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 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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