What is Drop Shipping?
Drop shipping is a form of e-commerce shipping approach that has been soaring in popularity for quite some time now. It is a type of retail business where a seller can take the client's orders and make the sales even though it carries no inventory. It is a low-risk business and eliminates the need for warehousing, staffing, and inventory management costs.
When a seller takes the customer's orders, they transfer the details and shipment instructions directly to the supplier. The supplier processes the orders simultaneously then ships the product to the customer.
How Does Drop Shipping Work?
Drop-deck trailers are used for heavy and extra-tall cargo since they can have extra axles. They have a flip axle on their decks, mostly laid back when not in use, and can be flipped down when shipping heavy cargo. While every state in the US has specific regulations regarding freight size, the maximum cargo height is 13'6 to 14'.
Drop shipping significantly reduces original costs that come with such functions as warehousing or setting up a brick-and-mortar store. As a matter of fact, most e-commerce retailers operate these businesses in the comfort of their homes with just a computer and Wi-Fi. It also eliminates the hassles of order shipment, hiring a pick and pack team, inventory management, and even dealing with returns.
Factors to Consider when Choosing a Drop Shipping Supplier
Read the reviews from previous customers. Take time to find out how previous clients are reviewing the suppliers' product quality and customer service. This will give you a better insight into how customers will respond to your product of interest.
How are the Costs Calculated? Drop shipping comes with numerous hidden costs. It is therefore crucial that you clearly understand the rates, including stocking fees, monthly subscription fees, and shipping, to effectively plan for your overhead. For instance, drop shipping suppliers who partner with Heavy Equipment Transport enjoy the best rates in the industry, which also extends to you as an e-commerce retailer.
Pay Attention to their Delivery Times.
Your client is your biggest priority. You, therefore, want to ensure that they receive nothing short of quality services and the ultimate customer satisfaction. All the same, this depends on your drop shipping supplier.
How are their shipping goals? Do they partner with re-known shipping companies?
If your drop shipper supplier of choice operates in conjunction with Heavy Equipment Transport, you are guaranteed that your clients' orders will be shipped timely, safely, and affordably.
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Eddie L. Arevalo’s real world on-the-road experience has helped him catapult to the top of our sales force. Add to that his spotless customer service track record and you have the perfect combination to help transport your investment to its next destination.Eddie Arevalo Branch Manager
Jacob Mingledorff has been in the logistics industry for over 10 years and is well versed on DOT regulations, oversize and super sized loads throughout the country. This wealth of knowledge has helped customers avoid serious issues on the road along with saving the client hundreds and even thousands of dollars.Jacob Mingledorff Logistics Coordinator
Our Logistics Manager, Milos Visnijic, has excelled in every position and has always demonstrated the highest level of customer support to all of his clients. With over 10 years of experience in the logistics field, there’s nothing Milos has not seen and has not been able to overcome.Milos Visnjic Senior Logistics Specialist
Stephen Ladd has been with NTS and Heavy Haulers for over four (4) years with thousands of successfully completed deliveries and satisfied customers. Stephen has a business degree and certified in computer technology. Stephen has been praised by his customers for delivering on his promises along with offering top notch customer service, especially when working on time sensitive orders.Stephen Ladd Logistics Coordinator
Chris Kyle has been a logistics coordinator with Nationwide Transport Services since 2014 and is the branch manager of our Cape Coral, FL office. Chris specializes in moving all types of freight, both legal and over dimensional; as well as construction / agricultural equipment and personal automobiles.Chris Kyle Cape Coral, FL Branch Manager
Sam Duncan is proof that one can love coming in to work! Sam always comes in to the office with the positive energy required to get the job done and he’s never too busy to take or return a phone call to ensure customer satisfaction. Native Floridian that grew up in Miami so he's used to the fast pace hussle.Sam Duncan WPB, FL Branch Manager