drop shipping


drop shipping
drop shipping UK US noun [U] (also drop shipment) COMMERCE, TRANSPORT
an arrangement in which a manufacturer sends products directly to buyers at the request of businesses who advertise and sell the products but do not stock them: »

Online sellers can use drop shipping as a way of minimizing stock and decreasing shipping costs and delivery times.

drop ship verb [I or T] (-pp-)
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Some of our items are drop shipped from the manufacturer's warehouse.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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