General Shipment Requirements: Simplified Transportation & Receiving
General Shipment Requirements: Purchase orders must ship complete o Wegmans does not accept back-orders. Wegman prefers to arrange its incoming freight whenever it is logistically possible. Wegmans backhaul pickups are expected to have a weight limit of 42,000 pounds and built using quality standards for axle weight distribution. If a load does not meet these requirements Wegmans may choose to turn back the transportation of the freight to the vendor. Delivery Appointment Scheduling Please note that all Wegmans Facilities require a scheduled appointment time. This procedure allows for efficient coordination of receiving operations. Receiving appointments are required on all shipments regardless of size or shipment method used.
General Shipment Requirements
Purchase orders must ship complete o Wegmans does not accept back-orders. If prior approval is given by Wegmans Category Merchant: backordered items require a new Purchase order to be created prior to the shipment arriving.
- Item shortages/out of stocks must be immediately communicated to the appropriate Wegmans Category Merchant and/or Buyer
- Orders are to ship to arrive on the requested delivery date as shown on the Purchase Order o Vendor performance will be reviewed quarterly as to their on-time arrival.
- Any order that will not arrive as requested must immediately be communicated to the appropriate Wegmans Category Merchant and/or Buyer
- Only one purchase order per full truck load quantities
- PO’s over one truckload should be communicated to Wegmans category Merchant or Buyer BEFORE PO ships
- Please provide additional item level detail and quantities. New PO’s will be created for each additional truck.
Packing List Requirements
For each purchase order shipped, there must be a legible Packing List with the following information included:
- Purchase order number
- Wegmans item number (commodity code)
- Total # of cases shipped by item
- Case Pack quantity
- If applicable please provide Inner pack carton quantity
- Accurate product description.