Magento 2 Multi-Vendor Dropship – Within this extension, the admin will be able to create and manage all the warehouses. The admin can add/edit or delete a warehouse as required and can add the shipping rules for the various warehouses using the CSV file. The vendors will be able to assign their products to various multiple warehouses under their own account panel by editing their products.
When the customer places an order the order is assigned to the nearest warehouse and the warehouse manager has the authority to ship the products to the customers shipping address. The warehouse managers can also add their shipping rules for their own warehouse.
Note: This extension is an add-on to the Multi-Vendor Marketplace. To make use of this extension, you must have first installed the Webkul’s Magento 2 Multi-Vendor Marketplace.
- Admin can add warehouses.
- Admin can assign multiple warehouses to a product.
- Admin can add Shipping Rule(Table rate shipping).
- Shipping calculated from Warehouse location (default with only Magento base shipping methods).
- Warehouse Manager can manage shipments for his orders after admin approval.
- Buyer can select shipping method according to Warehouse in same order.
- Shipping will be calculated according to the warehouse.
- The vendor can assign Warehouse during add new product.
Customers will get a zip folder and they have to extract the contents of this zip folder on their system. The extracted folder has an src folder, inside the src folder you have the app folder. You need to transfer this app folder into the Magento 2 root directory on the server as shown below in the snapshot.
After the successful installation, you have to run the below commands in the Magento 2 root directory.
For translating the module language, please go to app>code>Webkul>Dropship>i18n and edit the en_US.csv file. Now, translate the words on the right and upload the modified file to the same location. The filename of the translated file should be according to the language and region code like de_DE.csv.
How to Get the Google API Keys
The admin needs to get the Google Maps API key for address auto-complete to work.
Please visit the following link for getting the API Key. Log into your Google account and then click GET A KEY button as visible below:
After a few seconds, the API Key will be generated. Copy the API key, it will be used at the time of the widget configuration.
Here, the admin has 2 settings to configure –
1. General Settings
- Enter the Name of the Store Owner.
- Enter the Email address of the store.
- Set the default Quantity for the products when assigned to a warehouse.
- Set to Assign Warehouse as – Auto or Manual.
- Enter the Google API key for the Maps.
In Auto –
At the time of checkout, the customers will find Dropshipping method. While placing the order, the nearest warehouse will be assigned where the product is available.
In Manual –
The customers will only find the default shipping methods. After placing the order using the available shipping method, the admin will need to assign the nearest warehouse manually where the product is available.
2. Vendor Dropship Transactional Emails
- Set Yes to show the price details in Order Approval mail else select No to hide the price.
- Select the Order Approve email template for the warehouse.
- Select the new account to create an email to the warehouse user.
Lastly, click the Save Configuration button to save the changes.
New warehouse registration mail to warehouse:
Order Approve mail to Warehouse:
After the successful installation, the admin a new menu option under Marketplace Management>Vendor Dropship Menu as shown below in the snapshot.
Let’s check each of the menu options available to the admin under the Vendor Dropship Menu –
Under here, the admin will be able to see(if it’s not the first time) all of the created warehouses. The admin can add a new one and can edit the warehouse information accordingly. Apart from that, the admin can find the info. related to the various warehouses like – Warehouse Title, User Name, Description, Status, and Action(to edit the warehouse).
To add a new warehouse click the Add New Warehouse button and this brings up the section to enter the related information for the warehouse.
Here, the admin will –
- Enter the User Name(user for warehouse login) for the Warehouse Manager.
- Enter the First and Last Name of the Warehouse Manager.
- Enter the Email address of the Warehouse Manager.
- Enter the Warehouse Title.
- Enter the Description related to the Warehouse.
- Enter the Complete Address of the Warehouse and select it. Rest of the details will get auto-filled.
- Select the Allowed Shipping methods.
- Enter Password for the current Warehouse.
- Confirm Password for the current Warehouse.
- Set the account as Active or Inactive as required.
- Enter the Password for your admin account.
lastly, click Save Warehouse to save the new warehouse.
Warehouse Order Manager
Under here, the admin can see all the orders that have been placed by the customers. The admin can Approve or Cancel any of the orders visible under this section. Whenever a customer places an order, according to the selection made in the admin configuration for the Warehouse Assign as – Auto or Manual the warehouse will be assigned.
In the case of Auto Warehouse Assign whenever a customer places an order the nearest warehouse to the customer’s address is assigned to the order. For the Manual Warehouse Assign, the admin has to manually assign the order to the warehouse.
To approve/cancel an order, first select the order by checking the checkbox and then from the Actions drop-down option click on Approve or Cancel an order as per your requirement and then click the confirmation dialog box. After the order is approved the warehouse which has this order will ship the products to the customer. When the invoice gets generated or the order has approved the status of the order changes from pending to processing. To view, the details of the order click on the View link on the extreme right with respect to the order.
The admin can manually assign a warehouse to any of the orders that are unassigned to any of the warehouses. To do so, click the Unassigned tab and after that select the warehouse from the drop-down option and then click the Assign to Warehouse button as shown below in the snapshot.
Under this section, the admin will be able to assign/unassign the products to the different warehouses. The admin can also assign a single product to multiple warehouses as required.
To Assign/Unassign Warehouse to a product, just check the product and click on the Actions drop-down option. Now, select the Assign/Unassign Warehouse button.
After this, select the warehouse where you want to assign the product.
Manage Shipping Rules
Under this section, the admin will be able to create/delete the shipping rules for the various created warehouses.
Add Shipping Rule:
After this, click on the Browse button and select the downloaded Sample file having the data. Now, from the drop-down option select the Warehouse where you want to assign this shipping rule and click the Save button at the very top. This saves the shipping rule.
Seller Assign Warehouse To Products
The seller can assign his products to multiple warehouses from their own account panel. To do so, the seller will navigate to the My Products section. Here, the seller will find all of his products.
Customer – Place Order by Selecting Shipping method According to the Warehouse
On the checkout page, the customer can select the shipping method according to the warehouses. After selecting the shipping method, warehouse shipping will be updated and the customer can proceed further by clicking the Next button.
After placing the order the customer can see the order details by going to My Order section. The customer can see Best Way (Table Rate) shipping for the placed order.
The Warehouse manager can log in to his account panel using details from email and after that can manage the account, shipping and orders from Warehouse Manager.
After login, the warehouse manager will have the Vendor Dropship Menu available under the Marketplace Management side panel menu option. Here, the warehouse manager has 2 sub-menu options to manage the Warehouse Order Manager and the Shipping Rules as shown below in the snapshot.
Let’s go through each of the menu options –
Warehouse Order Manager
Here, the section has the collection of all those product’s orders for which this warehouse ship method is set an invoice is created. To generate shipment for the order the warehouse manager will click the Create link as shown below in the snapshot.
Clicking the Create link brings up the section to create a new shipment. Just click on the Submit Shipment button to generate the shipping.
Manage Shipping Rule
Under this section, the warehouse manager will create the shipping rules and can see all of the created shipping rules for his warehouse. The warehouse manager can add and delete the shipping rules as required. To add a new shipping rule click the Add New Shipping Rules button at the top right-hand corner.
After clicking the Add New Shipping Rules button another section will appear to import shipping rules. Here, the warehouse manager has to download the Sample File and fill in the shipping rule as required. After that, upload this shipping CSV file by clicking the Choose File button. Lastly, click the Save button to save the shipping rule.
That’s all for the Magento 2 Multi-Vendor Dropship module. Still, have any issue feel free to add a ticket and let us know your views to make the module better at email@example.com
Current Product Version - 2.0.0
Supported Framework Version - 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x