Configuring Fulfillment Center Provider Settings

Fulfillment Center is configured as an Order Management Provider in the Administration module.

  1. In Order Management Administration: click Settings > Providers.
  2. Click Fulfillment Center under the list of providers.
    The Fulfillment Center provider is only applicable to the company, site, or catalog level in the item inheritance hierarchy.
  3. Select a catalog from the Catalog list, select a site from the Site list, or click the Company Level link under Fulfillment Center Provider Profiles.
    If you created a custom profile, you can select it instead.
  4. On the Object Configuration window for the selected level or profile, select a setting from the list and click Add Individual Setting.
  5. In the Data column, specify a value for each setting.
  6. Click Update to save the changes.

Configurable Settings

The following table describes the settings. Hover over the help (???) icon beside certain fields to view a description.

Group Provider setting label Data description Setting values
Batching Batching Filter Item Attribute The code or GUID of an item attribute that can be used to filter items when selecting them for allocation or warehouse batches. If you enter an attribute here, it's offered as a criterion when searching for order items. Text field
Inventory Inventory Module Options Which optional functionality in the Inventory module is enabled. Select a function to enable it. Checkboxes:
  • Item Location Tracking (checked by default)
  • Receive Returns (checked by default)
  • Return Exchanges
Return Credit Destination (Default) The default option for applying return credits. List with the following options:
  • Original Methods (default)
  • Gift Card
  • No Credit (deprecated)
Inventory Return Credit Includes Which charges are included in a return credit. None are selected by default. Check the box for a charge to include it in return credits. Checkboxes:
  • Shipping
  • Handling
Return Credit Options Which options are presented to the user for return credits. Checkboxes:
  • Original Methods (checked by default)
  • Gift Card (checked by default)
  • No Credit (checked by default) (deprecated)
Modules System Enabled Enables Fulfillment Center. This is checked by default. Unchecking this box makes Fulfillment Center unavailable. Checkbox
System Task Suspensions Temporarily suspends certain automated tasks without affecting any other settings. Checking one of these tasks prevent it from running until it's unchecked. None are checked by default. Checkboxes:
  • BatchAllocationTask
  • BatchPrintTask
  • BatchWorkflowTask
Dashboard Enabled Controls whether the Fulfillment Center Dashboard is available. Select All Users to make it available, or Disabled to make it unavailable. The default selection is All Users. List with the following options:
  • All Users (Default)
  • Disabled
Allocation Enabled This setting is related to unimplemented functionality and can be ignored. N/A
Warehouse Manager Enabled Controls whether the Warehouse Manager is available. The Warehouse Manager provides control over the automatic printing of pick sheets and over the order in which items are picked. Select All Users to make it available, or Disabled to make it unavailable. The default selection is All Users. List with the following options:
  • All Users (Default)
  • Disabled
Inventory Station Enabled Controls whether the Inventory Station is available. The Inventory Station is a scanning application that allows fulfillment site users to receive and process returns. Select All Users to make it available, or Disabled to make it unavailable. The default selection is All Users. List with the following options:
  • All Users (Default)
  • Disabled
Pack Station Enabled Controls whether the Pack Station is available. The Pack Station is a scanning application that confirms the Items and quantities picked and packed for shipping. Select All Users to make it available, or Disabled to make it unavailable. The default selection is All Users. List with the following options:
  • All Users (Default)
  • Disabled
Pick Station Enabled Controls whether the Pick Station is available. The Pick Station is a scanning application that confirms the Items and quantities to be picked for a shipping order. Select All Users to make it available, or Disabled to make it unavailable. The default selection is All Users. List with the following options:
  • All Users (Default)
  • Disabled
Pick Pick Label Sort Controls the order in which items are printed on pick sheets. List with the following options:
  • Shipping Order (Default)
  • Location
Print Warehouse Sort Controls the order in which pick sheets and pack sheets are printed. List with the following options:
  • Date (Default)
  • ID
  • Location
Warehouse Printing Which types of documents are automatically batch printed in the warehouse when a print engine is installed there. None are selected by default. Checkboxes:
  • Pick Sheet
  • Pick Label
  • Pick Sheet (Grouped)
  • Pack Sheet
Warehouse Print Max Order Pick The maximum number of shipping orders that will be printed for picking in a single batch. The default value is 50. Text field
System Additional Settings Reserved for additional settings that might be made available. Text field
Items Site Additional Links Enables you to add extra links to the site map navigation, one per line. The syntax is as follows:
Link1_Label=Link1_URL
Link2_Label=Link2_URL
Text field
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