Amazon Restock Date


Overview

The Restock Date option allows customers to buy products listed on Amazon that are currently out of stock, but that will be available soon. Restock dates only work when the item has zero quantity.


Set Amazon Restock Date

You can set Amazon Restock Date individually per product or in bulk via file upload.

Manually

  1. Select the client setting Enable Re-Stock Date for Products.
  2. Go to Settings > Client Settings > General Client Settings > Channels tab > Enable Send OnOrder Quantity to Amazon Inventory Update Feed.
    Note: Based on your OnOrder quantity, if you have more than zero, it will be added to the inventory update with the restock date included. OnOrder is the quantity that is ordered from the vendor but has not been received in your warehouses yet.
  3. Go to Catalog > Manage Catalog > Open a product > Toolbox > Amazon Properties.
  4. In the Inventory panel, select ReStock Date Enabled and set the date.The image shows the ReStock Date field.

Via File Upload

  1. Go to Catalog > Tools > Import Product Info > Bulk Product Update.
  2. Generate a template with the following column headers:
    1. ReStockDateEnabled Set to true.
    2. ReStockDate Set the date in the standard date format.
  3. Save the template and upload it back to Sellercloud.The image shows the restock date column headers.

If you want to allow customers to buy products that are currently out of stock, but that will be available soon, you can set a Restock Date for your Amazon listings. Restock dates only work when the item has zero quantity.

Setting Amazon restock date

  1. Select the client setting  Enable Re-Stock Date for Products.
  2. Go to Settings > Client Settings -> enable Send OnOrder quantity to amazon inventory update feed.
  3. Based on your OnOrder quantity, if you have more than zero it will be added to the inventory update with the restock date included. OnOrder is the quantity that is ordered from the vendor, but has not been received in your warehouses yet.
  4. On the Product’s Amazon Properties, select ReStock Date Enabled and set the date.

Bulk-updating restock date

To bulk-update the restock date on products, you need two columns:

  • ReStockDateEnabled – Set to true.
  • ReStockDate – Set the date in the standard date format.

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