Order preparation in bulk (mass print documents and labels)

Order preparation in bulk (mass print documents and labels)

This article explains how to configure and use the order preparation screen to print documents and labels in bulk : this method assumes that you print everything before starting to pack orders.

Note : this method is not recommended, prefer to use order by order mode

Workflow overview

  1. Select orders to prepare and and add them in the "In progress" tab
  2. Print the picking list and pick products in the warehouse
  3. Mass create order shipments
  4. Print all shipping labels
  5. Pack the order offline
  6. (optional) Import tracking numbers


Configuration

To configure such workflow, go in menu settings and select tab "Order preparation". Then make sure to enable steps according to the screenshot below : 



Note : shipping step is optional, you dont need it if you use only API carriers

How to use


      Add orders to in progress


Go in menu Sales > Order preparation and add orders to the In Progress tab : 





      Picking


Then click on button "Picking" in the bottom right corner : you will then download the global picking list to pick products in the warehouse.





      Mass create shipment


Once the picking is done, click on button "Mass create shipment and invoices" : this will create shipments for all orders in the "in progress" tab : 




      Download documents

Click on button Download PDF to get a PDF with all packing slips and invoices


      Download shipping labels


Go in step "Shipping" and download labels per carrier : 




      Pack orders

Pack orders manually


      Import tracking numbers


If you have non API carriers, you must import tracking numbers from a CSV file, from the "shipping" button : 




      





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