We need supplier research for a new eCommerce venture. Our goal is to become the premier online supplier of RC aircraft and accessories.
The product sourcing researcher will identify manufacturers of RC aircraft, parts, and accessories and determine which, if any, wholesalers located in the US carry many of these products, and are willing to provide drop shipping services to an eCommerce merchant.
The researcher will:
1. Identify manufacturers of RC aircraft, parts, and accessories
2. Contact manufacturers to determine through which wholesalers they sell
3. Contact the identified wholesalers to determine if they offer drop-shipping services to eCommerce merchants
4. Compile a list of the identified wholesalers that offer drop shipping services
To summarize, the goal of this position is to find wholesale suppliers that carry many different brands of RC aircraft and parts and are willing to provide drop shipping services to a Start-up eCommerce merchant. The goal of this job is NOT to set up vendor accounts, but rather to simply identify potential suppliers.