ShipAnt help you source Aliexpress Amazon trending products on 1688 Taobao and filter quality dropshipping supplier at lower cost, confirm product information and purchase based on your orders.
ShipAnt warehouse will check the product packaging, material, stains, flaws and help you remove supplier label tags to help you reduce aftersale dispute refund rates caused by product quality.
Private Label & Branding
ShipAnt could customize label, tag, sticker, card, letter, envelope, packaging bags or boxes to assist store private label brand marketing for higher secondary purchase rates and free social traffics.
Repacking & Barcode
The flawless or private label product will be repacked with new or brand packaging bags in good condition, then warehouse will barcode each repacked products with your store unique sku ID.
Warehousing & Inventory
ShipAnt warehouse scans both the product and warehouse shelf barcode with PDA device to record proudct inventory as well as warehouse shelf position into ERP system, the store real time inventory can be viewed.
ERP system shown the complete orders immediately after product inventory updated, then warehouse people print shipping labels, pick up orders from the shelf and consolidate multiple items into one package.
Shipping from China
Packages can be shipped from China via register air mail, ePacket, 4PX, Yunexpress, Yanwen, FedEx, DHL as well as other small package lines to worldwide countries, 3 to 15 days delivery and cost effective.
Products with flaws, stains, broken packaging will be returned from ShipAnt warehouse to supplier for exchanging or refund. ShipAnt also assists to check tracking and ask courier compensate for lost packages.
ShipAnt order fulfillment procedure
Different dropshippers have different order fulfillment requirements, The order fulfillment procedure are different for dropshipper who want to dropship from 1688 Taobao and the one who already have reliable dropshipping suppliers in China, thus ShipAnt mainly offers 2 kinds of order fulfillment services, 1688 Taobao dropshipping service and China supplier dropshipping service, the mainly difference between them are the sourcing purchasing service.
1688 Taobao dropshipping procedure
From the 1688 Taobao dropshipping procedure there are mainly 16 steps to dropship from 1688 Taobao, the total processing time usually 3 to 6 days, 2 to 4 days from supplier to Shipant warehouse, 1 to 2 days warehouse processing. The following are the explaination and works involved in the procedure：
Step 1. Shopify integration. Here it means selling platform integration, Shipant need to integrate the selling platform with ERP system to automate orders, of course, ShipAnt ERP system not just support Shopify, but also woocommerce, Amazon, eBay etc. We will need admin access to your store to integrate;
Step 2. Update orders. After store integration, ShipAnt ERP could update orders from your store to Warehouse regularly, the purchasing staff will check the lastest orders on daily basis;
Step 3. Sourcing purchasing. Shipant will help you source suppliers from 1688 Taobao and filter supplier based on sales, reviews, store credits etc. Then confirm with you the product price, after you confirmed we will purchase them; Meanwhile, we will check the pending orders supplier havent shipped on weekly basis if they out of stock;
During this step you will need to prepare some money for purchasing and shipping;
Step 4. Arrive Shipant warehouse. If the supplier have stock the products usually take 2 to 4 days arrive Shipant warehouse. We will confirm the package broken or not, product quantities, size and color and take photos to confirm with supplier if there has anything wrong;
Step 5. QC. Shipant warehouse people mainly check the product & packaging damage or not, flaws, material quality, stains, scratches etc. then pick out the products have flaws, for the flaws we can fixed we will wash or glue to make it in good condition, the rest we will take photos and confirm with 1688 Taobao supplier for return and exchange;
Step 6. Repacking. In the step Shipant warehouse will help dropshipper remove supplier packaging, remove supplier label, coupon code, QR code, thanks card etc. and repack with plain packaging if you didnt custom packaging;
Step 6.1. Custom label packaging. This service is for the dropshipper who have private label marketing requirements, we can help you customize label, tag, sticker, thanks card, coupon card as well as different packaging material printed your store logo;
Step 7. Barcode. For dropshipper store product quantities exceed 30 we will need to distinguish them with barcode, each product color size has a unique sku, Shipant warehouse will print the sku tag and stick on the product packaging. The more skus the more complicated warehouse order fulfillment procedure, thus we charge extra 1 yuan/100 products barcode fee if your store products exceed 100;
