Create Dropshipping Order

Use case guide on how to use Aliseeks to place a dropshipping order.

Your account must be whitelisted to use the Ordering API. Please provide an estimate of your order rate and number of merchants to alex@aliseeks.com .

1. Onboard A Merchant

A merchant is a single AliExpress account which will be used to place orders on AliExpress. Aliseeks supports having a single merchant per Aliseeks account or multiple merchant accounts per Aliseeks account.

Onboarding a merchant varies depending if your account is enabled for Multiple Merchant accounts or a single account. Instructions to add a merchant can be found here.

A merchant ID will be provided once you register your merchant, remember this ID as you will need it for the following steps.

2. Get Product Information

To obtain product information required to place an order on Aliseeks. You can use the /v1/products endpoint. The documentation of this endpoint is found here.

An example of this request is below:

POST /v1/products
{
"productId": "32950593522",
"currency": "USD",
"components": [ "variations", "shipping" ]
}

An example of the response from the request above is below:

Simplified Get Product Response with Highlighted Values
{
>> "id": "32950593522", <<
"title": "2.5D 0.26 mm 9H Tempered Glass Screen Protector For iPhone XS Max XR XS X 10 8 7 6 6s Plus SE 4s 5 5s 5C 6s 7 8 Plus Case",
"productImages": [
"https://ae01.alicdn.com/kf/HTB1MWFDXOrxK1RkHFCcq6AQCVXaE.jpg_960x960.jpg_.webp"
],
"prices": [
{
"originalPrice": {
"currency": "USD",
"value": "112.49"
}
"properties": [
{
"propertyId": 200000828,
"valueId": 200003982,
"valueName": "Add Free Gift",
"valueDisplayName": "Add Free Gift",
>> "sku": "200000828:200003982#Add Free Gift" <<
},
{
"propertyId": 14,
"valueId": 496,
"valueDisplayName": "Purple",
>> "sku": "14:496" <<
},
{
"propertyId": 200007763,
"valueId": 201336343,
"valueDisplayName": "Italy",
>> "sku": "200007763:201336343", <<
"shipFromCountry": "IT"
}
]
},
],
"shipping": [
{
"company": "China Post Ordinary Small Packet Plus",
>> "serviceName": "YANWEN_JYT", <<
"tracking": false,
"amount": {
"currency": "USD",
"value": "0.0"
}
}
]
}

This product has multiple variations. To place an order for a particular variation you will require the following information.

  • Product ID (32950593522)

  • Product SKUs

    • 200000828:200003982#Add Free Gift

    • 14:496

    • 200007763:201336343

  • Shipping Service Name (YANWEN_JYT)

3. Create an Order

To create an order on AliExpress, use the Aliseeks Create Order endpoint.

Below is an example order request:

{
"merchantId": "KNmjR40mgOhzzE8Y18Zx",
"locale": "en_US",
"mailingAddress": {
"contactName": "John Smith",
"phoneNumber": {
"number": "777-777-7777",
"countryPrefix": "+1"
},
"address": {
"line1": "12345 Jolly St",
"line2": "APT 1234",
"city": "Denver",
"state": "Colorado",
"country": "US",
"postalCode": "80123"
}
},
"items": [
{
"productId": 32950593522,
"quantity": 1,
"shippingService": "YANWEN_JYT",
"properties": [
{
"sku": "200000828:200003982#Add Free Gift"
},
{
"sku": "14:496"
},
{
"sku": "200007763:201336343"
}
]
},
{
"productId": 32844651460,
"quantity": 1,
"shippingService": "YANWEN_JYT"
}
]
}