How does dropshipping work?

The question that we get asked time and time againĀ is:
How does dropshipping work?

Drop shipping may sound like a complicated way to sell products, how ever once you have looked into the sales process it is one of the easiest and cheapest ways to sell online.

Drop shipping is a form of supply chain management. Drop shipping dictates how you list items for sale, how you sell your items and how you send goods to customers.

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How does dropshipping work?

The drop shipping order process

Still curious about what drop shipping is and how you can do it? Hopefully the below order processes will help to explain it further.

 

Traditional e-commerce store:

  1. you purchase stock in bulk from a supplier
  2. you receive the goods and store it
  3. you manually list the stock for sale on your website
  4. you advertise your website and the goods you have for sale
  5. customer views your website and orders an item
  6. you pick and pack the item and make it ready for shipping
  7. you ship the item directly to the customer

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The drop shipping order process