Worldwide Warehouse Options – Pro’s and Con’s

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Chinese webshops are doing very well, several chinese webshops invested in a warehouse abroad China. An additional option now is the opportunity to ship your desired product from a warehouse close by like Europe, United States or Australia. The main reason is that they want to offer a shipping method that is supposed to be quicker. Average shipping time from a china warehouse is 3 to 4 weeks before your product arrives. Although there are some cases were we received our products within a week! The following websites offer abroad warehouse shipping (different than China):

Abroad warehouses


The biggest advantages off these warehouses is definitely the shipping time. Your product can be delivered within 3 to 5 days! Another advantages is that your product is already through customs. This means that you don’t have to pay the clearance cost, mostly above a set amount, which can be an unexpected burden sometimes. And besides this it also save time since customs don’t have to check it again!


Product prices from other warehouses are often higher than “traditional” shopping from China. Another disadvantages is that only a selection of products are  in stock in an abroad warehouse and you cannot buy the entire product range given on their site. Mainly the best selling/popular products and smaller products are stocked in the local warehouses. With maybe as result that still a part of your order has to be shipped from China. 


Although there a some benefits, If you are buying a product less than 25 dollar and you can be patient, still buy from a china warehouse because it is much cheaper. If you need the product as fast a possible, buy from the local warehouses. It will take 3-5 days before you will get the product delivered. Wondering how a chinese warehouse looks like?

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