Now that online shopping is becoming a competitive market, almost anything you see can be purchased in an eshop. An average dental practice spends thousands of dollars not only for the instrument and machine they want to use but also for the logistics needed in order to get them. Transportation fee, delivery fee, distributor’s fee, and many expenditures that are part of the gross price tag of a product. Let us now find out how e-commerce, or online shopping with PayPal for example, helps dentists and other dental professionals.
Advantages of E-commerce
Wide range of dental supplies from different brands. Online shops like Amazon, Flipkart, or eBay offer different dental products and devices that are far wider than what our local stores can carry. Most local vendors can give you 1-3 options for one type of dental product, while online shops can get show you all the options you can get so you can choose the best.
Discounts and freebies. Yes! There are so many promos and discounts that you can get in online shops. Attractive offers may include up to 50% discount, free shipping fee, and cashback offers. These offers are regularly given by notable online shops, while minimal annual discounts are the only ones that dental shops can give.
Convenience. Imagine getting your supplies at the touch of your fingertips? After browsing an online catalog and clicking some buttons, you can just wait for your order until it reaches your office in a few days. No heavy traffic, no need to visit a dental shop, you can furnish your new office or stock up on dental supplies while watching tv and enjoying and relaxing in the comfort of your clinic or home.
Easy payment. No need to worry about bringing a large chunk of money outside when visiting a dental supply store. Now, payment can also be made online! Some online shops also offer Cash on delivery (COD) payment option so you can pay only when you are satisfied with the delivered item. This ensures a secure, easy, and smart online transaction.
Because e-commerce is now on the rise, even dental stores are now branching out and invading the online world. Ask your trusted store if they offer their products online to make your shopping easier and convenient.