Online retailers can increase the sales and profits by using the Dropshipping method. The main advantage of drop shipping is that it’s possible to launch an ecommerce store without having to invest thousands of dollars in inventory up front. The merchant can see more profit in their business by spending less capital for this drop shipping. Drop shipping is a retail method in which merchandise is shipped to the customer directly from the warehouse or supplier rather than from the retailer. The biggest benefit of drop shipping is you don’t have to worry about fulfillment or inventory issues. The PrestaShop Logistics Module from eGrove helps you to create your own shipping carriers.
When a product is sold, the retailer passes along the customers’ order information to the wholesaler or supplier who then packages and ships the product. As a retailer, this process minimizes the risk to you, as because you do not need to buy the product until it has sold. Suppliers take care of the warehousing, packaging, and shipping of products, saving you a great deal of money. PrestaShop is a free, open source e-commerce solution. It consists of 70 developers, designers, and professional e-commerce addicts. It supports payment gateways such as Google Checkout, Authorize. Net, PayPal and PayPal Payments Pro (Direct) via their respective APIs. Technical support is provided on the official forum from PrestaShop growing Community consisting of more than 450,000 active members.
The module is a perfect application for Dropshipping and for wholesale companies as well, it both facilitates and optimizes the way drop shippers place their orders, thus attracting more Drop shipper to your company. The drop shipper will be able to specify a number of different shipping addresses at one go. The module facilitates with more features like multiple Shipping origins per order, built with most of the 3rd party carriers, automatic order notification sent to suppliers and vendors, different vendors allowed for same order, split products in the shopping cart by vendor, advanced flat-rate builder, automatic customer shipment notification, monthly / weekly sales report for each vendor, etc.
The module allows different shipping per vendor. Each vendor can have special Table Rate. The module has logins for the vendors/suppliers who can update their inventory status. The module sent the vendor comments to the store owners. The modules having delivery service options for each shipping method. The module allows you to configure the pickup type and packaging type for each shipping method. The module can also calculate shipping fees based on the number of addresses specified and products being delivered to each particular address. The module notifying the customer’s fulfillment from different warehouse instead of supplier / vendor information.
The Dropshipping Module supports PrestaShop 1.4 and 1.5 versions. The merchant or the administrator must have credentials of each third party carriers such as UPS, USPS, FedEx, AU Post, and Canada Post. Ion Cube loader is mandatory for the drop shipper module (It is available in the default server, if not contact the server host before installation). It is simple and quick to install.
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