Drop ship

Scale your drop ship program

Discover a better way to meet the increase in customer demand for more choice with efficient, scalable drop ship operations.

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Create a more agile supply chain

It’s never been harder to be a merchant, with disruptions in supply chains, digital native competitors eating at market share, and growing margin pressure and marketing costs.

By partnering with suppliers to fulfil goods on their behalf, businesses can build a more agile supply chain to expand their assortment while reducing the cost of holding inventory and break-free of warehouse and logistical constraints.

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Drop ship purpose-built for scale

Drop ship 2.0 is here. Reduce manual effort and improve drop ship program efficiency with advanced tools and automation designed to help you grow faster, expand assortment, and more easily manage products and vendors.

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  • Fast, flexible supplier onboarding

    Invite suppliers with self-service tools and multiple connectivity options that enable rapid onboarding of suppliers and their catalogs with little effort and even fewer resources.

  • AI-powered catalog optimization

    Machine learning algorithms identify and recommend the ideal category match, while bulk or automated approvals ensure high quality product content with less manual intervention.

  • Support supplier relationships at scale

    Advanced business rules support pricing validation to control your margins, while configurable order and payment workflows enable you to automate supplier management.

  • Supplier performance management

    Monitor suppliers across customer rating, order acceptance, time to ship, incident rate, and more. Set rules and alerts to automate for a consistent customer experience at scale.

Thierry Hay-Sabourin

With drop ship, it means that you’re in control of your assortment, pricing, and promotional strategies.

Thierry Hay-SabourinSVP eCommerce, Marketplace, & Technology, Best Buy Canada

Unified drop ship and marketplace operations

Enterprises can now easily scale dropship and marketplace programs together in a single platform. By combining operations, you can do more business with existing suppliers via dropship, while expanding into new categories with new third-party sellers with a marketplace.

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Vanessa StützleChief Digital Officer, Douglas

With the excellent support of our partner Mirakl, Douglas has become the leading beauty platform in Europe with more than 100,000 products. The partner program is a key strategic pillar of our platform strategy and an enabler for achieving sustainable success.


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