Outsourcing

This section is for brands and suppliers listing products on Outshifter

  • 1. Import Listings

    Import from Shopify 

    The Outshifter supplier app for Shopify is currently inder development and will be available in Shopify Marketplace soon.

    The App will enable brands and suppliers currently using Shopify, to seamlessly import products to Outshifter and automatically sync orders, inventory and other logistics.


    Import from WooCommerce

    To export products easily from your WooCommerce to Outshifter, you most first install the Outshifter Export plugin:

    • Install the Plugin
    1. Download the Outshifter Export plugin for WooCommerce, and save it on your computer.

    2. Go to Plugins in your WordPress sidebar menu, click “Upload Plugin” and select the zip file form your computer.

    3. Click “Activate Plugin” and wait until the plugin is successfully installed.

    4. Then, go to your WooCommerce Settings where you will find a new tab called Outshifter. Login with your Outshifter credentials.

    • Export Listings
    1. Go to Products on your WooCommerce dashboard, mark the items you would like exported to Outshifter.

    2. Press "Bulk Actions", select "Outshifter Sync" from the dropdown menu and click "Apply". Your products are now being imported to Outshifter, it might take a minute.

    3. Finally, log in to Outshifter to complete and publish your listings. Easy, right?

    Now you can start using the Outshifter platform to grow your sales. You can always learn more here.


    Import from Other

    The Outshifter integrations for Magento and BigCommerce are currently under development and will be available soon.


    Import from CSV

    The Outshifter solution for CSV product import is currently under development and will be available soon.


  • 2. Create Listings

    Step Guide

    You can create listings manually by following these steps:  

    1. From your Outshifter dashboard, go to Products > Listings.

    2. From the Listings page, click Create.

    3. Enter the details for your product, and save them by clicking on the blue Checkmark buttons.

    4. Click Publish, on the top right corner of the page.

    If you leave the listing without publishing, it will be saved as a draft.

    Below you will find specific details for completing each section of the listing:


    Images

    Add images to show Sellers and customers across sales channels what the product looks like.

    • Upload

    Upload images by clicking on the gray default image.

    • File

    The best file type for most product images is JPEG. Images can be any size up to 4472 x 4472 px, or 20 megapixels.


    Info
    • Title

    The name of your product as you want Sellers to see it on the Outshifter platform. 

    • Description

    The description of your product. This area uses a rich text editor so that you can format your text. Describe your product in detail to inform your potential Sellers and customers.


    Pricing
    • Price

    The price that you're charging the final customer for the product.

    • Sales Commission

    The percentage of the Price earned by and transferred to the Seller when a purchase is completed.

    • Revenue

    The revenue you are left with after the Sales Commission is deducted.


    Channels
    • Categorization

    Categorization helps Sellers better filter, search and find your products on the Outshifter platform. A product can have only one main category and one subcategory.

    • Category

    Select a main category for your product from the dropdown menu.

    • Subcategory

    Choose a Subcategory of your main product category from the options available.


    Inventory
    • SKU

    (stock keeping unit) - The code that identifies the product within your business. For effective tracking and sales reporting, each SKU needs to be unique.

    • Barcode

    (ISBN, UPC, GTIN, etc.) - Barcodes are typically used by Sellers. The identifier needs to be a new or existing Global Trade Item Number (GTIN). Some sales channels require a GTIN before a product can be published using the channel.

    • Quantity

    Total number of units in stock. A minimum quantity of 3 units is required.


    Shipping


  • 3. Multi Edit

  • 4. Update Listings

  • 5. Listing Regulations

  • 6. Verification Process

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