Many imaging dealers and office products resellers are challenged with order fulfillment: it can be expensive to store and manage inventory, and shipping orders can be time consuming, expensive and frustrating.
Blind drop shipping may be an excellent option to accelerate and streamline the order to delivery process for your customers by letting ARLINGTON ship your orders directly to them so you can avoid warehousing when you don’t need to.
What Is Blind Drop Shipping?
The term blind drop shipping means that the customer is blind to the fact that the product has been shipped from the distributor and not the dealer/reseller they bought it from. With blind drop shipping, you’re still selling products directly to your customer, they’re just delivered by us; for example with your company information on the package, so it looks like it was shipped from you. Our name or contact information does not appear anywhere on, or in, the package.
The Benefits of Blind Drop Shipping
Blind drop shipping offers resellers and dealers a viable, cost-effective solution for getting their orders out quickly and accurately.
Here are three of the top reasons imaging dealers tell us they prefer blind drop shipping:
- Save Time and Money: With a few avoidable steps removed from the traditional process, the dealer doesn’t have to receive, warehouse, and re-ship the product to the end user.
- Improved Cashflow: You don’t need to buy a product until a customer has made a purchase. ARLINGTON becomes your virtual warehouse so you can save on inventory and space required.
- Scalability: When you blind drop ship, the work falls onto ARLINGTON’s shoulders as your nation-wide blind drop distribution partner. If your sales unexpectedly increase or you need to deliver products to 10 locations throughout the United States, your workload won’t change. This means fewer pains fulfilling orders as your business needs and the geography of your customers change.
ARLINGTON has earned an enviable reputation for delivering the right product to the right location at the right time. Our state-of-the-art facilities allow us to process your orders faster and deliver them to your customers from coast to coast. That means faster delivery and you’ll get paid sooner. Want to know more about blind drop shipping opportunities for your business? Contact your ARLINGTON representative today!