Definition of drop-ship in English:

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drop-ship

Pronunciation: /drɒpˈʃɪp/

verb (drop-ships, drop-shipping, drop-shipped)

[with object]
Provide (goods) by direct delivery from the manufacturer to the retailer or customer: we drop-ship 2,955 bestselling speciality products [no object]: I drop-ship to your customers
More example sentences
  • You can save your customer extra shipping charges by drop-shipping the ammo from the factory to the training facility.
  • At lunch in Chicago with an executive of one of the industry's megadistributors, however, he gets nowhere with his bid for a major drop-ship deal.
  • He describes his company's market space precisely: ‘We target companies that need strong project accounting, as well as the ability to do distribution of products - specifically, nonstock, drop-shipped, serial-numbered items.’

Derivatives

drop shipment

noun
Example sentences
  • Via drop shipment, you can sell first-rate merchandise on your site and make a healthy profit, but without actually having to stock and ship product.
  • According to Turner, the trend in fluid milk is moving away from DSD towards palletized delivery and drop shipment delivery.

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