Ours is an industry of jargon, as any of you who’ve ever had an extended conversation with a logistics professional probably know (hopefully we’re not too guilty of that!)
Filled with shipping acronyms, technological terms and transportation abbreviations, understanding our world can sometimes require a good look a Google… unless you read this blog!
We want you to understand exactly what we’re talking about, even when it requires using industry shorthand to explain a complete process. That’s why we’re starting out ‘Unpacking…’ series of posts, which will feature a quick, plain English explanation of a term from our industry.
Today is seems fitting to start on the assembly line, to explain what we mean when we refer to ‘kitting.’
What Is Kitting?
Kitting is the part of the order fulfillment process that assembles individual products into ready-made sets. This can be gift boxes, promotional packages, or anything in between that requires distinct items to be put together to form a set, which is also known as a ‘kit’.
Kitting services benefit businesses in a number of ways: