Guidelines to fulfill and return the products: A step-by-step guide.

Fulfillment of inventory refers to the comprehensive process of managing, organizing, and delivering products within a business's supply chain. The fulfillment process typically includes inventory storage, order processing, picking, and packing items, and finally, shipping them to the designated destination. Efficient fulfillment of inventory is crucial for businesses to meet customer demands, minimize delays, and maintain optimal stock levels. Additionally, modern fulfillment processes often integrate technology and automation to enhance accuracy, speed, and overall efficiency in managing inventory.

 

1. After your quote is converted into a job, click on the services.

Note: Products and materials can be fulfilled only in Jobs.

 
Click on Services…
 
 

2. Select any service from which you would like to fulfill the inventory.

 
Click on Commercial - Renovation and Remodeling
 
 

3. Click on 'Product' or 'Material' on the left menu depending on what you are fulfilling. In this example, we are going to consider 'Products'.

 
Click on Product
 
 

4. You land on the 'Product Order' page which shows you all the products added to the service. Here you can start fulfilling the products.

 

Click on the 'Fulfill Item' CTA corresponding to the product you wish to fulfill. 

 
Click on Fulfill Item
 
 

5. Select the 'Delivery type', 'Fulfillment stage status', and 'Expected delivery date'. Then, at the bottom, enter the quantity to be delivered.

Deliver Type - the mode through which you wish to fulfill the product. (Learn how to set up delivery types).

Fulfillment Stage Status - Stage in which the product is under fulfillment. This data set is configurable in the 'Data Sets'. (Learn how to set up fulfillment stage status).

Expected Delivery Date - The date on which you are fulfilling the product.

Note: If you wish to deliver all the required quantities, you can click on the 'Deliver All' link and it will populate the required quantity in the quantity input box.

 
Click on Deliver All…
 
 

6. Click on 'Add Serial Number' to insert the serial number to fulfill the product. Please note that the 'Add Serial Number' option will show up only when you are fulfilling a product with a serial policy attached to it.

 
Click on Add
 
 

7. Select the serial numbers and click on done.

Note: Serial numbers can be incorporated by associating the serial policy for the specific product and subsequently inputting the serial number into the uncommitted serial tab within the product's SKU.

 
Click on BH…
 
 

8. Click on 'Fulfill Items' at the top to complete the fulfillment of the products.

 
Click on Fulfill Item(s)
 
 

9. After your products are fulfilled, you will see a return option. If you wish to cancel the Quote, Job, or Service then it is mandatory to return all the fulfilled products. 

If there are products that are defective or returned by the customer, in that case as well you can use the return functionality.

Click on 'Return' to initiate the return process for the products.

 
Click on Return
 
 

10. Add the quantity that needs to be returned.

 
Click on 1
 
 

11. After clicking on the 'Return Reason' dropdown, you will find multiple reasons to choose from and select one from it

Note: Learn 'How to configure return reasons in data sets'.

 
Click on Return Reason
 
 

12. If necessary, provide optional return notes.

 
Click on Return Notes
 
 

13. Scrap Merchandise implies that the item is removed from inventory without being returned to the inventory stock.

 

Click on Scrap Merchandise
 
 

14. Click on 'Select Serial to Return' to include the serials for the return.

 
Click on Select Serial To Return
 
 

15. Select the serials you wish to return and click on the 'Done' CTA at the bottom.

 
Click on BH…
 
 

16. Click 'Return' to return the products to inventory.

 
Click on Return
 

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