According to 73.6% of consumers, the delivery process is the most important aspect of an online purchase.The process of fulfilling orders is virtually the same across every scale of e-commerce operations. But as your store gets bigger and the volume of orders get larger, there will be some advancements that you would want to consider such as automation technologies and integrations between your storefront and your inventory management system.
Once the inventory is received in our fulfillment centre, quality and quantity checks are being done to ensure that the right items are received before assigning SKU’s for speedy retrieval later. Once all items have been checked, it will be sorted and stored in specific storage locations.
As the orders are received, a pick list is created and given to the assigned picker who will locate the correct products according to the SKUs, color, quantity, size descriptions as detailed in the picking list. Proper checking and labelling of the inventory received becomes very important for the picking step to be fast and efficient.
Once the pick list has been completed, the packer will then pack the orders and will be ready for dispatch.