Split Shipments/Drop Shipments

Learn how to process split shipments and drop shipments in commonsku.

On this page:

Step 1 - Create a split/drop shipment address on the client's page

Step 2 - Select the split/drop shipment address on the sales order

Step 3 - Add the shipping details to the project's shipping tab

FAQ

Step 1 - Create a split/drop shipment address on the client's page

To create a split/drop shipment address on the client page's Profile tab:

  1. Scroll down to the address section (under client contacts)
  2. Click Add Address
  3. Enter Address Name: "Split Shipment" or "Drop Shipment," Company Name: "Split Shipment" or "Drop Shipment"
  4. Leave other address details blank
  5. Click Save

You can also add a client address from the client page under the Contact tab by scrolling down to the address section, clicking Add Address, and following remaining steps above.

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Step 2 - Select the split/drop shipment address on the sales order

To select the split/drop shipment address on the sale order:

  1. Click the "Main Shipping Address" address drop-down
  2. Select the split/drop shipment address

Refresh your screen if you don't see the address populate in the drop-down. Selecting the new address on the sales order does not affect your purchase order, but indicates to the client that the order is being split/drop shipped.

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Step 3 - Add the shipping details to the project's shipping tab

Enter the order's shipping details as usual, whether products are shipping from supplier to client or a third-party decorator.

When you are choosing the client's shipping address:

  1. Click the "Client Address" drop-down and select Split Shipping - this option should be in blue text, do not select the split shipment address you created on the client page
  2. Click Upload Split Shipping and select the document you need from either the Project Files, Client Files, or your computer
  3. Click Save, generate, and review POs as usual

If you need to delete and replace the split shipping document you uploaded:

  1. Click the "x" next to the uplaoded file
  2. Click Upload Split Shipping and select the document you need from either the Project Files, Client Files, or your computer
  3. Click Save

Once you've generated a purchase order based on your split shipment details, the uploaded document will be automatically attached to the outgoing email when you submit the PO to the supplier from commonsku. The supplier will also be able to click on the email attachment from the PO.

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FAQ

How do I invoice the separate shipments?
You can create multiple invoices for the order, one invoice for each shipment location.