Amazon announced the end of it’s FREE Inventory removal program. All removals must be submitted by 11:59pm (PST) on May 29th, 2018. After that only fee based removal is available. To take action login to Seller central
Select inventory and choose Create Removal Order from the menu.
If you remove during this time, you cannot send any more units of those ASINs before August 1, 2018 or when levels for removed ASINs fall below sales projected for the next 8 weeks based on average sales during preceding 90 days.
Amazon recently announced a new storage limit policy which states starting July 1, 2018. Sellers with an Inventory Performance Index (IPI) below 350 may be subject to quarterly storage limits. According to Amazon, “Removing excess and aged inventory may help you reduce storage costs and improve your IPI.”
Removals can take up to 14 days to process but fees will not be charged if they are submitted in time.