Here is a video explaining Nexternal’s drop ship functionality - http://www.nexternal.com/ecommerce/drop-ship-software.asp
To activate the feature: 1. The Drop Shipper will need to be added as a Vendor in the Vendors Section of the Order Management System. a. Go to Vendors, click New & add your dropshipper. b. Use questionmarks there to guide your decisions.
2. This Vendor will need to be associated with the products that you want them to be distributing. a. Edit a product you would like to drop ship b. In the Vendor dropdown (near the top) select your Dropshipper & finish c. Note: You may also do this in bulk via the product export spreadsheet in Products / Export/Traffic Tools / Product Excel.
3. The DropShip Module will need to be activated. a. Go to Settings / Site Options – Edit / Drop Shipping b. Click Allow Drop Shipping c. Use the qustionmark there to guide your choices on triggers and other settings.
4. If you would like the shipping charges for dropshipped items to be calculated differently from your other store items, you will need to either make those modifications in two main ways: a. Override the charges on the product level (edit the product and look in the overrides section on page two), or b. Create another “ship from address” in your account, specifically for the drop shipper and change your shipping calculations for that new ship from address in the shipping section. If you created a new ship from address, you will also need to edit the appropriate products and assign them to the drop shipper. i. Edit the product ii. In the “Ships From” dropdown, select your new ship from address & finish