What is the Start Ship date on a fulfillment request?
The Start Ship date on a fulfillment request is the start of your shipping window; it's the earliest date that you'll allow Shipvine to ship your order.
For most orders in the system, the Start Ship date is the same day as or next business day after (depending on the size of the fulfillment request and whether or not it was received before the same-day shipping cutoff) as the Received At
date, and you won't have a need to change it.
However, you might have a large order going to a department store that has a specific shipping window, but you want to transmit the order to Shipvine as a fulfillment request ahead of time so we can start working on it. You can set the Start Ship date to a date in the future to tell Shipvine that it's OK to pick and package the order to get it ready, but not to actually ship it until the Start Ship date.
To control the end of the shipping window, or the date by which Shipvine should have the fulfillment request shipped, set the Ship By
What is the Ship By date on a fulfillment request?
The Ship By date is the end of your shipping window; it's the date by which Shipvine should physically ship your fulfillment request. The earliest date allowed for the Ship By date is calculated by an algorithm looks at the Received At date and ...
What does the "Fulfillment Requests Queued Limit" metric on the Shipvine Logistics dashboard mean?
The Shipvine Terms and Conditions state that the same-day shipping guarantee for low-volume fulfillment requests (orders) submitted by noon Eastern is suspended if you send us more than 4 times your daily average order volume. If you send more than ...
What is the Cancel Date on a fulfillment request?
The system will automatically cancel any fulfillment requests that haven't shipped by the Cancel Date. For most fulfillment requests in the system, this value isn't set, and you can ignore it. The field is useful when shipping large wholesale orders ...
What is the Received At date on a fulfillment request?
The Received At date on a fulfillment request shows the date and time at which Shipvine Logistics accepted your sales order for fulfillment, passing all validation checks. This date is used for calculating the earliest allowed value for the Ship By ...
What is a fulfillment request?
The main object of interest in the Shipvine Logistics system is the fulfillment request. The reason we use this term instead of something like "sales order" is because we encourage you to not treat our system as an order management system; instead, ...