The shipping cost is absolutely one of the biggest concern when dropship from China as the shipping cost doesn\’t cheap. Small business especially the beginners who drop ship from China prefer the cheapest way for goods shipping from China to keep their goods price more competitive. Among all the courier service shipping from China, China post airmail, ePacket and E-ems are the most popular dropshipping delivery courier widely used in the cross border eCommerce business. Which is the best way for goods dropshipping from China among China post airmail, ePacket and E-ems?
Advantages and disadvantages of China post airmail for goods dropshipping from China
Low shipping rates. China post is the cheapest way for goods dropshipping from China, the shipping rates is low and first weight is 50 g, continue weight is 1 g;
Worldwide delivery. China post airmail takes advantage of the post office worldwide to deliver goods, as long as there has a post office near you, the package can be delivered.
multiple dropshipping platform supported. China post airmail currently support Amazon, eBay, Shopify, Wish as well as many dropshipping platforms, small business could import and export orders freely.
Slow delivery. The cons of China post airmail for dropshipping is that the goods delivery usually takes more than 1 month, sometimes it may take around 3 months.
Unstable. Since the delivery takes too long time, the package lost rates is higher than other courier service.
No compensation. You cannot get compensation once the package lost.
In addition, there are also weight volume restrictions for China post airmail dropshipping from China.
Advantages and disadvantages of ePacket for goods dropshipping from China
Affordable. ePacket is designed for cross border dropshipping business. It starts with 50 g then continue with 1 g, the shipping cost as low as 0.02 yuan/g to 0.09 yuan/g based on different countries;
Faster delivery. Compare to China post airmail, ePacket delivery is faster, it usually takes 10 to 20 working days delivery worldwide;
Can be tracked. Like EMS and other courier service, ePacket also have tracking number to track the goods delivery status.
In addition, ePacket can be perfectly integrated with eBay, Wish and Aliexpress platforms, easy to operate.
Country restriction. Currently ePacket only supports goods dropship from China to USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore and other 29 countries, which means it doesn\’t available all countries in the world.
Thus if you want to dropship with ePacket from 1688 and Taobao you should check whether your clients country under ePacket delivery range, also you can select your target clients based on ePacket delivery countries as they are the most active countries dropship from China.
Except the country restriction, there are also weight volume restrictions of ePacket. You may check carefully then confirm goods volume weight before dropshipping.
Advantages and disadvantages of E-ems for goods dropshipping from China
Similar to ePacket, E-ems is also designed for cross border eCommerce shipping from China, but it focuses on heavy weight with large volume goods, it\’s a kind of supplement of ePacket.
Fast delivery. Compare to China post airmail and ePacket, E-ems is the fastest way for goods dropship from China, it usually takes 5 to 10 working days for goods ship worldwide.
Larger weight and volume. Unlike the 2 kg weight restriction of ePacket and China post airmail, E-ems supports 20 kg to 50 kg goods shipping from China with bigger volume.
Besides, it is relatively stable and safe due to its fast delivery compared to China post airmail and ePacket. It also can be integrated with Wish, Shopify and eBay, Aliexpress platforms.
Country restriction. E-ems only supports dropship from China to 18 countries include USA, Canada, UK, Spain, India, Taiwan etc.
High cost. Compared to China post airmail and ePacket, the shipping rates of E-ems is high.
When you choose E-ems dropship from China, you should check its delivery countries and shipping rates to evaluate the dropshipping cost.
After you compared the pros and cons of China post airmail, ePacket and E-ems, you may know the best way for goods dropship from China.