How do I ship goods on Rakuten? Solutions for Rakuten sellers
Originated in Japan, Rakuten has been getting an increasing market share in Europe and is now the 3rd biggest online marketplace worldwide. At Eurosender, we help Rakuten sellers to save the time and effort needed to identify and compare the best shipping rates and the most reliable logistics providers. Get immediate access to the services offered by the most trusted logistics operators in the world and already negotiated quotes to ship items sold on Rakuten to your customers.
HOW TO SELL
How to sell and ship on Rakuten
- Choose your platform. While Rakuten Global works internationally, in Europe, French and German sellers can join the regional divisions.
- Register in the platform. You will have to comply with the seller’s conditions.
- List your items. Add photographs and descriptions.
- Find the right shipping service. Join Eurosender to find the cheapest way of shipping on Rakuten.
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Final negotiated rates
Our algorithm identifies the best rate for your domestic or international Rakuten shipment.
Set up your business logistics department and manage all your operations from one place.
Create a wallet on your dashboard and execute faster payments and returns.
Ship easier and safer
Save your data and book multiple shipments even faster. Insurance options available for each service.
What are the advantages of selling on Rakuten
Reach a buying-oriented public.
Compared to users that visit platforms such as Amazon or eBay, visitors of Rakuten are statistically more prompt to close the deal.
Get merchant support.
When you register on Rakuten, they offer an account manager who will advise you on your sales strategy. You can also get additional services such as mailing tools, sales reports and insights.
Rakuten pays the merchants once a week.
Personalised online store.
Rakuten gives you the possibility to design your custom storefront, choose the URL and customize product pages.
Rakuten shipping methods
Sellers choose their own shipping method. Most stores ship with EMS, a Japanese shipping company.
The platform offers certain options sellers must choose from.
Sellers can book shipping on their own or choose Rakuten’s default method that can be quite expensive.
Rakuten return policy – How does Rakuten return works?
Each Rakuten reseller defines its own return policies. Every buyer is responsible for checking the seller’s return policy when purchasing an item and then following their instructions whenever a return is needed. In some cases, the Rakuten seller may offer free returns or they may determine a preferred courier company for the buyer to use. Alternatively, turn to Eurosender if you want to return your items in a safe and timely manner. Check the return shipping costs and return items to Rakuten without overpaying.
International shipping solutions for Rakuten with Eurosender
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How to sell and ship on Rakuten FAQ
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