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Set minimum order quantity limits via upload

To set up minimum order quantity (MOQ) for your offers, you should take the following two attributes into consideration:

  • Minimum order quantity (MOQ): You can enter a number from 1 to 6 in this field. It will be considered minimum order quantity only if the number is greater than or equal to 2. Customers will only be able to buy quantities that are greater than or equal to the set value. For example, if the MOQ limit for a product is set to 3, a customer will not be able to place an order for one or two units, but can order only three or more units of the same product.
  • Sell remainder: If you enable this field (not mandatory), when your available inventory is less than the MOQ value, the remaining quantity becomes the new minimum order quantity. If you don’t enable this field, when your available inventory is less than the MOQ value, the offer will show as not available to the customer (appearing as out of stock). The MOQ will automatically revert to the original value once you replenish your inventory.

You can set the MOQ attributes for your eligible listings using the Listing Loader, Price & Quantity file, Inventory Loader, or Custom and Category Inventory Files.

How to set MOQ attributes for a listing using the Price & Quantity file


  1. Download the Price & Quantity file and complete at least Column A (SKU) and the corresponding Minimum order quantity.
  2. Save the file in a tab-delimited text format.
  3. In Seller Central, select Inventory and then click Add Products via Upload - Upload your Inventory file tab.
  4. Choose the Price & Quantity file type, browse for your save file, and then click Upload.
  5. Repeat the process for your other eligible listings.

How to set MOQ attributes for a listing using the Inventory Loader file


  1. Download the Inventory Loader file and complete at least Column A (SKU) and the corresponding Minimum order quantity (minimum_order_quantity_minimum) – Column AV and Sell remainder (liquidate_remainder)Column AW to set your MOQ attributes for your listings.
  2. Save the file in Text format (.txt).
  3. In Seller Central, select Inventory, and then click Add Products via Upload - Upload your Inventory file tab.
  4. Choose the Inventory Loader file type, browse for your saved file, and then click Upload.
  5. Repeat the process for your other eligible listings.

For more information about Minimum order quantity benefits and requirements, or how to resolve an error message when trying to set MOQ attributes, go to Minimum order quantity.

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