Here the rates of some sub-categories like microwaves, televisions, washing machines and so on, have been decreased. For a few other sub-categories, the commission rates have been increased
The rates under collection fees have been changed too. They will vary depending on the type of payment a customer makes, i.e. COD or prepaid.
In the case of shipping fees, the rate will be discounted for Gold and Silver sellers. The weight slabs and shipping rates have been changed. The reverse shipping fees have also been revised.
Sellers were informed about the above changes via an email. They were made effective from the 23rd of November.
Changing their fees and commissions were not the only alterations the etailer made in November. At the start of the month, Flipkart also introduced Seller Tiering. This is a reward system based on performance. The system classifies sellers into three – Bronze, Sliver and Gold sellers .
How are sellers classified?
What benefits do sellers enjoy?
*Effective from mid-December.