Definitions for "Drop shipment"
A retailer's order shipped directly to a store by a manufacturer.
A shipment of goods directly to the customer from the distributor. This avoids the delay and expense of shipping to the selling company and then having the seller deliver to the customer.
A request for the goods to go to the retailer directly from the manufacturer when the invoice comes from another party in the transaction, typically the distributor from whom the retailer would normally receive the goods.
A method of expediting the movement of any class of mail between postal facilities.
Mailable items transported by the mailer to another city or post office for delivery in that town or delivery area.
Typically the movement of a mailer's product on private (nonpostal) transportation from the point of production to a postal facility located closer to the destination of that product.