Drop shipping

Supply chain flashcard on Drop shipping. Drop shipping is a supply chain management method where the inventory does not flow through the retailer, which allows for the elimination of entire classes of costs. 'With drop shipping we can start an online store using only our savings!' The approach however puts numerous constraints on the offerings and makes harder to control the quality of service. 'Sounds broken! Most likely, sir. I bet it was something nice, though.' Image depicts a delivery agent tripping over a package labeled 'FRAGILE'. At the bottom there is a call to action: Dynamically mix drop shipping with other fulfillment methods to optimize profitability and quality of service.

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