Shipments that are ready for picking are typically grouped into batches for efficient picking runs. OrderFlow takes this further by supporting volume printing for these batches.
Despatch notes for each shipment can be printed as part of the same print job, reducing the work that each packer needs to do at the packing desk per order processed, and speeding up packing operations generally.
Batches can be generated automatically and downloaded in the background to the OrderFlow Print Server, which always runs on the warehouses local network.
The warehouse operator can trigger printing of batches, through a drag and drop interface, to a selected printer.
Retailers that use integrated stationery for paperwork generation, in which the shipment label is printed in a peel off section of the despatch note, have a further option for speeding up order processing, in that they can even bypass the packing desk entirely, as all paperwork can be produced before the picking run and merged during the picking process itself.
This allows for the fastest possible picking and packing process, although without the accuracy safeguard of a scan to pack operation at the packing desk.