Best Practices for Receiving Orders

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Do customers make purchases on your retailers' / stockists' websites and they send orders to you for fulfillment?

Read on for best practices to automate your order workflow. If you are also on Shopify and send orders to other suppliers, checkout the article Best Practices for Sending Orders.

First, let's review what Order Fulfillment Guru Shopify app can do.

Key Features & Benefits

Order Fulfillment Guru Shopify app automatically splits, routes, and streamlines your order workflow. We support marketplaces, made-to-order purchase orders, split orders, dropshipping, and 3PL warehouses.

Automate Split Fulfillments

Automatically split and route purchase orders to multiple suppliers, vendors,  warehouses, dropshippers, 3PL and marketplaces. Use advanced rule-based order routing to further automate your workflow

Route to Shopify + ShipStation

Send orders directly to Shopify, ShipStation, email, and API. Provide prepaid shipping labels to suppliers - we support USPS, UPS, FedEx, DHL, 100+ carriers

Easy To Use - No Data Entry

No more data entry, inputting tracking numbers, or endless emails. Reduce error rates. Streamline vendor communications 

Best Practices

For the scenarios below, let's assume you are the supplier and your retailer send orders to you. You can mix and match best practices depending on the retailer.

Your retailer is on Shopify and you are also on Shopify (FREE to receive orders)

Your retailer is on Shopify and you use ShipStation (FREE to receive orders)

  • You retailer can send orders directly to your ShipStation account
  • Shipment tracking numbers are automatically synced with your retailer's Shopify store
  • Refer to video How to send orders to my or my supplier's ShipStation? to learn how your retailers can easily set this up in their Shopify store. They'd need your ShipStation API key & secret. If you are not comfortable providing these to them, just contact us

    Your retailer is on Shopify and you want to receive orders by email (you pay for shipping, FREE to receive orders)

    Your retailer is on Shopify and you want to receive orders by email (your retailer pays for shipping, FREE to receive orders)



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