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Shipping methods that will increase your dropshipping profit margin in 2018

We are going to reveal the No. 1 secret to a profitable dropshipping business that 7-figure dropshippers do not tell you in this article and how you can get access to it.

Many drop shippers default to e-Packet when it comes to choosing a shipping method.  Or rather, Aliexpress default to e-Packet when it comes to sending products to your customer.  They present e-Packet as the default shipping method that you can receive “FREE SHIPPING”, but don’t be fooled, that FREE SHIPPING can become very costly.

  1. First of all, shipping is never “FREE”, let’s take a look at an example.

If the product cost is $2.00, and epacket cost $6.00, Aliexpress vendors usually present the product cost as $8.00 + FREE shipping.

Now imagine, when you have a customer that orders multiple items, instead of paying 2 x $2.00 for product and $8.00 for shipping due to the increase in weight = $2 + $2 + $8 = $12, you have to pay shipping twice with the “FREE SHIPPING” in Aliexpress 2 X($8 + FREE Shipping)= $16.00.

Cjdropshipping, on the other hand, will consolidate all the products and send it in one package, and shipping is dependent on the destination country and the product’s weight.

Continuing on with the example above, you will pay $12.00 with CJDropshipping and $16.00 with Aliexpress. 

You see how costly FREE SHIPPING on Aliexpress becomes for your dropshipping business?

  1. Secondly, e-Packet takes a long time to get to destination countries. Your package’s e-Packet journey will mostly be like this:

 

Day 1 CHINA, Received item from Sender (Outbound) 🙂

 

Day 2 – Day 24 No tracking updates, WTF is going on? #%^$%^&^*!!

 

Day 25 Delivered! 😀

 

  1. Finally, as US and China is entering into a trade war, e-Packet is raising its price and will no longer be the best alternative for dropshippers. Especially as we enter into the peak season of 2018 starting in October, rooms on planes will be pre-booked, all the packages are fighting to get on the first plane they can get on so they can be delivered on time.

CJ Dropshipping is well aware of all the problems above, and we have partnered up with some of the best international shipping carriers to dropship your orders without breaking your bank.  You might not hear of these shipping methods before, but these shipping methods are well known in China’s international logistics arena.

Below I will present these shipping methods, their costs, and the delivery times to the United States.

Please note that all these can be found at app.cjdropshipping.com for free.  You can play around with the calculator to find details on other countries.  Follow the tutorial to get to the shipping calculator: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-_RH415UkM

 

Destination country: USA; Weight: 200g

Shipping Method Shipping Cost Delivery Time
ePacket 3.88 7-20 days
SF Express + 3.63 10-16 days
YanWen 4.18 3-20 days
USPS+ 6.05 2-5 days
DHL 18.18 3-7 days

CJ’S EPACKET DROPSHIPPING DELIVERY TIME FRAME – 13 DAYS

 

Alternative shipping method

CJ’S SF EXPRESS DROPSHIPPING DELIVERY TIME FRAME: 4 DAYS

 

 

 

* A note on Yanwen's shipping method, its dropshipping delivery time is usually faster than epacket and the price is very comparable to epacket, especially to UK and popular European countries

CJ’S YANWEN DROPSHIPPING DELIVERY TIME FRAME: 9 DAYS  – * A note on Yanwen’s shipping method, its dropshipping delivery time is usually faster than epacket and the price is very comparable to epacket, especially to UK and popular European countries.  This recent addition of dropshipping method is very popular among CJdropshipping’s customers in the recent months.

 

CJ’s USPS+ DROPSHIPPING DELIVERY METHOD: 5 DAYS

 

CJ’S DHL DROPSHIPPING DELIVERY TIME FRAME: 4 DAYS

 

If you are interested in learning more about alternative dropshipping shipping methods, please head over to app.cjdropshipping.com and chat with one of our sales agents.

Having a  stable dropshipping method that is faster than the default epacket method will definitely let your dropshipping store excel in gathering customer satisfaction, makes your store stand out, and increase your store’s reputation and sales dramatically.

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