Meanwhile, when we integrate with your store please make sure each product sku is unique, we highly suggest you use Shopify app skugen to generate sku with rules combination;
Step 8. Update inventory and warehousing. Shipant staff will put the products in warehouse shelf and scan both of the product barcode and shelf barcode to record sku quantities and warehouse position in warehouse;
Step 9. Filter complete orders. After the inventory updated, ShipAnt staff will filter complete orders ready to ship;
Step 9.1 Split pending orders more than 2 weeks. Due to dropshipping mode hardly lock the supplier stock, for the pending orders 1 to 2 items havent arrived warehouse in 2 weeks we will split orders in case clients refund after waiting for long time, in addition, we will also follow up the supplier pending orders on weekly basis;
Step 10. Print shipping label. For the complete orders we will select the right shipping line, generate tracking number and print shipping label;
Step 10.1. Return tracking to Shopify. The tracking will be uploaded to Shopify automatically after we click fulfilled. However, if you dropship via Oberlo the tracking number cannot being uploaded to Oberlo directly, which means you will need to upload tracking and fulfill manually;
Step 11. Pick up in warehouse. The warehouse staff pick up the products based on the order list via PDA; Meanwhile the inventory automatically deducted;
Step 12. Confirm order. The products picked up from the warehouse will be confirmed again to make sure match the items in the order; orders dont match will be corrected;
Step 13. Pack. All the orders will be packed via plastic bags, foam bags, boxes via its products, weight and volume. Stick shipping labal and ready to ship;
Step 14. Shipping. The packages will be sent to different couriers each day, after they scanned they will be send to airport shipping from China;
Step 15. Update bill. All the product cost, shipping cost and service fee will be updated in the bill to send to dropshipper to confirm and pay;
Step 16. Aftersale. The aftersale mainly include package tracking, lost, broken, delayed, lost items, wrong items in the package etc. Dropshipper will need to provide photos from their clients, if it is warehouse responsibility we will afford reshipping, if it is courier responsibility we will help you contact courier, if it is wrong shipping info, client reject packages or something like that then dropshipper will need to afford the cost.
That’s the basic steps and procedures Shipant help dropshipper dropshipping from China 1688 Taobao. If you already have reliable dropshipping suppliers in China, the procedure will be much more easier.
China dropshipping supplier order fulfillment procedure
For dropshippers who already have reliable dropshipping supplier in China and only need label or pick pack service, ShipAnt order fulfillment procedure can be more easier. You can pay the Chinese suppliers directly to ask them ship to our warehouse, we signed the package, QC, update inventory then we can pick pack and ship directly, or you can bulk wholesale the best seller products and stock in our warehouse, which not only save order processing time but also save lots of money for the bulky price.
Wholesale procedure from 1688
If you need to wholesale from 1688 or other B2B wholesale websites in China, the service basically the same, just fewer than dropshipping as you wont need that much services.
Order inquiry. You will need to send us the products list wholesale from 1688, it can be in xls file, the content include product photo, links, color, size, quantities and budget price;
Sourcing purchasing. Shipant source based on the xls file you sent us and quote for you, after you confirmed the supplier product info you will need to send us the product cost plus our commissions. If the products weight and volume havent listed on supplier website or we cannot estimate precisely, then we will need to quote shipping after we packed all of them in warehouse. Once payment confirmed, we will order them from supplier;
Arrive Shipant warehouse. Once the products from different suppliers arrived, we will check the quantities respectively and see if there has anything broken;
Consolidate packing. Shipant warehouse will consolidate all the products from different suppliers together to ship in one shipment. In this way you can save lots of shipping cost; Then we will weight and measure volume to quote sea, air and train shipping cost;
Shipping from China. You can select the best way shipping from China based on delivery time, weight, volume and shipping rates to different countries. We will help you prepare the invoice and packing list, after you paid shipping cost, we will help you ship from China.