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How to Do Dropshipping during Chinese New Year ?

Chinese New Year is on the corner. For many old hand dropshippers, they knew well about the impact of the Chinese Spring Festival and will prepare it in advance. For some newbies, we will start from the beginning to explain what’s the Spring Festival and how it will impact your dropshipping business. If you are already familiar with these, just jump to the last part-how to cope with Spring Festival.

What’s the Spring Festival?

Spring Festival is the traditional Chinese festival for the Chinese New Year for about 23 days. People will go back home reunion with their family members to celebrate this holiday together. And the Statutory holidays are 7 days from 11th to 17th February this year.

How will the Chinese Spring Festival Impact Dropshipping Business?

Normally, factories will start their holidays 10-15 days earlier than statutory holidays, so the workers will have enough time to go home and reunite with their families. We can count factories will gradually start to close in late January. And factories begin to resume work gradually around 19th February. But most of the workers haven’t back to factories at that time, so manufacturers can only ship out products that have inventories in their warehouses. The Spring Festival holiday finishes on 26th February this year and the factories will gradually back to normal by that time.
The shutdown of the factories in China will, for sure, cause a delay in order fulfillment. This means even you have orders come in, and you process them on CJ. Usually, our purchasing team members will go to place orders in 1688 or with local suppliers. Still, due to the holiday break, the regular supplier for your products might not have the products you ordered this time because their factory is closed. So CJ staff will have to spend more time contacting the seller that their factory hasn’t closed and have the products stocked. There also can be cases that our team finally finds a supplier that has stock, but the local logistics have shut down. Due to the worsening of China’s epidemic right now, we can predict that factories might close earlier than the expected day this year and the restoration date will have a great chance to be prolonged. That’s why we sincerely suggest you pre-stock products in our warehouses to avoid out of stock.

Transportation wise, according to previous years, international logistics will stop collecting parcels during the holiday, and DHL will function normally regardless of holidays. However, this year we haven’t heard any news from DHL for Spring Festival arrangements and other international logistics will remain the same in past years. The good news is the ePacket from China to overseas countries will normally transport during the holiday this year and the transit time isn’t too bad. However, due to the shortage of workforce during the holiday, parcels’ shipping information might not be updated in time.

How to Cope with this Break?

On our side, CJ will take seven days off, same as statutory holidays from 11th to 17th February. We have arranged some staffs on duty during the seven days holiday to ensure the operation of CJdropshipping. Except for the 11th February night, which is Chinese new year’s eve will be no one on duty. Other times, all of the departments will arrange for staff to work during the holiday. If you have any concerns or questions, you can still contact our agent in the chat room or other contact methods like Skype, Whatsapp, and Email. Our sourcing team will also work at home to ensure your sourcing needs. However, the sourcing time may take longer than usual.

And this year, our China warehouses staffs will still be working to ensure orders can be dispatched during break time. 30 people in Jinhua warehouse, 22 people in Yiwu warehouse and 8 people in Shenzhen warehouse, in a total of 60 people from China warehouse will be standby to fulfill your orders during the holiday. And our overseas warehouses won’t be affected, and all the order dispatch will remain normal.

On the dropshipper side, we suggest selling products from our overseas warehouses. Or pre-stock products right now to our China warehouses or overseas warehouses. With the stocked goods, you won’t worry about order fulfillment during the holiday. With the ePacket shipping and pre-stocked products, you will survive this dropshipping winter. Especially when other dropshippers are anxious about how to fulfill orders and don’t know how to deal with customer complaints, you can sit and relax, waiting for us to dispatch your orders. Otherwise, you will have to put an extended shipping time on your website, try to diminish the impact.

Final Words

Less than 2 weeks to the point that factories will gradually all closed. If you are planning pre-stock products, you may need to hurry up your time. From our latest news, more and more factories have advanced their holiday to 15th January due to the worsening of China’s epidemic situation. Don’t wait until the last minute to stock inventories. Let’s survive this dropshipping winter together

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Dropshipping Business Earthquake, after one of the dropshipping tools Shopmaster shut down. Oberlo is shutting down too. Dropshippers have to find alternatives.

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Oberlo Is Shutting Down – What Are the Best Alternatives to Oberlo?
CJ Dropshipping
May 17, 2022
Oberlo Is Shutting Down – What Are the Best Alternatives to Oberlo?
What should dropshippers do?
What are the best Oberlo alternatives?
1. DSers
2. CJ Dropshipping
3. NicheDropshipping
4. Spocket
5. Printify
Today we got breaking news for dropshippers. Oberlo, one of the most well-known apps on Shopify will officially close its entry on June 15th, 2022.

Oberlo has been a successful dropshipping app. It provides a convenient method for store owners to fulfill orders with AliExpress.

Among all the various dropshipping apps on the market, Orberlo has got a great reputation in the community. It has helped countless people become successful entrepreneurs.

