It’s time to start planning for your fulfillment this holiday season. There are many things to consider when a large number of orders are expected for the holidays. As always it will be a chaotic time, but with the right planning you can keep your customers happy this holiday season. After all, you want them to continue to buy from you even when the holidays are over.
One major part of a fulfillment kit is presentation. When customers get your package, it needs to have been packed safely, but should also look good. Are your kits appealing? There are several things you can do with your packaging and assembly to make your customers happy. Happy customers buy more from you and recommend you to others. Obviously, it is important to send the right items in the box, but beyond that you can make an even better impression.
Fulfillment shipping is an extremely important part of your fulfillment strategy. It can be hard to decide the best method of shipping since there are so many considerations. Let’s look at FedEx, UPS and USPS to see who is going to be the best solution for you. In some cases, it may be more than one carrier depending on what you are sending.
In order to ensure that your customers are getting what they ordered and that it is packed correctly, you need to have a set of fulfillment order quality control procedures. Unfortunately, many people overlook this key step which results in returns, damaged products, losses, and customer dissatisfaction. We can prevent all of these things by creating QC procedures to catch and fix problems before the items are shipped.
There are so many options for fulfillment kit packing. In this case kitting means packing multiple items into a box and sending them to either employees or customers. Kits can come in all shapes and sizes as well as all different types of items going in them. There are some basic tips for packing to make sure your items stay safe and also some tips for packing with a nice presentation in mind. Let’s look at them now.
As more and more people buy items online, pick and pack fulfillment becomes a more integral part of businesses. In many cases the sudden deluge of orders has caused problems with the way systems were setup for a time when there were less orders. So today, we will tackle tips on the best ways to setup for quick and easy pick and pack fulfillment.