Using Dropship Marketplace Add-On module when a customer places an order, the product is directly shipped from the nearest warehouse.
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Note- This module is an add-on of Webkul's Marketplace Module. To use this module, you must have purchased and installed Multi Vendor Marketplace first.
Dropshipping is a method which enables the store owner to own their e-commerce shop and reaching out to suppliers/wholesalers who take their orders and ship those orders to their customers. The store owners don’t have to house any inventory and don’t have to worry about any shipping costs or logistics.
Similarly, Dropship Marketplace Add-On module allows the sellers not to keep the products stocked in their store. Instead, all the products are stored in different warehouses across the region. So when a customer places an order, the product is directly shipped from the nearest warehouse instead of the store. Shipping rates will be calculated according to the warehouse origin address. Admin can assign warehouses to the products and can add shipping methods that the warehouse provides and during checkout buyer can choose those shipping methods.
The sellers also can add and manage multiple warehouses for a product with the quantity while adding and editing the product.
Use Case of Dropship Marketplace Add-On -
Dropship marketplace add on module is a premium extension for the sellers who create their own store and they don’t want to have a warehouse for the product, in this case dropshipping is super useful. That means whenever an order gets placed onto the e-commerce shop, shipment and order will be managed by warehouse manager. Therefore, the sellers can ship the products directly to the customer, eliminating shipping hassle and saving time.
The admin can set multiple shipping methods offered by dropship marketplace add on module and during checkout buyer can choose those shipping methods as per their choice.
Features of Dropship Marketplace Add-On -
- Easy to manage Store.
- Increase store efficiency.
- Easy to Ship product from various warehouses.
- Order shipping is easy using this module.
- Works in all custom Magento template.
- Admin can add/edit/delete warehouse.
- Admin can change the status of warehouse enable/disable.
- Buyer can select shipping method according to the warehouse in the same order on the checkout page.
- Warehouse manager can see their warehouse products.
- Vendors can also define which product belongs from which warehouse.
Workflow of Dropship Marketplace Add-On -
After the installation, the admin can configure the module settings like percent per product sale, set attribute set for the products, allow seller to manage orders, enable seller account and product approval, set captcha, set categories for the seller to add products, admin email id, set product types for the seller to add products, inventory settings etc.
After this, the admin can add/create warehouses for the products and can add shipping methods that the warehouse provides. Also, the admin can edit/delete/change the status of the existing warehouse. Further, the admin can assign warehouse for seller’s product or can assign multiple products to any particular warehouse at a time.
The sellers can assign warehouse to their products while adding and editing the products. The sellers can also upload shipping CSV for table rate shipping. After this, the customers can select the shipping method according to the warehouses on the checkout page. After selecting the shipping method, warehouse shipping will be updated and the customer can proceed to checkout.
The seller can check and manage the product’s order details for which the warehouse ship method is set. When the invoice gets created, the seller will enable the shipment of the product from the warehouse.
Warehouse manager can check the warehouse products details under Warehouse Products tab.
Benefits of Dropship Marketplace Add-On -
- Less overhead because of no storage need as the seller don’t keep any inventory of the products.
- If the seller’s current drop shipping warehouse doesn't play out that well, it's easier to change warehouse.
- The sellers can offer a significantly larger number of products to their customers as they don’t have to pre-purchase all the items they sell.
- With dropship marketplace add on module, the sellers don't need to invest in inventory, materials, tools, or anything else related to getting a product created.
- The prime feature is that the sellers can easily add or change up their product offerings.
- Highly scalable because the sellers don’t need to manually fulfill each order, it’s relatively easy to scale a drop shipping business.
- Location independence because the sellers don’t have to worry about fulfillment or maintaining the inventory by running a warehouse.
Demo - You can check the live demo here.
Release NotesBack to top
- Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 1.6 1.6.1 220.127.116.11 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
- Stability: Stable Build
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+ Easy to Ship product from various warehouses.
+ Order shipping becomes very easy by using this module.
+ Admin can add/edit/delete warehouse.
+ Admin can change status of warehouse enable/disable.
+ Buyer can select shipping method according to Warehouse in same order.
+ Shipping will be calculated according to the warehouse.
+ Vendor can select Warehouse during add new product.