Amazon adds new unfulfillable inventory options – November 16, 2023

Posted by Jimi Patel | November 15, 2023

Amazon has introduced a range of new options regarding Unfulfillable Inventory, offering sellers more opportunities to make the most of their unsellable items.


Previously, when inventory fell into the Unfulfillable category due to issues like product damage or packaging damage, the usual course of action involved creating a removal order to call back the inventory or disposing of it at an Amazon warehouse. Failure to take action in these cases would result in ongoing storage fees for inventory that might never find a buyer.


Now, Amazon has introduced a streamlined approach with a variety of step-by-step options, providing you with more choices and the potential to turn unsellable inventory into revenue. Here are the new options:

  • Refurbishment: Explore the possibility of refurbishing damaged items, making them sellable once again.
  • Grade and Resell: Assess the condition of your inventory, categorize it based on its state, and consider reselling items that are in acceptable condition.
  • Liquidation: Opt for liquidation if you have a surplus of items that you’d like to sell at a discounted rate, allowing you to recover some of your investment.
  • Removal: Choose to have your inventory removed, but be aware that this option involves costs.
  • Dispose: Dispose of items that can no longer be used or sold, again with associated costs.

While removal and disposal options may incur expenses, the exciting part is that refurbishment, grading, and liquidation offer potential revenue streams from inventory that may have otherwise gone to waste.


At eStore Factory, we’re here to help you make the most of Amazon’s new Unfulfillable Inventory options. Our Amazon experts can provide personalized guidance on refurbishment, grading, or liquidation to turn unsellable inventory into revenue.

Published by Jimi Patel

Jimi Patel, is a Co-founder and CEO at eStore Factory, an Amazon SPN certified agency that serves as a one-stop solution for all your Amazon business needs. Having helped countless brands increase sales and grow their footprint on Amazon, Jimi provides the most practical and effective solutions for your business. He is highly skilled in developing and executing plans that align with your specific business goals and objectives. When not working, Jimi enjoys practicing yoga and traveling to new places. He is an avid reader and enjoys staying up-to-date on the latest trends and developments in the e-commerce industry.

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