The holiday season might span November and December for shoppers, but the season lasts even longer for suppliers and retailers. In fact, many retailers start prepping for the holidays in August and September. If you’re a supplier looking to get products into stores for the holidays, you need to be ready even earlier. One way you can have your products holiday ready is through kitting and assembly services.
Are you offering multiple items under a single SKU? Kitting and assembly services might be for you. Learn more about kitting and assembly services and how R+L Global Logistics can help you become holiday ready.
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You’ll find there are a number of fulfillment and distribution services available to you through R+L Global Logistics. One of those services is kitting and assembly. It is important that businesses understand the logistics of kitting and assembly services. Take advantage of kitting and assembly services to grow your business and make order fulfillment simple.
In the most basic terms, kitting refers to putting individual items together to form a product that ships as a single item. Holiday gift baskets, beauty product sets and other kits that contain multiple items are sent out as a single item with a single sku. Kitting is the process of putting the products in a box or basket. Kitting happens in a warehouse or fulfillment center. You might find kitting also referred to as “product building.”
Assembly is also a simple process. Assembly is the process of putting your items together in a kit. Kitting and assembly services work together to make service simple. As an example, your holiday basket likely contains multiple items that are assemble and made ready to ship as a kit.
In addition to getting holiday ready with gift baskets, there are many other products that kitting and assembly services make simple. Kitting and assembly services are a cost effective solution for:
If consumers buy your items in a group, kitting and assembly can benefit your business.
You’ll find that kitting and assembly involve lots of multi-tasking. Warehouse and fulfillment workers stay busy with kitting and assembly services, pick and pack and other services. Their abilities to multitask and get the job done without errors make order fulfillment simple for their customers, no matter what product their working with.
There are many reasons why you might want to use kitting services to get holiday ready. The kitting process might be best left to the pros. Your business might need items put together in a single product packaging, but might not have the resources or warehouse facility to accomplish the job. This is where a kitting and assembly services partner like R+L Global can step in and help you get the job done.
After the kits are assembled, R+L Global can help provide the next steps on the supply chain. R+L Global can offer consumers distribution services to get the kits to retailers and end customers in time for the holidays. Taking advantage of kitting and assembly services can reduce hassle in the fulfillment and distribution process.
There are many advantages to packaging kitting and assembly holiday products together. Benefits of taking advantage of R+L Global’s kitting and assembly services can include:
Getting ready for the holidays with kitting and assembly doesn’t have to be a hassle. Grouping items together to sell in a kit or gift basket for the holidays is a smart move. Consumers have a mindset that the more items you’re able to buy together, the more money you’re saving. R+L Global Logistics can help you take advantage of this mindset by offering kitting and assembly services.
There are many reasons why you might take advantage of R+L Global’s kitting and assembly services. These reasons include:
There are many reasons why you might take advantage of R+L Global’s kitting and assembly services to help make the most of your business opportunities. Make the most of the fulfillment and distribution process so you can focus on scaling your business instead of handling the logistics. Contact R+L Global Logistics today at 866-989-3082 or take advantage of the online chat in the bottom right corner to get started with services today.
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