Managing Batches of Shipping Orders in Warehouse Manager

The Warehouse Manager creates and works with batches of shipping orders. A batch is a set of shipping orders that are managed together. For example, a batch of shipping orders could be assigned to a particular warehouse employee. The pick labels and pack sheets for the shipping orders in the batch can all be printed together, making it easy for the employee to process the required paperwork.

In Order Management Fulfillment Center: Warehouse Manager, you can create and manage shipping order batches.


The following are some typical scenarios encountered by a Warehouse Manager user.

Scenario: batch shipping orders for a shipping method
Shipping orders that use a particular shipping carrier are to be collected in a batch for assignment to a warehouse resource dedicated to working with that shipping carrier.
The warehouse supervisor finds and batches the shipping orders, as follows:
  1. In Fulfillment Center, select Warehouse Manager.
  2. Click [New Warehouse Batch].
  3. Configure the Label field using the current date and the name of the shipping carrier.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Select the shipping carrier in the Method field.
  6. Click Search.
  7. Click Add to Batch.
Scenario: check and approve shipping order batches
A warehouse manager performs a daily check of shipping order batches for approval.
The Warehouse Manager finds and batches the shipping orders as follows:
  1. In Fulfillment Center, select Warehouse Manager.
  2. Click [view] beside You have ___ batches unapproved in the warehouse batch Summary.
  3. Click the ID of the batch you want, which opens the Warehouse Batch detail page.
  4. Verify that the batch is acceptable, and click Approve.
  5. Repeat the previous steps for each batch to be approved.
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