fulfillment


fulfillment
 Filling orders from mail-order marketing.
 ► “Fulfillment houses and in-house departments are working in ways to bring customer service up to speed by implementing formal service programs and restructuring their management philosophies to emphasize customer retention.” (Folio, Sept. 1, 1995, p. 50)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Fulfillment — (britisches Englisch Fulfilment „Erfüllung“) ist die Gesamtheit aller Aktivitäten, die nach dem Abschluss eines Vertrags der Belieferung des Kunden dienen. Vor allem sind dieses: Bestellungsannahme Lagerhaltung Kommissionierung Verpackung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fulfillment — Ful*fill ment, n. [Written also fulfilment.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of fulfilling; accomplishment; completion; as, the fulfillment of prophecy. [1913 Webster] 2. Execution; performance; as, the fulfillment of a promise. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fulfillment — index cessation (termination), conclusion (outcome), discharge (performance), end (termination) …   Law dictionary

  • fulfillment — 1775, from FULFILL (Cf. fulfill) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fulfillment — [n] accomplishment, completion achievement, attainment, carrying out, carrying through, consummation, contentedness, contentment, crowning, discharge, discharging, effecting, end, gratification, implementation, just the ticket*, kick*, kicks*… …   New thesaurus

  • fulfillment — ful|fill|ment [ ful fılmənt ] noun 1. ) uncount a feeling of happiness and satisfaction, especially because you are doing something important or using your abilities: Being a doctor gives me a real sense of fulfillment. 2. ) uncount the act of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Fulfillment — Fulfilment or fulfillment may refer to:* Order fulfillment The activities performed once an order is received * Fulfillment house A company specializing in order fulfillment …   Wikipedia

  • fulfillment — /fool fil meuhnt/, n. 1. the act or state of fulfilling: to witness the fulfillment of a dream; to achieve fulfillment of one s hopes. 2. the state or quality of being fulfilled; completion; realization: a vague plan that had no hope of… …   Universalium

  • fulfillment — n. 1) personal fulfillment (a sense of personal fulfillment) 2) partial fulfillment (of the requirements for a doctoral degree) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • fulfillment — noun 1. a feeling of satisfaction at having achieved your desires (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑fulfilment • Derivationally related forms: ↑fulfil (for: ↑fulfilment), ↑fulfill …   Useful english dictionary