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The IAPMO Group has announced it has concluded a rigorous approval process to join the Amazon Service Provider Network (SPN), becoming a valuable resource for manufacturers and distributors wishing to sell their products on Amazon's vast global marketplace.
Created in 2014 to help brands and sellers launch, manage and grow their businesses on Amazon, the Amazon SPN is a collection of agencies trained and certified by Amazon to assist sellers in a number of ways — accounting, advertising, imaging, international shipping, storage, taxes, translation services, and more. Prospective sellers searching the Amazon SPN for assistance gaining compliance for their products will now find IAPMO R&T among an exclusive group of providers.
Amazon requires products sold on its platform to comply with all applicable safety standards, substance restrictions, labeling and certification requirements within the intended sales markets.
Amazon sellers who find IAPMO on the Amazon SPN will discover IAPMO's accreditations and recognitions cover such worldwide regions as North America — United States, Canada and Mexico — Indonesia, Australia, India, EU, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. IAPMO's expertise in certification, testing, inspection and auditing includes a wide range of product/service capabilities, such as plumbing, mechanical, swimming pool/spa, water filters, building materials, electrical, appliances, food equipment, solar, toxicity, lead free, Proposition 65, aerospace, medical devices, pharmaceutical, and more.
"IAPMO understands the marketplace is changing," said IAPMO CEO Dave Viola. "E-commerce retailers such as Amazon are playing a major role in the global marketplace today. Being part of the Amazon SPN is evidence of IAPMO's continuous commitment to provide a trusted and credible service with which many manufacturers and distributors are already familiar, offering a complete and convenient one-stop shop for all compliance needs — testing, certification, auditing, pre-shipment inspection, cargo loading supervision, etc. — through IAPMO's strategically located offices and testing laboratories in the United States, Australia, India, China and Indonesia."