Based on Elksourcing dropshipping experience in the past years, now we focus on more to help dropshipping provide personalized dropshipping service, faster processing and delivery time and solve aftersale issues for better user experience, in this case we can bind our business to grow together for a long time partnership.
Elksourcing do not suggest trending products or best seller products based on our existing clients as that’s confidential for our clients, furthermore, the trending products have good sales in other stores not necessarily have good sales in your store. Thus product selection is the basical works you should study online and test yourself.
However, if you want to sell niche products or general products in your store, we can help you source or suggest some quality dropshipping suppliers based on our experience.
Elksourcing could help you maximumly reduce the dropshipping delivery time from 1688 Taobao, however, if you want to reduce dropshipping time to 5 to 8 days you may need to optimize your dropshipping mode as you may need to wholesale goods from 1688 Taobao and store in Elksourcing warehouse, in this case we can save delivery time and processing time to help you ship orders from China.
If you only have very few items in your store with stable sales, you can wholesale from 1688 at cheaper price and stock in Elksourcing warehouse, we can ship the same day once you have orders, it greatly help you reduce the delivery time. If you have multiple items in your store, then you can stock the best seller producets, that’s the same.
Also you can offer paid courier service in your store, DHL FedEx also could deliver worldwide within 3 to 5 days, however, the product cost in your store should be higher.
Generally 1688 Taobao suppliers take 3 to 4 days to deliver the products to Elksourcing warehouse if they have stock, Elksourcing warehouse takes 1 days to process the orders and ship from China, the small package line usually takes 5 to 15 days ship from China to UK, EU and USA, Canada etc.
Compared to Aliexpress standard shipping, dropshipping from 1688 Taobao usually faster during the pandemic period.
Basically there are 4 kinds of cost when you dropship from 1688 Taobao, product cost, domestic shipping cost, service fee and international shipping cost.
The product cost you can see directly on the dropshipping supplier product page, domestic shipping cost is the shipping cost for product ship from supplier to agent warehouse, it usually listed on the product page, service fee is a fixed fee charged by Elksourcing for the dropshipping service we offered, international shipping cost is the product ship from China to clients home.
When you need to estimate dropshipping cost, you will need to confirm the above 4 costs with Elksourcing, then you will know the dropshipping profit margin.
There are usually 2 ways to source products on 1688 Taobao, photos and keywords search. With photo search on 1688 Taobao you may find exactly the same product dropshipping suppliers, with keyword search you may need to take more time to filter and optimize your keywords, then you can sort by price to find cheaper suppliers.
However, when we dropship from 1688 Taobao price isnt the only criterion, quality should be also concerned. Due to the large number of sellers on 1688 taobao, the competition is sufficient and the price closely related to product quality, thus when we filter suppliers we should focus on the product sales, secondary purchase rates, product reviews etc. instead of price only.
Currently dropshippers may have language, payment, quality, shipping and other issues dropship from 1688 Taobao directly due to the 2 platforms mainly focus on China market. The whole 1688 Taobao process is complicated for dropshippers caused time and money cost very high.
Elksourcing provides one step 1688 Taobao dropshipping service include sourcing, purchasing, QC, label branding, repacking, barcode, inventory and warehousing, pick pack, shipping and tracking upload as well as aftersale etc. With Elksourcing agent service you can easily dropship from 1688 Taobao and focus on your store marketing activities to save cost.
I genuinely like working together with Cherie. She is very organized and working at a fast pace. Communication has been outstandingly clear and easy compared to many other agents. Keep up the good work!
Great communication. Fast turnaround and active support. Goods haven’t areived yet as it takes a bit but sourcing with help of Cherie is definatelly easier! Recommend!!
It was a pleasure working with Ac_Cherie. Instant responses to questions and posts. Very fast order execution. A nice result of the work. Thank you very much for your cooperation and I recommend it for future projects
Cherie has done an excellent job. Quickly and reliably she helped me to find the right partners in China that I definitely would not have found without her help. Absolutely recommendable.
Very efficient service, quick and easy communication. She went above and beyond to help and expedite the process. Very happy with the service.
After trying a number of Sellers for sourcing and negotiation, the search is over. I hugely appreciate, am so impressed with the value, the clear/detailed communication, and the organized presentation. This is precisely what I was looking for and I look forward to working with Cherie in the future.
Outstanding, great seller, very responsive and will do everything to help you. Highly recommend.
Excellent service and reasonable price, will look for him again, great seller
She is very trustworthy and professional! I love her!