Pre-ordering inventory means that you order products in advance and store them in Nihao Dropshipping’s warehouse. When a customer buys that product in your store, Nihao will ship it to you faster (because of the elimination of product handling time).
Step One: Order Products In Advance
- Find products on the Nihao Dropshipping website
- Add them to the Cart
- Go to your Cart and click the CHECKOUT NOW button
- Choose the option You can have an inventory to shorten the processing time of your orders. And you can see the shipping fee is 0.
- Click the PLACE ORDER NOW button to pay for the products.
Once finished, you can see this inventory in My NiHao>Stock.
Step Two: Use Inventory In Your Dropshipping Order
When a customer places an order that has the product in it, you can use the stock.
Go to the Your Store Orders section, find orders with in-stock products and add them to your cart.
Then go to the Cart section, choose the orders and pay for them.
We keep the Use Private Inventory option checked by default on the payment page if you have that product in stock. If you do not want to use inventory for the order, you can also uncheck the box.
If payment is successful, the inventory for that product will be used (it will be displayed in the Used section).
If the order is not paid for in a timely manner, the inventory for that product will be locked. You can pay for that order again to use the inventory.
FAQ about Pre-order Inventory
Q: Do I need to pay for pre-order inventory first or only when I use pre-order inventory?
A: You need to pay for the inventory first. We will only store the product in our warehouse if you pay for it.
Q: How much do I need to pay for pre-order inventory?
A: You only need to pay for the product. We do not charge for storage and shipping to the Nihao warehouse.