Dropshipping plus tracking on-hand inventory

CynergieStyle
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HI,

I'm new to Shopify and dropshipping.  I have set up everything with my supplier and it is all working well.  I expect that 95% of sales to be dropshipped.  However, there will be times when I will sell items that I have on hand.  Where I'm confused is how to go about keeping track of those items.  I see bits and pieces to the puzzle here and there but I suspect I'm missing a crucial key understanding to tie it all together!!  Are there any resources that address this specifically?  All assistance appreciated!!

Thanks in advance,

Sharon

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Hi @CynergieStyle 

 

Shopify Store supports multiple suppliers.  So you can sell products from any suppliers and your own inventory as well. 

 

 

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CynergieStyle
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@dropship_helps wrote:

Shopify Store supports multiple suppliers.  So you can sell products from any suppliers and your own inventory as well. 

 

 


Understood!  My question though is how do I set up my own on hand inventory.  Here's a more specific example. I have a tote bag available online that is dropshipped from Art of Where to customers.  But I ALSO have that same tote bag purchased wholesale from AofW in my possession.  i may sell them at an event, for instance.  i want to be able to use the POS app to sell and track those items.  I'm just a little stuck on how I make that happen.  Do I create separate product items for on hand inventory?  Or...? something else?

Thanks!

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Ofcourse Yes. You should create separate listing for your own inventory and the dropshipping product if it is the same product. 

 

But if I am a customer I may think about why the same product got two listings.  How will you solve this? 

 

 

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CynergieStyle
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Is the solution to only make the 'on hand' items available via POS?  

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