known for its friendly seller policies and programs to simplify the selling process. On 13th July 2022, Flipkart again come with an impactful policy and Rate card changes which is going to help sellers grow on this platform.
In this article we will discuss in detail all the major policy changes and rate card changes.
Flipkart New Rate Card July 2022 | No Collection Fee | One Shipping Fee
In our endeavor to help you grow on Flipkart and reduce your cost of doing business, following are the 2 major policy changes that Flipkart has introduced.
1. One Platform, One Settlement
- Rate Card Simplification
- One final Settlement Value
Simplification of Rate Card
Following are the changes in the rate card (Applicable from July 13,2022).
- There will be One Shipping Fee across all Zones (irrespective of Local/Zonal/National).
- Single Fixed charges + Commission irrespective of type of orders.
- One CLEAR final Settlement value for a product.
Click HERE to check list of verticals for revised rate card changes
(Effective from July 13, 2022)
|Current Rate Card||New Rate Card|
|Commission Fee||➡️||Commission Fee|
|Fixed Fee||➡️||Fixed Fee(Collection Fee included in Fixed Fee)|
|Collection Fee (Prepaid/Postpaid)|
|Pick and Pack Fee (FBF Only)||➡️||Pick and Pack Fee (FBF Only)|
|Shipping Fee (Local/Zonal/National)||➡️||Shipping Fee|
Let us now understand the new rate card with the help of a example.
One Final Settlement
With the application of new rate card, you you get one final settlement value whether its a FBF/NFBF or NFBF + Non-FA Listings. Which means you can see a fixed settlement value and not any product settlement range.
2. Reduction in Selling Costs
Reduced and flat return costs:
Smart fulfilment is leading to additional operations cost for sellers. Hence we are discontinuing SMART Fulfilment. Up to 15% lesser Flat Return charges to select sellers- shipment weight <500 gms and ASP<1000. Lesser Return Charge = more profits, keep returns below vertical average
New eligibility criteria on F-assured:
(Effective August 01, 2022): Sellers need to follow the New Eligibility criteria to claim an FAssured badge in the future.
Catalog cost reduction:
Catalog creation support through Image editing services. Create professional catalog images by converting flat tabletop shot attire into model shot images, remove unwanted background from product images and create catalog-worthy images without any huge cost.
Optional use of green packaging:
The use of green packaging materials has been made optional across PAN India
except for Maharashtra sellers.
Flipkart has given the liberty to the sellers to continue using green packaging
materials or plastic bags for all shipments.
List of verticals for revised rate card changes (Effective from July 13, 2022)
Forward shipping rate card for the pilot verticals (bronze seller)
|Incremental 500 grams, upto 1 Kg||24|
|+1 Kg upto 1.5 Kg||25|
|+1.5 Kg, upto 2 Kg||20|
|+2 Kg upto 3 Kg (For every 0.5 kg)||15|
|+3 Kg, upto 12 Kg (For every 1 kg)||15|
|Incremental 1 kg, beyond 12 Kg||7|
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Sunil Kumar Sah @DigitalSunilSah
Sunil is an E-commerce Seller, Blogger, YouTuber and Digital Marketer. He is a digital enthusiast and passionate about Online Selling. He loves sharing my knowledge and experiences on eCommerce in this blog and on his Hindi YouTube Channel “Ecommerce with Sunil“