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This article applies to: ML v7, ML8, MultiStore

Configuring Drop Shipping

I need to configure my store for drop shipping, so distributors are notified when a purchase is made.

1 - Create one or more distributors through the admin site, under the Distributors menu

2 - Assign the products you want to drop ship to a distributor by selecting the appropriate entry from the “Distributor:” dropdown menu on the Edit Product page in the admin site

3 - Configure your email AppConfigs (if not already done). Information on doing so can be found at http://manual.aspdotnetstorefront.com/p-1181-how-do-i-configure-my-store-to-send-emails.aspx

4 - Notify the Distributor of new orders. This can be done either manually for each order, or automatically:

Manually – Set the “DelayedDropShipNotifications” AppConfig to true and click the “Send Distributor Email(s)” button on the order in the admin site.
Automatically – Set the “DelayedDropShipNotifications” AppConfig to false.

NOTE: For orders containing products with different distributors, multiple emails will be sent. Each distributor sees on his portion of the order.