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Get Holiday Ready with Kitting and Assembly Services

Get Holiday Ready with Kitting and Assembly Services

The holiday season might span November and December for shoppers, but the season lasts even longer for suppliers and retailers.  In fact, m...
Laura Isaacs
October 21, 2019
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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.

What are Kitting and Assembly Services?What are Kitting and Assembly Services

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.

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Why Use Kitting and Assembly Services to Get Holiday Ready?Why Use Kitting and Assembly Services to get Holiday Ready

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:

  • Quick order fulfillment: Order time decreases and costs can go down when items are being assembled in bulk. Each kit is counted as a single SKU in the fulfillment center or warehouse, and this can help keep the process cost effective.
  • Fewer shipping mistakes: Instead of shipping out multiple items, your kit or holiday basket ships out as a single SKU.  Items aren’t labeled or weighed individually, but as a single kit. You can pre-print shipping labels to eliminate steps and make the process easy. Eliminating steps can reduce the chance of errors.
  • Cost-efficient packaging: You might find that shipping costs go down when your holiday kit or basket is in a package customized by weight and size. This can lead to lowered shipping expenses and better service for customers.
  • Additional savings: Kitting and assembly services save companies money in many ways. In addition to saving on shipping costs, the kitting and assembly process can reduce the number of SKUs in the warehouse, lower transaction costs, and lead to fewer returns.

Why Work with R+L Global for Kitting and Assembly?

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:

  • Control, transparency and visibility: R+L Global uses an effective warehouse management system software that provides clients with instant information. You’ll always know where your products are in the kitting and assembly process. Inventory levels and more are always at hand.
  • Help responding to customer demand: You’ll find that R+L Global warehouses and fulfillment centers use efficient design and processes. This boosts the effectiveness of the kitting and assembly process. This can help you respond to customer demand by providing quick fulfillment for your holiday goods. Customers get orders quickly, allowing you to focus on growing your business.
  • Headache-free services: R+L Global offers the expertise you expect from a professional warehousing, distribution and fulfillment partner. Changes of error are low and decrease when your holiday items are shipped in a kit. Taking advantage of R+L Global services can provide a hassle-free experience for your kitting and assembly needs.

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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