Avasam partners with EKM


EKM partners with Avasam to provide a UK-based dropshipping solution to launch & scale ecommerce businesses in the UK.

28 June 2022

It’s no secret that the world of ecommerce has seen a rapid rise in demand in recent years, from both customers and shop owners alike, to keep providing vital products in an ever-changing landscape.

Online sales now make up over one-third of retail market share in the UK. EKM sellers are discovering that by enriching their shop with extra products it can result in additional traffic to their storefronts and listings, bigger basket sizes and additional orders.

With supply chains stretched and costs such as fuel increasing, streamlining fulfilment has never been more important. A fantastic way to do this is by listing additional inventory from dropshipping suppliers, and is even more efficient when both the shop and the supplier are both based in the UK – such as EKM and Avasam.

Dropshipping allows you to sell more, without the additional manual work – the order is simply passed to the supplier for fulfilment. Amongst the many benefits of doing this is the automatic synchronisation between EKM, Avasam and the supplier to ensure that there are fewer chances that listings show as out of stock.

So if you’re looking to scale up your business, with little cash outlay, then partner up with EKM and Avasam today.

“We’re delighted to be partnering with Avasam to enable our shop owners to boost their inventory and unleash the potential of their shops. With our passion for helping UK businesses thrive and enabling entrepreneurs to do something they love, we know this partnership will help make that dream of starting an online business even more of a reality. It’s now never been easier to create a sustainable dropshipping business in the UK when you team EKM with Avasam.”

– Mark Gilbertson, Business Development Manager, EKM

“We built Avasam with the goal of removing the pain points traditionally associated with DropShipping, such as unreliable suppliers; manual processes and the need for bespoke system integrations so that professional sellers and online retailers can expand their product inventory simply, securely and reliably.

We are super excited to launch our partnership with EKM enabling sellers to source and DropShip products from our marketplace of verified suppliers and benefit from selling on EKM to take control and run their own eCommerce business with support based out of the UK.”

– Mustafa Khanbhai, Chief Revenue Officer, Avasam

About Avasam

Avasam is the UK’s only multi-channel DropShipping marketplace, providing all the tools needed for online sellers to integrate their store, source products from UK-based verified suppliers, and automate their order processing, payments and shipping.

We connect online retailers to our network of verified UK-based suppliers, who are brand owners, distributors and wholesalers.

Our retailers sell products from our suppliers across various online sales channels including webstores (EKM, BigCommerce, Shopify, WooCommerce) and marketplaces (OnBuy, eBay, Wish.com and Amazon) without worrying about storage or delivery of the physical inventory.

We automate the core back-end processes such as order flow, payments and shipping instructions while also providing a comprehensive governance framework including strict performance SLAs for our suppliers, post-sale support and dispute resolution, so that online retailers can focus on scaling their business.

Avasam is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom, and this is where most of our team are based. We also have offices in India, Czech Republic and Colombia. Tejas Dave is CEO and Founder of Avasam and has built his network in the industry across suppliers, sellers, marketplaces and service providers having previously founded eBusiness Guru, a tech solutions provider with 2,800+ customers and developed 700+ eCommerce websites and 400+ custom apps.

About EKM

Started back in early 2000 by founder Antony Chesworth, EKM has grown to become the UK’s number one ecommerce platform.

With multi-millions of pounds per day going through the platform it’s the UK’s most popular ecommerce solution and powers 1 out of every 5 online shops in the UK. Also, with over 2000 reviews on Trustpilot, it is the world’s highest rated platform to create an online shop.

EKM online shops are unique because they are always evolving and getting better to ensure you sell more. With over two decades of experience and a team of 70 ecommerce experts EKM is always making improvements to both the platform and your shop to ensure tomorrow is always better than yesterday.

A champion of UK business, you are never on your own with EKM, with a UK-based team to help you and your very own account manager, to coach you and even manage the shop for you, leaving you to process orders and spend more time doing something you love.

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Dawn Matthews
Dawn has worked in technical and customer supporting roles for over 20 years. Most of her career was spent in technical services at top rated UK universities, which has given her a keen eye for detail. A lucky escape led her to the field of eCommerce in 2017, and she’s never looked back. Dawn studied in the field of social sciences with the Open University, achieving an MSc in Forensic Psychology at the same time as working two jobs. She regularly applies principles of psychology from her studies to her work, and outside of her role at Avasam she is busy writing her second book. Follow Dawn on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/dawn-matthews

DropShip products from verified suppliers to diversify your inventory and scale your eCommerce business


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