Amazon - FAQ

Here are some questions we’re getting a lot of. If you don’t see your question, head over to the azFitment Help Center and ask there.

What does the term ‘Fitment’ Signify?

Amazon lists automobile parts on the basis model, make, and even year of production. The Make, Model and Year is known as Fitment inside automotive industry. Amazon part finder also uses such fitment data when customersuse amazon automotive part finder.

What has been azFitment’s Frequency and Quantity of Fitment Communication to Amazon?

Over the past year or two i.e. from 2015 and beyond, azFitment has communicated over 800 million parts and even original fitment to Amazon.

How much time does it take to communicate fitment to Amazon?

While it is quite easy to enlist and upload the fitment details on the official page, the hard part is to obtain the brand code and only then Amazon shall accept the fitment. However, it would take only a day or two to obtain the brand code and defaulters can always do a bulk republishing of the parts once the same is available.

What is the nature of this service offered by azfitment and how does it work?

Once AZ fitment levies a nominal base fee, the clients are automatically given access to the technology which empowers them to load the existing Fitment data using a select interface. Any changes can be made to the listings and the same can be uploaded and published via the ACES, For amazon and eBay we support one click data distribution.Individuals who aren’t tech savvy can also hire our Service for simplifying the process of fitment acquisition.

Any kind of information regarding the same can be accessed by the Contact form.

How to Register the Brand Code with the AAIA (automotive aftermarket association)?

Before fitments can be shared with Amazon, clients need to register the brand code with the Auto Care Association (AAIA). We will assist you in registration process.

Can I start without Brand Code?

Yes, you may start without brand but you won’t able to submit your fitment on amazon. So we suggest you to start without brand and later you may register your brand.

Will a Month-Old Compatibility Check Suffice?

No it won’t and it certainly shouldn’t. Firstly, it is important to understand that vehicle standards change frequently and therefore fitment compatibility must be managed as a part of an ongoing and periodic process. There are quite a few companies that advocate the ‘Fit and Forget’ process which isn’t a good sign for the users and even for the industry.

How Often Should distribute my Fitments to Amazon be processed?

To be precise, there is no limit to the number of Fitments or frequency of updates that can be sent across to the amazon. Actually, we give control to you for fitment submission. Whenever you feel all I set you may trigger amazon submission. Once amazon accepts your fitment, we will send acknowledgment with amazon process report.

How long does it take for Amazon to officially publish the Fitment Data alongside client listings?

Usually Amazon states that it might take a week or so for the new Fitment data to get published alongside the client listings. However, unmatched part numbers, unmatched brand name, and something as small as a spelling mistake can cause the listing publication to delay at bit.

However, azFitment makes sure that the staff handles the issue with promptness. Clients who have had experiences regarding listing delays can file a ready support case. However, the support case should include one the product links for better validation.

azFitment team will try to find exact cause of the delay.

What does Amazon Merchant Transport Utility Mean?

As mentioned in the ACES documentation of Amazon, all the fitments are sent and communicated across via the AMTU. azFitment professionals have been associated with this process for quite some time now lower client headaches regarding terminologies and more.

Do Clients need to save the processing reports from Amazon?

Processing reports from amazon are like fitment update receipts and our staff at azFitment makes sure that all the reports are automatically sent to you via email. We request you to save the report until your fitment not going on live.

What kind of Customer Support is Available?

azFitment has best support in industry. We will take action on your ticket within maximum 24 hours.

Can I generate files for distribution via traditional aftermarket channels?

Yes! You may download ACES xml from azFitment which you may use anywhere inside the industry.

What do clients need to know about the Sign-up term?

In regard to the initial sign-up fee, monthly billing cycle can be selected which is auto-debited from the credit card after the completion of each month. However, the user can cancel the subscription at any point of time after sending across a proper cancellation request. We would also like to know the reasons which are forcing our clients to leave so that we can make arrangements, accordingly.

How to get started?

Once the client registers himself or herself at azFfitment, our staff will guide them through the entire process. Moreover, they can always have a detailed look at the documentation and amazon videos for learning in detail about the process. If you are satisfied, to start you Fitment journey with us