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English definition of “fulfilment house”

fulfilment house

noun [C] (US fulfillment house)     (also US usually fulfillment center, UK also fulfilment centre)
COMMERCE, MARKETING a business that sends out advertising , takes orders , accepts payment , sends out goods , etc. for other companies : The mailing campaign was outsourced to a third-party fulfilment house . Using a fulfilment house limits a company's ability to oversee delivery and make sure that it meets the necessary standards .
(Definition of fulfilment house noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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