Let’s get right down to it. In this post, we’ll cover exactly what order fulfillment is so you can be well-informed on all processes regarding the supply chain and how deliveries work.
Simply put, order fulfillment refers to the process and time that it takes for a shipment to make its way to your front door, from the moment the order for the shipment is placed. There are various ways in which an item is shipped, whether it’s by intermodal drayage using long haul trucks, by air or by sea. The most important key to order fulfillment is time. Deliveries need to be completed as fast as possible with no delays.
Once an order is placed and items are received, they are first counted and checked for damages. Warehouse Management Software is used to keep order information well organized. Stock Keeping Units (SKUs) maintain important data such as location, inventory and sales.
Next up, it’s time for the order to be shipped. This is when it’s crucial to avoid delays and mistakes.
Order fulfillment doesn’t need to be too difficult to handle. If you’re a beginner to logistics, consider partnering with a reputable 3PL company to ensure a timely delivery at the lowest prices. They are experts well-conditioned to the everyday hustle and bustle of the supply chain, offering professional assistance to help your deliveries get handled by the very best in the business.
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