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Fulfilment Pipelines

Once an order is created via the Order API, Crystallize receives and automatically places it in the fulfilment pipeline. You can then make use of webhooks accordingly.

In order to perform these operations, ensure that you have the proper authentication (if necessary) and user permissions.

Create Order

The first step here is to create an order using a GraphQL mutation. Follow the steps on the Creating Orders page if you’re not sure how.

Fulfilment Pipeline

Any order placed successfully via the Order API ends up in the fulfilment pipeline, which you can access from Crystallize under the Fulfilment section. A pipeline can have any number of stages, as shown in the image below.

Assign Order to a Pipeline

Assigning an order to a pipeline is as simple as dragging and dropping it to the pipeline you wish to add it to. Keep in mind that you can assign a single order to multiple pipelines.

Change Pipeline Stage

Changing the pipeline stage is equally easy. Head over to the pipeline and simply drag and drop orders to any of the pipeline stages. Pipeline stage changes can also be done using the PIM API, which will be discussed in upcoming sections.


You can then add in a webhook that fires whenever the pipeline stage for an order is changed. A good example would be updating your customer via email regarding any updates on their order. The image below shows a webhook that sends every detail related to the order any time there’s a change in the pipeline stage.

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