Fulfillment order is the process of shipping the products to the customers in Shopify. You can choose to fulfill it automatically or manually based on your purposes. For manual fulfillment, you can select to fulfill all products at once or fulfill part of the order. In case one or more of your products are out of stock or the order includes pre-order items, the partial fulfillment is more convenient than the remaining. Therefore, if you wonder how to fulfill part of an order manually on Shopify, keep reading to discover it.
After signing in Shopify account, go to
Orders in the menu on the left of your screen.
The list of all orders will appear that you have to select the one you want to fulfill partially. For example, the picture below describes my orders list and each order is shown in number instead of name. I want to fulfill the order #1001 then I will press on its number.
In the detail page of the order, choose
Create shipping label under the
The page will move to another one called
Fulfillment page then you need to select how many products you want to fulfill in the
Shipping service, there are a number of shipping providers for you to choose. It also provides their corresponding fee then you can decide what to use.
If you want to inform your customer about the shipment immediately, you can tick on the
Email shipment details to customers now in the
Shipping date section. However, be noted that this option does not work for all cases but appears only when you have your customer’s email address.
Shipping date is the
Summary part, you will see the total amount you have to pay and if you are satisfied with it, click on
Buy shipping label button end the process.
This step is similar to step 1 when you use Shopify Shipping that head to the
Orders from the Shopify admin.
Look for the order which has fulfillment status as
Partially fulfilled and press on it to open.
You will see the detailed information of the chosen order appear on your display with the first section is
Unfulfilled. Below the unfulfilled items, there is a
Marked as fulfilled button then press on that.
Change the quantity for each product in such a way that the number of the item you don’t want to fulfill is equal to
Enter the tracking number given by your shipping provider in the
Tracking information. If you don’t remember, you can leave it to fill in later.
Tracking information, you can see the
NOTIFY CUSTOMER OF SHIPMENT section and the option
Send shipment details to your customer now. You can choose to tick or untick it based on whether you want to inform your customer or not.
After completing all the above steps, you can click on
Fulfill items to finish.
In step 5, if you haven’t added the tracking number yet, you can insert it by selecting
Add tracking in the
Open the Shopify app with a log-in account on your phone then choose
Pick an order which you want to fulfill in the list of orders. If your order list is long, you can open
Unfulfilled and partially fulfilled section to find the one you want to fulfill.
This step is for Shopify Shipping user if you are not, you can move to the next step. Select
Create shipping label button in the
Unfulfilled section to continue.
If you use service from another provider, tap the
Mark as fulfilled in the
Unfulfilled part. After that, add the tracking number or tap on the barcode symbol to scan the barcode of the shipping supplier. The tracking URL will be included in the customer’s shipping confirmation and the shipping update emails.
Edit the number of products that you want to fulfill. By default, all items will be fulfilled then you have to select the quantity for unfulfilled one as
To end the fulfillment action, choose
Buy shipping label if you are using Shopify Shipping and
Fulfill items if you are not.
Get access to your Shopify app and tap on
Orders which next to the
Home button at the bottom bar.
All orders to show your list of orders. Next, decide the order which you want to fulfill and click on its number.
If you use Shopify Shipping and your store base is in the United States or Canada, select
CREATE SHIPPING LABEL to buy a shipping label.
In case you use other shipping providers, tap
MARK AS FULFILLED button to continue. The detailed settings will appear that you have to enter the tracking number in the given space or tap on the barcode to scan the carrier’s barcode.
Adjust the number of items but be noted that the number of products you don’t want to fulfill must be
After editing the fulfillment information, press on the
Fulfill items button at the end of the settings if you are using a carrier. Meanwhile, tap on
Buy shipping label when you are using Shopify Shipping.
In short, that is all about the process of how to fulfill part of an order manually on Shopify. The writing is quite long but it is very easy to understand and informative that it will help you a lot in managing your fulfillment. Hope that you have good experiences and earn benefits from this post.