Drop Shipping on Amazon

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8 Jul 15 08:11:49 am
I am planning to start a drop shipping business on Amazon. Amazon follows an "Easy Ship" service wherein orders are picked up from the seller's location by Amazon courier partners and delivered to the customer's location. At the time of registration, seller needs to specify a pick up address. However, in drop shipping, seller may be sourcing from multiple drop shippers and every time seller receives an order, the product location may be different. How to go about it? In case drop shipping business is not possible to start on Amazon due to this reason, what are the alternate marketplaces (with reasonably good traffic) to start a venture? Please advise

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8 Jul 15 11:17:50 am
Hi Saurabh and welcome to the forum,

There is only one serious competitor to Amazon if you are taking traffic and that is of course eBay.


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8 Jul 15 11:30:39 am
Hi Mark. Thanks for the valuable information. Does it mean that eBay is an only alternate marketplace with equivalently good traffic, I can do my drop shipping business on and Amazon is not meant for this business model?

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8 Jul 15 12:14:16 pm
Hi Saurabh,
I agree with Mark. Amazon and Ebay are the marketplaces that dominate. There are lots of little marketplaces attempting to compete but they don't seem to be getting any real traffic. In the long run, your own site will bring you better profits. I were starting today, I'd do both markets and my own website. The pick up feature is new, I think just in a few select places as a test. The vast majority of sales are simply shipped direct to the consumer. I hope that this helps!
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8 Jul 15 01:20:24 pm
Hi Ruth, thanks for answering my question. So, in that case, I need to check out what all country specific Amazon sites are not offering an "Easy Ship" service as a mandatory feature.

Thanks a lot

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9 Jul 15 07:03:07 am
Hi Saurabh,
It seems that Ruth and Mark had already answered your questions.
But if you're interesting in dropshipping, banggood may be a good supplier for your dropship program.
We dropship about 70,000 different kinds of products and have the warehouse in USA and UK.
There's no joining fee and offer the 3%-10% discount.
If we draw your attention,
Please register as a banggood dropshippers by the following steps:
Step 1:Register as a banggood member by this link-- Link hidden: Login to view
Step 2:Register as a dropshipper by this link-- Link hidden: Login to view

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9 Jul 15 07:18:21 am
Hi Banggood,
Thanks for the information. Kindly give me a couple of days to go through the products. Thereafter, we can have a conversation to reach to a conclusion.

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9 Jul 15 07:27:15 am
saurabhjain10cr wrote:Hi Banggood,
Thanks for the information. Kindly give me a couple of days to go through the products. Thereafter, we can have a conversation to reach to a conclusion.

Hi Saurabh,
It's good to see your reply so quick.
You're always welcome to have a conversation.
Hope we can have a business relationship as soon as possible.
And we hope to be your friend and trusted supplier.
Just take your time.

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5 Sep 15 03:59:46 pm
I went to Banggood.com to open a drop shipper's account and they wanted a "shop url". Does that mean that they require that I have my own store? I just wanted to start by selling on Ebay and maybe Amazon. So I entered EBay.com where they asked for the shop url. It takes up to 24 hours for them to get back with the request for a Drop ship membership.

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5 Sep 15 06:31:02 pm
Hi Dale, I would suggest sending Charlie form BG a PM here on the forum about the issue


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5 Sep 15 09:27:39 pm
If you think to work as dropshipper, stay away Amazon. eBay is the best all the time.

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1 Nov 16 04:24:58 pm
As a newbie i have to say i am overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information and choices. So much so, i don't even know where to start from. One say do drop shipping here, the other says you can make a profitable business by simply drop shipping. Ultimately i guess i have to trust my gut feeling. In one of the videos i watched from Sarah, she says Salehoo costs only $67.00, she fails to mention there is an additional charge of VAT bringing the cost up to $80.

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1 Nov 16 06:40:40 pm
Hi Paolo and welcome to the forum,

Just to clarify that SaleHoo subscription price for you, it is only $67.00, the VAT you mention is government tax. We don't include any consumption taxes like VAT or GST because different countries have different taxes and rates.


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