Advanced Shipping Notice (ASN): A record of a purchase order and/or anticipated inbound shipment.
Line of Business (LOB): Used to manage inventories & business processes independent of one another.
Fulfillment: Process of picking, packing and shipping orders (Fulfillment of Orders).
Cartons: Outbound packaging - 12x8x4 Box, USPS Flat Rate Padded Mailer, Poly Bag etc.
Item vs Inventory: It is important to know the difference between items and inventory. An item record details attributes of an item itself, such as total overall quantities, descriptions, weight and dimensions. For example, Inventory records detail the physical units of inventory received in associated with each item, ie 12 ‘units’ live in location A-01 or, 6 cases of production lot IP2039 live in Location A-01 with an expiration date of 6/1/19.
Order Date: Date the order was placed
Customer Order No: References your customers order number. Can contain letters and/or numbers.
Customer PO No: References your customers PO number. Can contain letters and/or numbers.
First / Last Ship Date: Date range in which you should not ship before/after. Optional*
Customer: Customers can be selected from an existing customer record or created on the fly.
Line Items: Details the SKU’s and quantities on each order.
Order Assembly Instructions - add an internal note on the line item for your pickers
Override Receipt for Fulfillment - manually select what receipt of inventory is allocated.
Carrier: Select your parcel or LTL shipping carrier.
3rd Party Parcel Account: If you are shipping on a third party account, select it here.
Ship Complete: Determine if you allow orders to ship partial or if they must be complete