To send merchandise directly from the manufacturer or distributor to the end user after purchasing the item at a retail store or website. The world of online shopping (e-commerce) caused a marked increase in drop shipping.
Drop shipping allows online retailers and auction sellers to send orders placed through their online stores to manufacturers, distributors or major warehouses, who in turn "drop ship" the items directly to the retailer's customers -- essentially handling the order fulfillment for the retailer.
Impressive Products utilizes direct marketing, via a combination of mass media exposure and internet marketing, and has pioneered methods of drop shipping, allowing a turn-around time of less than 12 hours of receiving a customer order, to actually shipping that particular order.
Bindery capabilities are numerous -- both saddle stitch and perfect binding are options at Delta and warehousing and distribution facilities can help in managing inventory or drop shipping to many different destinations.
Utilizing a state-of-the art computer processing system, Nordis Direct is able to quickly process and analyze these complex mail and logistics algorithms to determine if a client's mail qualifies for drop shipping services.
That's right, Sales Concierge starting September 21, 2004, can provide a personalized shopping experience for each customer, or guest, as Of Americana calls them, including complimentary refreshments, monogramming, drop shipping, gift-wrapping, special orders and consultation for personal or business gift selections.