This service provides most of the functionality of Broadleaf as an OMS (Order Management System), such as management of various aspects of orders and their fulfillment workflows. It handles:
Generating orders and fulfillments from checkout submission
Reading customer order history
Managing fulfillments through different statuses
Partial updating of fulfillments by splitting
Generating new fulfillments after checkout
Capturing payment for fulfillments
Fulfilling virtual, pick-up, and ship fulfillments
Cancelling fulfillments and reversing payments
Initiating return authorizations
Confirming returned items
Issuing refunds for applicable returns
This service does not provide persistence facilities, which are deferred to the Order Services through the various providers:
It does not usually make API calls to any service other than the Order Service (and Authentication Service), however it does interact with other services through messaging as visible below. Communication through API is indicated by a solid arrow, while messaging is a dashed arrow.
See the Order Services for the domain and data models used by Order Operations.