The shipment object and the allowed CRUD operations on the related resource endpoint
The default inventory model strategy is no split, meaning that just a single shipment from a single stock location is always created. If a different strategy is selected the orders fulfillment can be split into more shipments for one of the following reasons:
The combination of stock locations and shipping categories determines the number of shipments. Each shipment gets fulfilled separately.
In case the inventory model strategy is left as default – no split – shipping categories are ignored: just one shipment is created with no specific category associated.
Check the related ER diagram and explore the flowchart that illustrates how the shipment resource relates to the other API entities.
Check the related guide to learn more about the available inventory model strategies, how they work, and how shipments are managed based on each of them.