However, the sites will officially shut down on June 15th. For the people who are currently on a paid Oberlo subscription plan, they can cancel it now and get a refund.

What should dropshippers do?
There are many possibilities for Oberlo to make such a decision. And shutting down the Oberlo app doesn’t mean the Oberlo company is going to shut down.

We will talk about this topic in our latest articles and share some insights about the dropshipping industry in the short future.

For now, Oberlo will shut down soon. If you are one of the entrepreneurs who have been using Oberlo, you need to think about what to do next and find a solution for the incoming event as soon as possible.

In this article, we will present some best dropshipping sites as alternatives for Oberlo. If you wish to take this challenge as an opportunity with a new service provider, this is the chance.

If you are not using Oberlo, the event may also lead you to some deep thoughts about the industry. In case your current supplier or service provider got the same situation in the future, preparing in advance is always a good choice.

What are the best Oberlo alternatives?
1. DSers
On the official Oberlo FAQ page, Oberlo has suggested the users migrate to a trusted Shopify partner, DSers.

DSers is a dropshipping app that provides multistore management. You can use it to manage most dropshipping platforms such as Shopify, Wix, and Woocommerce.

Just like Oberlo, DSers allows you to sync orders from your store to AliExpress and then fulfill the orders in a more convenient way.

Also, you can use DSers to source the products on AliExpress. Instead of sourcing products on your own, using DSers will save you a lot of time to locate the specific product you want among the massive category.

In addition, DSers is also available for data transferring from Oberlo. If you wish to migrate your Oberlo account data to DSers, you can do it directly on the Oberlo admin home page.

What makes DSers unique?
Good Chrome extension
Multiple store order manage
Optimizing sourcing time
Allow data migration from Oberlo
Good chrome extension
Still, DSers is not the best choice if you wish to save your budget and justify the cost. This is because if you want to fully use the functions of DSers to manage more than 3 stores, you will need to subscribe to the paid plan first.

2. CJ Dropshipping
CJ Dropshipping is a one-stop dropshipping platform that provides a complete Dropshipping service.

The service of CJ dropshipping covers sourcing, shipping, order management and even filming ad videos.

CJ Dropshipping has both features of Oberlo and AliExpress, you can find products that come from various international suppliers at cheap prices on the site. By using this sourcing feature, you can easily find better suppliers different from AliExpress.

If you need some information about the recent trendy products or best-selling products, you can also explore the trendy products recommendation columns on the CJ Dropshipping site. Every season there will be brand new innovative products for you to choose from.

Besides, the overall shipping time of CJ Dropshipping is faster than AliExpress suppliers. This is because many suppliers on CJ Dropshipping got their own international warehouses.

Also, if your business volume is big, you can actually have your own private inventory in CJ warehouses. Then your orders can be shipped out within 1 to 2 days.

If you are not only looking for a store integration service provider but also suppliers with better prices, CJ Dropshipping will be a good choice for you. Unlike other paid-to-use platforms, most functions on CJ Dropshipping are completely free to use.

What makes CJ Dropshipping unique?
Free sourcing for better suppliers
Trendy products recommendation
Faster shipping time than AliExpress
International warehouses
Bulk order management
Various extended services (POD, Photography)
3. NicheDropshipping
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When you want to search for any products with better quality or price, you can directly consult the agents of NicheDropshipping to find the product you want.

If some products got higher prices than you expected, you can also negotiate with the agents. Agents of Niche dropship are also professional in getting the best quotation from the suppliers.

Besides, Niche Dropshipping got international warehouses in both China and the USA. So if your market is in the US and you wish to optimize the processing time of the products, you can also choose to bulk purchase the products to stock in their USA warehouse. Once products are stocked in the USA, shipping and processing time can be amazingly fast.

In addition, the photography service is available if you wish to see the actual quality of the products. You can also request photos or videos for advertisement usage. But keep in mind this service is paid, the cost will depend on your request content.

What makes NicheDropshipping unique?
Free product sourcing quote
China & USA warehouses
Automated dropshipping service
Photography service
4. Spocket
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Most of the suppliers on Spocket are from the USA & the EU. This special feature makes it an excellent tool to search for products within the US and the EU.

The best thing about domestic suppliers is the shipping time. If you buy products from domestic suppliers, shipping will only need takes 2-5 days to deliver. This is why international warehouses are also recommended by other dropshipping platforms

Still, the limitation of domestic suppliers is the product variety. If your wish to expand your business, you will need to explore more international supplier platforms.

If your target market is in the US or in the EU, Spocket is a great choice for you to find the supplier you prefer to work with.

What makes Spocket unique?
Available US & EU suppliers
High-quality products with samples
Winning products recommendation
Support multiple platforms (Shopify, Woocommerce, Wix)
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