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Dropship 101. What You Need to Know About Dropship Integration [Infographic]

Posted by Peter Edlund on Tue, Sep 26, 2017

If you work in retail, you deal with constant changes in customer expectations. Today's consumer has been conditioned to demand same-day shipping, the ability to pick up at a local store and the option of returning that item back to your warehouse or to a store in a different geographical location. 

To keep up with the rapidly evolving consumer demand, many retailers are demanding that their suppliers fulfill e-commerce orders directly to the consumer - a direct-to-consumer fulfillment model commonly known as "dropship". 

Dropship By The Numbers 

Retail e-commerce is a $220 billion dollar market and is expected to grow by as much as 17 percent each year.

If you're a retailer, you will ultimately be judged for how accurately and timely a dropship vendor handles a transaction. Your reputation and your connection with customers are on the line with every transaction.

If you're a supplier or manufacturer, you'll need to comply with the evolving dropship requirements of your customers.

If you sell online, you know that a picture is worth a thousand words. So we've encapsulated the process and benefits of retail dropship in the following infographic:

 

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