Kitting and pick & pack services are also known as product assembly. This is the process where items are brought together and bundled into a single packaged product for the customer to receive. It is a basic but important part of warehouse service and delivery. Inefficient or ineffective kitting practices slow down the whole workflow and increase the risk of errors finding their way to the customers’ doorsteps. Fortunately, there are some steps that can be taken to ensure accurate and proper kitting is done.
Bill of Materials
You may be surprised at how often smaller items are left out or included in the wrong amounts. This is common in high-volume kitting operations; as workers start packing based on rote reflexes, it gets easier for things to slip through the cracks.