It can be frustrating to track down Canadian dropshipping companies. Most Canadian retailers and wholesalers haven’t caught on to the opportunity, or they dismissed it long before it was the feasible fulfillment option it is today. International companies that serve Canadian sellers are much more plentiful.
Print-on-demand products are exactly what the name implies. A range of customizable products, from t-shirts to mugs, are offered by manufacturers for drop shipping to your customers. You can sell within Canada or in other countries with equal ease. You don’t have to invest in inventory or deal with shipping headaches. Without inventory storage to […]
Drop shipping is becoming a popular option for Canadian and international online sellers. In many countries, wholesale suppliers and distributors have recognized the opportunity and found success after implementing a drop shipping program. Entire businesses have been built around the demand, in fact, from distribution networks to apps.
As Canadian entrepreneurs embrace third-party product fulfillment, drop shipping and print-on-demand (POD), the call for domestic fulfillment options has grown louder. Similar to the classic drop shipping model, print-on-demand means that wholesale items are made-to-order at the request of an online merchant, and then delivered directly to their customer.
Canadian online retailers and individual sellers are eagerly pursuing the opportunities that drop shipping brings, only to hit a brick wall when it comes to finding Canadian wholesalers/manufacturers/distributors who offer drop shipping services.
Online sellers, be they individuals or larger companies, sometimes reject drop-shipped order fulfillment because they’re concerned about the management of returns. It’s becoming easier to process returned merchandise, as both the suppliers and sellers work towards simplifying the process. At this point, it’s not much more convoluted than handling returns from direct-to-consumer sales.
It’s no secret that Canadian businesses have been slower to embrace eCommerce than some other countries. One reason they give for this is being intimidated by competitors, not the least of which are huge marketplaces like Amazon and eBay. Additionally, they’re intimidated by eCommerce and entering an entirely different sales environment.