Dropshipping is a growing industry and has becoming a very viable way for people to start making money online with little capital.
For the folks new to this, dropshipping is a supply chain technique that allows you sell products without having to ever handle the inventory. The supplier(dropshipper) you work with will ships the item directly to your customer on your behalf. The great thing about dropshipping is that you won’t have to warehouse any inventory or even purchase it prior to selling it. Dropshipping also reduces your workload because the packaging and shipping is handled by the dropshipper. In summary, dropshipping is a low capital and low-risk alternative; great for the little guys like you and me to easily start selling online.
The key thing about dropshipping is to find a reliable dropshipper. One of the main complaints with dropshipping is the limited control you have over your inventory. Dropshippers can run out of stock or discontinue selling a product. This is why some people may rather handle the inventory themselves and stay away from dropshipping all together. There are however lots of reliable dropshippers out there, you just got to do your research.