If you have a good product and a great supplier, dropshipping is a great way to make money. This is easier to say than to do, though, because many suppliers don’t meet customers’ expectations in two ways:
- Quality of a product
- How on time shipments are
If you are dropshipping and your main market is Canada, it makes a lot of sense to find a supplier in Canada whose products are also in Canada. So, the Canadian supplier knows what kind of quality the market wants and can ship the items quickly.
We’ll look at a few dropshipping companies that are actually and physically in Canada. After that, you can decide which one fits your dropshipping business needs the best, and you can either contact them or sign up to use their services.
A supplier exchange website is Syncee. It’s also an app that can work with your Shopify store. The product has a free trial period of 14 days, but after that, you have to pay a subscription fee.
You can choose from ten plans, and the prices range from $19 to $699 per month.
After you sign up for a membership, you will be able to see its catalog of suppliers. The first thing you should do is look through the products and use the filter options to only see the ones that are sold in Canada. You can see a list of these products, their variations, their prices, their suggested retail prices, and how much money you can make by selling them.
Next, you’ll need to add them to your Shopify store and set the rules for pricing. The app has its own dashboard where you can automate tasks like uploading or updating product lists on a schedule you set.
You can upload products to your Syncee account and Shopify store even if the supplier is not in the Syncee database. All you have to do is upload a file in a format that Syncee can read, and the files’ contents will be in your Syncee account.
This company is based in Canada and makes eyewear as its main business. You can buy glasses for as little as $19, and you have a lot of choices, like contact lenses, sunglasses, branded frames, polarized lens types, and so much more.
You have to make an account before you can buy anything, and if you want to buy functional glasses or contact lenses, you also need a prescription.
After making an account, you can start selling the company’s products in your own store, and when you get an order, you can buy from them.
After you buy something, you’ll get a tracking number. The company also sells wholesale. If you choose to do this, you can make more money, but you have to buy in bulk and keep the inventory.
You can’t use an app from Coastal Contacts with your online store because it doesn’t have one. You have to manually copy and paste the pictures and product descriptions, and there is no system that will tell you if the product is out of stock or not.
SaleHoo is a site where international suppliers can trade with each other. It gives dropship business owners a long list of wholesalers and suppliers.
You have to pay a fee to use the services of the company. You can pay a monthly fee of $67 or a one-time fee of $27 to get access to the site for life.
Both types of accounts give you the same services and features. The only difference is how long you can use each one for. If you’re serious about your dropshipping business, it’s worth it to pay a one-time fee.
As a member, you’ll have access to the supplier directory, the Market Research Labs, the member forum where you can learn from other business people like you, and email support.
You have 60 days to ask for your money back if you are not happy.
SaleHoo has more than 2.5 million items from brands and sellers all over the world. As you use the supplier catalog, you can filter it to only show products and suppliers from Canada.
The product thumbnails will show you the SaleHoo price, which is the price you have to pay the supplier, the selling price online, and the possible profit you can make from that product.
SaleHoo has more than 8,000 suppliers, and Forbes, MSN, and other big websites have written about it, so you can be sure that this company does what it says it will do.
SaleHoo does not have an app that you can add to your online store. Instead, you need to use the SaleHoo directory to find a supplier with an app that makes it easy to add the products you choose to your online store.
This business has been in operation for more than 20 years. It’s mostly a wholesale business, but now it’s also a huge market place where dropshippers can be found.
There is a directory on the site for wholesalers and another one for dropshippers. You won’t have to pay for a membership to a middleman like SaleHoo, Oberlo, or other apps like them. You will instead talk to the supplier directly and work out the terms.
There are thousands of things here, like sports equipment, furniture, clothes, decorations for the home, and so much more. Once you have access to the list of suppliers, you should look for ones that are in Canada. Then, you can talk to this supplier about how you will handle orders.
The company also doesn’t have any apps you can add to your online store. Like with SaleHoo, you have to ask the supplier if they have apps that will automatically push their products and inventory to your online store.
You have to sign up for an account before you can use the directory. The first option is the Lifetime Plan, which costs $299. The second option is the Easy Plan, which costs $99. After that, you’ll pay two monthly payments of $110, which adds up to $319.
Beyond the Rack
This is a Canadian company that makes clothes for both men and women and sells them. Here, you’ll find last-minute sales and flash deals.
There are many well-known brands on the site, like Louis Vuitton, Ray-Ban, and many more. The prices can drop by up to 80%, which gives you a lot of room to make money.
There is no app on the site that you can add to your store. At the same time, it is both a wholesaler and a dropshipper. You need to keep an eye on whether or not the prices in the shop change, so that you can also change your prices from your store.
Spocket is an app that you can add to your store on either Shopify or WooCommerce. With this app, you’ll have access to a system that lets you find suppliers from any country.
After you sign up for an account, you can search for products on your dashboard. You must use the filtering system to make sure you only choose suppliers whose products are in stock in Canada.
It also has a filter that lets you find vendors who only ship to certain countries. Once you’ve chosen the products you want, you can change the product details and add photos. Once you’re done making changes, you can push them to your store.
Spocket’s supplier will be automatically told when an order comes in. You can ship the item now or put it off until later if you need more information from your customer.
You can join the app for free, but you will only be able to use it in certain ways. It’s great if you’re just starting out, but if you want to sell more products, you’ll need to upgrade.
The plan after the free one costs $49 a month, and the Empire plan, which is the most expensive, costs $99 a month. With the free Basic plan, you can sell up to 25 different kinds of products. With the Empire plan, you can sell an unlimited number of different kinds of products.
The app also lets you set your profit margins with a global pricing tool. If the supplier changed the price of a product, Spocket and your online store will also be updated automatically.
Source of Inventory
This company has a list of suppliers and an app that lets you automate your dropship business on eBay, Amazon, Shopify, BigCommerce, and other online stores and marketplaces.
Before you can use the service, you have to join. There are three different prices. The first one is free, the second one costs $50 per month, and the third one costs $150 per month.
Here, you can use the sidebar filter to choose specific suppliers from Canada as you look for things to sell. Once you’ve chosen the products, you can make the process of adding them to your store automatic.
Automation is not available in the free account. You can only see the suppliers and the products they sell, and you have to manually copy and paste the photos and descriptions onto your site. You’ll also have the suppliers’ contact information, so you can ask them if they have an app that you can add to your store.
For the other two types of membership, you can upload the products you want with just one click. You can also upload inventory from a supplier that isn’t in Inventory Source’s directory. From the dashboard, you can track orders and manage them. You can also process an order with just one click.
You can make a lot of money with a dropshipping business if you know where to find the right products and suppliers. With the list we gave you, all you have to do now is check out each site and decide which one will work best for your business.
There are also costs to think about. Sometimes, it’s better to pay a fee for a service than to get it for free. If you want to dropship without having to pay, the best ones are the ones that offer free services and don’t let you connect an app.
But if you want things to be easy and automated, you should choose a paid app and spend your time marketing instead of manually adding products.