The Pros and Cons of Drop Shipping

Drop ship happens… more often than you’d think. More than 60% of MCM Outlook 2014 respondents said they drop ship merchandise they sell via their ecommerce site. While that may not come as a surprise, respondents said they have, on average, more than 20% of their SKUs drop-shipped to customers.

So what are the pros and cons of drop-shipping? S&S Worldwide Director of Distribution Mark Desrosiers shared his views on drop shipping with Multichannel Merchant Managing Editor Tim Parry last month during Operations Summit 2014.

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