Skip McGrath, February 19, 2010
Over the past few months, I have written several blog posts about Third-Party order fulfillment services. One of the leading companies in this field is Shipwire; a company that will warehouse and drop ship your products for you. This has several advantages. Essentially you can hire a company like Shipwire to act as your own private drop shipper. I got so many questions from readers, that I decided to reach out to the experts at Shipwire to write a comprehensive article on the subject. So here is the result. This is an excellent article that explores the pros and cons of drop shipping versus using a third-party company like Shipwire to fulfill your orders. Read more. | PDF version.
Skip McGrath, April, 2009
Many eBay Power Sellers and small website owners are looking for easier, more automated ways to buy in bulk and add products to their online store, without having to actually ship orders or store inventory locally… Another service has come to my attention that allows you to make buying light bulk (not huge containers, but small lots) inventory in order to expand your product catalog with products you buy wholesale and sell retail so seamless, you don’t dirty your hands with the day to day shipping at all….Shipwire order fulfillment…can be leveraged to help you expand beyond drop shipping by buying small amounts of inventory, storing it with Shipwire and connecting Shipwire to your eBay, Amazon and online store. Read more. | PDF version.