1) Demystifying Dropshipping Dropshipping is a retail model where businesses forward customer orders to a supplier, who then ships the products directly to the end customer. Odoo 17 simplifies and automates this model, making it a viable and attractive option for 3D printing enterprises.
2) Operational Efficiency Automation is at the heart of Odoo 17’s dropshipping feature. By reducing manual intervention, it minimizes errors, accelerates delivery times, and enhances customer satisfaction.
3) Centralization of Information Staying organized is effortless with all essential order, shipment, and customer data consolidated within Odoo 17. This central hub facilitates seamless communication among your teams, suppliers and customers.
IMPLEMENTING DROPSHIPPING IN ODOO 17 | A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE
Setting Up Supplier Accounts : Begin by creating supplier accounts for each of your suppliers within Odoo 17.
Product Listings Creation : Create listings for the products you intend to sell, detailing all necessary information.
Configuring Dropshipping Settings : Navigate to the Inventory tab within each product listing and select the Dropshipping option.
Testing the Process : Before going live, test the entire dropshipping process to ensure it operates seamlessly.
Consider a scenario where a customer orders a custom 3D-printed item.
The order details are automatically shared with your printing partner who prints and ships the item directly to the customer, while you can monitor the entire process within Odoo 17.