Merchant and Webmaster Resources
When a customer places on order for a drop shipped product online, the retailer receives the order and payment for the order, and then either automatically or manually contacts the wholesaler or manufacturer, issuing a purchase order for the item and providing instructions for shipping directly to the customer. The wholesaler or manufacturer ships the product, and the retailer earns a profit. We call this dropshipping.
Dropship Lifestyle is an ecommerce course on how to start a profitable dropshipping business online.
Free shipping is increasingly important for doing business online. For retailers, this is a difficult problem to solve, as free shipping does not actually come free, of course. Here are some strategies to reduce the costs of offering free shipping, while staying competitive in your market.