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White Paper The Drop Shipping Fulfillment Opportunity

For retailers and suppliers: Drop shipping advantages, challenges, and solutions

Drop shipping is an increasingly popular business strategy offering many advantages to online retailers. As retailers adopt the practice, suppliers are tasked with the challenge of supporting drop shipping fulfillment.

Whether you’re a retailer or supplier, it’s useful to understand the motivation behind drop shipping, and to be aware of common challenges faced by other companies as they move toward supporting a drop shipping operation.

In this white paper, we bring awareness to potential hurdles and suggest solutions to avoid or work through them.

In 2014, Shipwire developed solutions for drop ship fulfillment and is now supporting several custom drop shipping operations. To learn more, please book a free Drop Ship Fit Business Analysis Session by emailing dropship@shipwire.com.

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Introduction

The Drop Shipping Fulfillment Opportunity was written to examine drop shipping as a fulfillment method and to share information that e-commerce merchants need to make educated business decisions about implementing a drop shipping operation. This section covers the advantages of drop shipping. The pages that follow address common challenges retailers and suppliers face, and suggest possible solutions to overcome them to make drop shipping a successful business strategy.

What are the advantages of drop shipping?

You don’t have to look hard to find trending articles about running a business from your mobile device while sipping a tropical drink on a remote beach. These days, it’s not uncommon to read stories about people who quit fancy corporate gigs in favor of becoming their own bosses and running really successful drop ship e-commerce businesses.

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