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Manufacturer and Supplier Drop Ship Demystified

April 13, 2009

Shipwire recently launched a partnership with Doba to provide Manufacture Wholesaler Drop Ship Fulfillment.   Read the Doba Shipwire product drop ship fulfillment for suppliers announcement.

Nate Gilmore from Shipwire is a blogger for Practicalecommerce.com. Nate recently wrote a lengthy blog piece that explains drop shipping from the point of view of a manufacturer/supplier as well as an online retailer. Read the blog at Practical commerce: "Drop Ship Demystified for Manufacturers and Online Retailers".

  • What is Drop Ship and Why Should You Care?
  • Pros and Cons of Drop Ship for Retailers.
  • Why Does it Make Sense For a Manufacturer to Drop Ship?
  • How can a Manufacturer, Supplier or Distributor Power a Drop Ship Distribution Channel?
  • Resources for Drop Ship and Fulfillment

Please participate by reading and commenting on the article. Free Drop Ship Resources.

Nate Gilmore

Nate is the Vice President of Marketing & Business Development at Shipwire. He oversees channel development and the developer network, as well as our marketing and public relations. Previously, Nate spent six years at Concentric (acquired by XO Communications), where he ran product management, sales, and marketing. Nate has also held various legal positions in intellectual property and business law. He holds a B.A. in History and a J.D. from Santa Clara University.