Kitting, Light Assembly and Fulfillment Services for Online Businesses

Although kitting and fulfillment services are incredibly common in the e-commerce fulfillment industry, only some people outside of the industry are familiar with this practice. Still, these services are essential for managing an e-commerce business efficiently, just like warehousing and shipping services.

At Fulfyld, we offer optimized kitting and fulfillment services to help you put more merchandise on the market. Kitting also gives you a chance to expand your offer with special deals on sets and bundles.

Thanks to our experienced and knowledgeable team, you can  track your inventory and fulfill your orders without buying expensive software. Plus, we provide warehouse space, so you never have to worry about stock issues due to a lack of storage.

As a result, your business will gain a competitive advantage, and you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your products are in good hands.

Kitting and assembly services and how your business can benefit

Kitting and assembly services involve arranging items that arrive as separate components into one unit before sending them to customers. The aim is to create stock sets that will be readily available to sell once the customer places an order.

Since these kitting groupings are pre-built in bulk during the assembly phase, kitting doesn’t make sense for all products from the company’s offering. This service will come in handy for products requiring assembly by the consumer and the creation of promotional sets or subscription boxes.

Consulting with Fulfyld can help you determine whether kitting is the way to go for your business. We will help you choose the best way to package your product to benefit your business and buyers. 

Did you know? Some people use the terms kitting and bundling interchangeably. However, these two processes have distinct differences, which you can learn about here.

Custom kitting helps your e-business make better use of the items and equipment in its stock and saves time, money, and effort. In particular, this inventory management technique offers the following benefits:

How does the kitting and assembly process work?

The kitting and assembly process usually takes place in fulfillment centers or a warehouse, where it’s known as warehouse kitting. This is an inventory-related task that includes several steps:
1. Storage

1. Storage

The manufacturer sends product components to the 3PL to store them in its warehouse.

2. Assembling

2. Assembling

The 3PL retrieves the kit components from the inventory and combines them to create kits as designated by the retailer. The staff completes kitting in bulk to streamline the process. They can also efficiently switch from one product line to another and save time during warehouse kitting.

3. Kit storage

3. Kit storage

Newly created kits are stored again in the warehouse until orders are placed.

4. Receiving an order

4. Receiving an order

After receiving an order, the adequate number of kits gets retrieved from the warehouse and is prepared for shipping.

5. Scanning and labeling

5. Scanning and labeling

Labeling and scanning the kit correctly is essential. This indicates that the kit is a single SKU with a separate list of items.

6. Distribution

6. Distribution

The 3PL can now ship the assembled kit to customers.

What’s included in kitting and assembly services?

These services aim to accommodate your business’ unique needs for how kitted items are assembled, packed, and shipped. They include the following:

  • Procuring packaging materials
  • Constructing custom kitting packaging
  • Removing individual components from their packaging
  • Placing designated components inside the kits
  • Scanning individual product serial numbers for the creation of a new SKU
  • Adding protective materials for shipping the kits
  • Positioning labels and barcodes to the kits as requested
  • Linking the kits to a warehouse management system (WMS)
  • Sealing the kits shut
  • Wrapping the assembled kits
  • Performing quality control

Why customers love our fulfillment and assembly services

The reviews for Fulfyld services are overwhelmingly positive. Most business owners praise Fulfyld for its personalized approach and flat-rate fee model. Most importantly, Fulfyld supports e-commerce businesses of all sizes as they achieve success and scale up.

Specific reviews point out the following:

  • Stellar customer support
  • Simple and transparent pricing with no hidden fees
  • Effortless and direct communication
  • Easy-to-set-up integrations
  • Access to a dedicated account representative

One customer labeled Fulfyld as a “game changer” for their company. Another praised the Fulfyld team for going “above and beyond” to help them with all their needs and create a positive environment. The impressive team at Fulfyld is generally described as responsive, reliable, and extremely helpful.

How much does the kitting and fulfillment cost?

For most 3PL providers, kitting services are charged additionally to account for the costs of receiving, assembling, storing, and shipping orders. At Fulfyld, however, these personalized e-commerce services are included in the flat rate packages. You can request detailed pricing for a custom quote based on your needs.

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How to get started

If you believe Fulfyld is the best partner to help you achieve your business’s full potential, fill in this online contact form. You’ll provide basic details about your company, such as the name, website, and order volume per month.

After that, a member of the Fulfyld team will contact you directly via email or phone. You can get more information on whether kitted products fit into your supply chain management.

Alternatively, you can email us at [email protected] or call us on +1 256-716-8241.

Connect with us today and let Fulfyld take care of all your kitting and fulfillment needs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Kitting and assembly services

Where can I find kitting services near me?

If you’re wondering where to find nearby kitting services, you’re in luck. Most 3PL providers include these services as a part of their offer, including Fulfyld. Although Fulfyld is Alabama-based, it can deliver kits to your customers country-wide in a timely manner.

Do you ship globally?

For now, Fulfyld doesn’t ship globally. However, it can receive international shipments and import them on the client’s behalf. When paying for the goods and shipping services, the client will also reimburse Fulfyld for all applicable taxes and duties related to the import process.

What goes on in fulfillment centers and what are your delivery times?

A fulfillment center is a third-party service provider that handles every step of the order fulfillment process, including picking, processing, packing, and shipping. At Fulfyld, packages are shipped the same day, every day, for a flat rate, and they arrive in the customer’s hands within two days.

Does Fulfyld charge for kitting and assembly additionally?

Unlike most 3PL providers, Fulfyld doesn’t charge for kitting and assembling separately. These personalized services are included in the flat rate packages.

What integrations does Fulfyld provide to streamline kitting and fulfillment services?

Fulfyld provides multiple integrations to streamline kitting and fulfillment. One of the most significant integrations includes Amazon. Fulfyld meets the Amazon Seller Fulfilled Prime (SFP) requirements, allowing it to perform fulfilled-by-Amazon (FBA) prep services, which include kitting. Read more about the Amazon seller options here.

How to proceed and start using Fulfyld assembly services?

To start using Fulfyld services, fill in an online form to get a quote for your business. Alternatively, you can contact Fulfyld via email at [email protected] or call +1 256-716-8241.

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