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Hi Tech Gadgets Seller Tips: Know The International Holidays To Avoid Unforeseen Delays

Author : Rose Li

Hi tech gadgets are very hot items in most parts of the world today because of the growing popularity and preference for online retailers and e-commerce, allowing people to order online and just wait for their products to be delivered directly to their threshold. This is related to the availability of low cost but high quality products sold by wholesalers and dropship suppliers from abroad, especially from China. Many of these suppliers offer products with no minimum orders, but still maintain wholesale prices a welcome factor for retailers.

This influx of Chinese dropship suppliers into the market is a big plus for dropship retailers with online stores and product entries in the popular eCommerce sites like eBay. Previously dropship vendors have is how to calculate and include the shipping cost of items in their product listings.

This problem is solved by most Chinese wholesale dropship suppliers and so much to offer free shipping to tech gadgets, especially smaller gadgets. Apart from this, many dropship suppliers to provide ways on how retailers can get a simple estimate of the shipping cost that they can explain their buyers and avoid problems.

However, the problem with shipping from countries like China occurs when orders are placed during a particular vacation. This will cause big problems for you as a dealer as extended holiday will result in significant delays in the delivery of dine products that will eventually create problems and complaints from your customers. Prevent these problems from occurring, the appropriate use of the international agenda and the following will show you how.

Dropship dealers and international holidays

Resellers have a gold mine in getting goods from China and sell online drop ship deliveries. There is no reason to maintain status as a supplier to ship products directly to your customer under your name. The problem happens during the holidays from your products home, in this case China, as Chinese holidays do not necessarily coincide with your end customers holiday schedule, and will create significant delays and lots of problems.

There are special holidays in China, where factories and businesses close. This includes manufacturers and wholesalers of your tech gadgets and dropship suppliers are also located in China. Orders fall within these holidays or after a certain cut-off period will not be processed until the companies re-open. Accept such orders would be a fatal mistake since it would only result in lengthy delays in delivery.

The best way for you to avoid this is to know the big holiday in China, or from any other countries you will receive your products. In China, the big weekends below. Note that some dates are not fixed so it would be best for the actual data from your suppliers to confirm.

Holiday Date Duration
New Year January 1 1 day
Chinese New Year 1st Day of 1st Lunar Month (Feb) 12 days
Qingming Festival 5th Solar Term (April) 1 day
Workers' Day May 1 1 day
Dragon Boat Festival 5th day of 5th lunar month (June) 1 day
Mid-Autumn Festival 15th day of 8th lunar month (Sep) 1 day
National Day October 1 3 to 5 days

To prevent delays and problems of delivery to your customers

To prevent delivery delays and delivery problems with your clients by using international calendar to your advantage. Know when your vacation will take place can give you a basis for when you can put the cut-offs for orders made. You may say that the orders before a cut-off period will be assured delivery on time. For orders made after the cut-off, clearly indicate that your customers can expect shipment delays due to international holidays.

You can also start stocking up on your hottest selling products like what you would do after the Christmas break. Put the buffer stock, you can still take orders and deliver items on time, even during international breaks.

To ensure that you have an accurate calendar, work with dropship suppliers and get confirmation on the exact vacation dates, and their drop dead delivery times. If possible, you should also subscribe to their newsletters to RSS feeds so you can get notified of date and no-work schedules.

Dropship resale is one of de more profitable online businesses available today, and this is even more lucrative with the availability of varmt sell high-tech gadgets. But like a drop ship distributor, you must be aware of the international calendar and holidays, so you can take the necessary steps to ensure that you have ample supply of your products and prevent delivery problems with your customers.

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