Import Flat File Template on Amazon Seller Central – Upload Overview

Last Updated on March 1, 2019 by

How to process the data feed template of Excel, CSV, Txt format on Amazon Seller Central for A bulk operation

Among the Sellers on Amazon, one of  the most, frequently asked question is “How To work on bulk operation using Flat file template”. But before  knowing this we need to know how to upload file on Amazon seller central. In this article, we will discuss on detail overview of uploading feed file on Amazon.

Click here to know how to download Template file from amazon

Error Check:

Before uploading file to Amazon If we want to check file whether there is an error or not, we can check it from ‘Check your file’ section. For this, we need to choose the ‘File type’. And for this case, we need to select ‘Inventory Files for non-Media Categories’ from dropdown, although by default it will be selected.

Inventory – > Add product Via Upload, Choose ‘Check and Upload your Inventory File’ tab

Choose the file and click on ‘Check my file’. It will go to another tab ‘Monitor Upload Status’ from where we can check the status.

If Amazon doesn’t send us any error then we can move to upload the file on Amazon. For that, we need to choose ‘Check and Upload your Inventory File’ tab again and navigate Upload File.

Check file and upload file are same procedure what we need to follow. Select File type ‘Inventory Files for non-Media Categories’ from the dropdown, choose File then click on Upload.

Note: Here we can select the option of error file like Amazon shows us any error in which format we want to get the report what we can choose.

After uploading the file on Amazon It will go to another tab ‘Monitor Upload Status’ from where we can check the status. If it is uploaded successfully  then it will show in this page. Moreover if anymore error occurred there, then amazon will also generate an URL of Error file.

Error File Process: When Amazon return an error on the file we need to download the error file by clicking on the generated URL. Now if we open up the downloaded error file we will see there will be mentioned  the error detail on the file.

After solving the issue on the original template we will have to  upload the file again on Amazon. When Amazon see’s everything is OK, our file will be processed successfully and Amazon returns a confirmation message in ‘Monitor Upload Status’ Tab.

We have covered, data feed template including, ‘Check and Upload your Inventory File’, ‘Check my file’ ‘Inventory Files for non-Media Categories’ and ‘Error File Process’. So, for now, we are complete here. We think this article will help everybody who is working on Amazon as a seller. We will discuss another important Topic in our next article regarding Amazon. So Keep reading our blog.

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