Drop-shipping in the USA


epcamposj
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1 Dec 17 06:59:15 pm
hi,
I have met with suppliers who only work with residents of the United States.

After investing, I made my selection of suppliers, research of a product, conversation with suppliers and a lot of waiting time.

Now I realize that I can not make deals with several suppliers, because they do not negotiate with NON-RESIDENT people in the United States.

I have only looked for suppliers located in the United States, this so that the shipments are faster. Apparently they can not do business with me because I'm not a resident of the United States.

Do you agree that you need a lot of information, guidelines and detailed steps to follow for those of us from countries like Central and South America?


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We deal with worldwide customers and supply them with our products. The biggest challenge is overseas shipping charges. But we can ship to the USA for free


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epcamposj wrote:hi,
I have met with suppliers who only work with residents of the United States.

After investing, I made my selection of suppliers, research of a product, conversation with suppliers and a lot of waiting time.

Now I realize that I can not make deals with several suppliers, because they do not negotiate with NON-RESIDENT people in the United States.

I have only looked for suppliers located in the United States, this so that the shipments are faster. Apparently they can not do business with me because I'm not a resident of the United States.

Do you agree that you need a lot of information, guidelines and detailed steps to follow for those of us from countries like Central and South America?


Just to clarify for me, you want to use a USA based supplier to sell to your customers located in the USA?

If that's correct, I can't work out what the problem would be. Now if you wanted a supplier in the USA to ship Internationally, that could cause a problem if they didn't offer International shipping, but drop-shipping locally, no matter where you are located yourself, shouldn't be an issue.

Could it be a payment problem, do you have a PayPal account or Credit Card to use for payment with the suppliers?


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info531971
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2 Dec 17 07:05:40 pm
Mark,
I would somewhat agree with epcamposj. I think that most of the best suppliers/dropshippers require a reseller id so it's kinda hard for non U.S resellers to get access to their products.


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In regards to Tax ID requirements, all wholesalers will require a Tax ID (Reseller's Cert in USA terms) to sell to USA based businesses because they are withholding tax, in other words selling at wholesale price. Now, if you are a business based in another country to that you are wanting to buy wholesale from, that Tax ID is not relevant in most cases because you are importing the goods to sell in markets outside of where the supply comes from.

Where it may be relevant is, if that business then wants to sell that product back into the market where the supplier is actually based. Depending on what the product is and what country we are talking about (because every country has it's own confusing tax code), you may be required to submit a Tax ID under that circumstance.

In some cases, International buyers may still be asked for a Tax ID, despite being an International buyer. The easiest thing to do then is to just provide them with the equivalent Tax ID from your own local Tax Authority, this will usually be quite acceptable, but in many cases, once a wholesale supplier understands that you are an International buyer selling into International markets, then the Tax ID is not relevant for them.

In regards to Drop-Shippers, you may find some that request a Tax ID, but it's really not relevant in most cases because Drop-Sipped goods usually do not have tax withheld to start with, as does wholesale prices.

Now you're quite correct, buying wholesale does give you a better price because you are not paying the tax component and you generate a much better price because you are buying in volume, as opposed to Drop-Shipping, where you are generating sales on a per item basis.

On top of that, you have the supplier warehousing and then picking, packing and shipping the item for you also, which of course carries a fee. This is a part of Drop-Shipping that a lot of people don't really consider and completely overlook when they wonder why Drop-Shipping prices are so much more expensive than wholesale.

So that's where all the profitability usually evaporates to when comparing the skinny margins on many Drop-Shipped items in comparison to wholesale products.

I'm looking forward to getting clarification as to why the member is getting rejected, I have a feeling that there is some misunderstanding going on that we should be able to clear up, but I just need more information to be able to pinpoint it for them :)


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We are manufacturing plastic and paper products. Mostly we are focusing to produce disposable cigarette filters, and nasal strips. We have a few warehouse worldwide..

If you would like to work with us as a reseller or dropshipper please contact us. We are shipping fastly over the world.

Estimated arriving times;

In standart type : 4 - 14 days
Express type : in 1-2 days with DHL express

Our warehouses ;

* Darlington in UK
* Frankfurt in Germany
* Virginia in United States
* New York in United States
* Calgary in Canada
* Istanbul in Turkey
* Tokyo in Japan

For more information please contact with us


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pufai wrote:We are manufacturing plastic and paper products. Mostly we are focusing to produce disposable cigarette filters, and nasal strips. We have a few warehouse worldwide..

If you would like to work with us as a reseller or dropshipper please contact us. We are shipping fastly over the world.

Estimated arriving times;

In standart type : 4 - 14 days
Express type : in 1-2 days with DHL express

Our warehouses ;

* Darlington in UK
* Frankfurt in Germany
* Virginia in United States
* New York in United States
* Calgary in Canada
* Istanbul in Turkey
* Tokyo in Japan

For more information please contact with us

how do i contact with you, give me the site and email address


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duongnamdinh18 wrote:
pufai wrote:We are manufacturing plastic and paper products. Mostly we are focusing to produce disposable cigarette filters, and nasal strips. We have a few warehouse worldwide..

If you would like to work with us as a reseller or dropshipper please contact us. We are shipping fastly over the world.

Estimated arriving times;

In standart type : 4 - 14 days
Express type : in 1-2 days with DHL express

Our warehouses ;

* Darlington in UK
* Frankfurt in Germany
* Virginia in United States
* New York in United States
* Calgary in Canada
* Istanbul in Turkey
* Tokyo in Japan

For more information please contact with us

how do i contact with you, give me the site and email address


Hi Duong and welcome to the forum,

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