Yes, there are ways by which one can automate almost every eCommerce operations. Many ecommerce retailers are moving towards automating their everyday repetitive tasks. Because automation improves the effectiveness of the results of your online selling.
Certainly hard work or manual work helps in development, but at some stage, you have to step back and think about further optimizing the process.
As mentioned in the above question, monotonous things like:
All this can be automated by leveraging such automation tools. You can even create customized automation rules based on your eCommerce business requirements. Here are some examples of automation rules which can be set:
→ If Order is created with an item that is Out of Stock in all warehouses, then add a tag to the re-order that item.
→ If an order is created and the product’s reorder point has been reached, then send an email to the supplier for inventory replenishment of that product.
→ If an order is completed or delivered, then generate an invoice and sent it to the buyer's email.
→ When an order is created and the payment status is "not paid", put in the "payment-pending" tag.
→ When an order is created, the store is Amazon USA, make the order status as confirmed, then mark it as MCF (Multi-channel Fulfillment).
→ If a product is returned and validated, “Refund” the amount back to the customer and tag the order with “Returned-items”.
→ If requested for replacement while return, create a new order for the returned item.
Ecommerce automation has the ability to reduce workweek hours and can considerably boost productivity and free up time for you and your team to concentrate on what really matters – growing your eCommerce business.