Below is the full story. My EURO client found that the selling increase in early Feb 2020, which is the Chinese spring festival, Also at the point COVID-19 just found in China. Nobody knows this would go too far. Even thought pandemic, the numbers are good. Courier keeps running during the outbreak of COVID-19. March, the COVID-19 causes panic, there is more restriction in China, many people are not allowed to back to work, but our courier still running the business.
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.