Setting Items as Dropship Only

ShipHero provides features and tools to create and manage drop shipments, while also making it easier to send notifications to your vendors.


Best Practices: ShipHero Guide to Drop Shipping

Reasons to Set Products Dropship Only

  • This will help you streamline products that are drop ship only, and not actually in your warehouse or distribution center.
  • Dropship only products will not appear in order details used by pickers and packers. This avoids any confusion in your fulfillment process.
  • ShipHero will automatically figure out which products need to be picked and packed in your warehouse, even when in orders containing drop ship only products.

Setting a Product as Drop Ship Only

You have a few options for setting Drop Ship Only on your products.

Option 1: Edit Single Product

  • Using the top menu, click Inventory, then click Products.
  • Select the product you want to set as Drop Ship Only.
  • Click the pencil icon to edit the Product details.
  • The product details window will launch, scroll through options and check Dropship Only
  • Click Update.

Using Bulk Edit

You can also use the available bulk edit feature if you want to set many products to drop ship only.

  • Using the top menu, click Inventory, then click All Products. 
  • Filter the products you want to edit.
  • Select the items you want to edit.
  • Once you have selected the products you want to update, click Bulk Edit.
  • Once the Bulk Edit window launches, scroll through options until you see is Dropship Only and check Yes.
  • Click Process. The selected products will now be set as Dropship Only.

Using a CSV to Update Many Products

  • Using the top menu, click to Inventory, then Bulk Edit.
  • Follow the onscreen instructions for updating the Dropship Only setting.