Simply Barcodes understands the unique challenges facing Amazon Users. Many Amazon Users express confusion regarding the requirements for a UPC or an EAN. Others state uncertainty about the process for getting their products on Amazon and confusion over getting their barcodes accepted.
Innovative Solutions for Amazon Users
Simply Barcodes makes barcoding simple. You face numerous challenges trying to get your product to buyers, so barcoding should not be one of them. Our service helps you achieve business success by ensuring that you select the right code for Amazon and by offering advice on the process.
Do I really need a Barcode for Amazon?
It's true! Amazon.com now requires barcode numbers for the products you plan to sell on their site. If Amazon.com is also distributing your product, they also require the barcode graphic which represents your number.
Almost all items require UPC codes. Notable exceptions are books, which can have either ISBN codes or UPC codes or better yet both, as recommended by our company and acknowledged by the ISBN agency.
What types of Barcodes does Amazon accept?
Amazon accepts UPC codes and EAN codes, which are the retail barcodes used on products sold outside of the USA and Canada.
How are Barcodes for Amazon different?
Barcodes for Amazon are general use barcodes not different from those used on other products.
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How do Barcodes for Amazon work?
As you can imagine, since Amazon distributes so many items through their fulfillment centers with each item handled numerous times there is room for error. Amazon aims to increase accuracy, speed up the time needed to get your product in the hands of buyers, and streamline inventory/sales reporting by adopting barcodes across the board.
In that spirit, we aim to help you meet their UPC barcode requirement by offering new Amazon sellers UPC code advice. At the end of this page, please find a detailed compliance guideline for working with Amazon. If you need additional advice, don’t hesitate to call us at +1-404-869-0701 or toll free at 1-877-872-2060.
How do I get Barcodes for Amazon?
We only require that you provide contact and billing information. You are not required to provide product information.
Your retailer collects your product information, which they associate with your barcode at the Point of Sale.
Note: We also accept checks, money orders, and wire transfers. If you wish to use one of those payment methods, please print and complete this form.
What do I get when I order my Barcode for Amazon?
1st Upon completion of your order, you receive an email confirmation of your UPC barcode or UPC number for Amazon purchase.
2nd Simply Barcodes assigns your official UPC numbers from our database of official codes issued by the UCC (now called GS1).
3rd We generate the digital barcode images from the numbers you purchased (except when ordering numbers only).
4th We email either your UPC barcodes graphic as an attachment or UPC number with no attachment.
In what format are my Barcodes for Amazon?
For your convenience, you receive your UPC barcode graphic in three different formats so that your graphic artist, printing company, or manufacturing facility can work with the graphic in their preferred software
EPS Format - This layered, vector EPS file is the preferred format of most graphic designers due to its quality and versatility, particularly for resizing. EPS is an "exchange" format, not necessarily associated with one specific graphics program. An exchange format is one intended for multiple applications to be able to open.
TIFF Format - This raster TIFF file is not suitable for significant resizing. It is popular among graphic artists.
JPEG Format - This uncompressed, high-quality JPEG file is the most common file format. All computers can open a JPEG. However, it is not suitable for resizing.