Paste customer question and my reply. 1. Delivery / packaging customer: this is something what needs to be improved as soon as only possible. All all packages should arrive in a high quality cardboard box and not wrapped in a foil. The exception is for electrical items and products made of glass - here you should definitely use a protective film, but the product should arrive in a high-quality carton either way.
What you don’t know about Aliexpress and Dropshipping agent cost Actually 90%(it is not official number but give or take) of aliexpress seller work like trading company. Cause most of the factories do not have budget to keep a sales team. And ali seller became more and more professional at online marketing giving time. So it is a win-win corporate for ali seller to work with factory. To register a seller at aliexpress.
It is been 4 months since the last post. We now can update what achieved these 4 months. We’ve been sent out 17000 packages including bulk order. We’ve been optimized our shipping time, now it is 8-13 days to America, Euro. We’ve helped our customer to private label their products and get CE & ROHS certification for it. We moved to a new office with 150 square Wearhouse. And thus, we have the capacity for more customer.
When the first step into drop-shipping business, you will face some commonly seen difficulties right away. 1st: Finding a winning product is on the top of the list. How can we find a winning product can make sells? Some of good seller has their particular experience and many methods to find their winning product. I am not a pro dropshipper while went back my years experience to deal with good dropshipper, you can always find their winning products meets a few criteria: Product are hot sell at categories, normally get hundreds of selling in a few months, while selling history not very long, looks like the product just on the way up.
I get a lot of query like “what is the cheapest shipping method from China to US/Worldwide?”. There you go, the cheapest shipping service - Unregistered China post ordinary small packet. Why ‘unregistered’? Because China post ordinary mail has 16RMB($2.6) for register fee, adding $2.6 is close to epacket, which charge a little bit more. You can refer to my article for epacket fee table. The charge of China post ordinary small packet = epacket - $2.
It’s likely that the majority of the products which you’ll be drop shipping are sourced from China or Hong Kong. And long shipping time been a problem the whole time for dropshippers. As a drop shipping agent, I will tell everything you need to know about shipping worldwide from China. List the common options of international shipment service in China. International logistics: UPS，DHL，FedEx，TNT Pros: Basically cover countries all over the world, shipping time 3-7 days, with official tracking.
AliEepress is commonly used as product source for drop-shipping. While market changing rapidly and so does your business model. Are you still got complaints about its slow delivery time? Is your price competitive? Let’s find out are any better alternatives than AliExpress. The article will introduce 3 alternatives to AliExpress. What service you adopt reviews your status on the drop-shipping business. There are three alternatives to AliExpress for drop-shipping. AliExpress is a great tool to get started with drop-shipping and to get a feel for the business model.
What is 1688? Simply put, China domestic version of Alibaba. It is a wholesale B2B e-commerce platform belong to e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. Alibaba is facing the international market, 1688 working on domestic market connect factories, manufacturers, suppliers to enterprises. What drop shippers should know? Most of Alibaba seller is the middle man who gets their supplier from 1688. So if you buy from 1688, you may have more profit margin.
Dropshippers, before scaling any product might have potential, the first thing you need to is figure out product cost. In most case, sell price should be at least Besides product cost, the price have to cover profit margin, online traffic, international shipping and whatnot. Let’s do a price research. I’ll randomly pickup a product at Amazon as below. 16$ for 3 pack, lets find out product cost from 1688 supplier. Cost as below table:
China is a big country, take days for domestic shipping if factory locates far from the border shipping center. Factory tend to manage bulk order over small retail order, small number need to wait to next batch. No storage. Factory hate storage as much as you. Nobody wants cashflow to be taken by storage. So some factories will manufacture after get order. Holiday.