Drop Shipping

Drop shipping is a supply chain management technique in which the retailer does not keep goods in stock, but instead transfers customer orders and shipment details to either the manufacturer or a wholesaler, who then ships the goods directly to the customer. As in retail businesses, the majority of retailers make their profit on the difference between the wholesale and retail price but some retailers earn an agreed percentage of the sales in commission, paid by the wholesaler to the retailer.

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... The converse of drop shipping is will call, where a customer picks up directly from a wholesaler, rather than via a retail shop ... Affiliate marketing can also be compared to drop shipping ... As with drop shipping, affiliate marketing allows a website to list an item for sale that is not on hand but rather is shipped through a third party ...

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