Shaw's Shipping Requirements

Shaw’s Shipping Requirements (Supplier Companies)

Shaw’s Shipping Requirements mentioned in this blog are obligatory for all vendors doing merchandise with Shaw’s Supermarkets. Shaw’s Shipping Requirements are strict and vendors must comply with the information mentioned below taking into account any changes given on the Shaw’s website.

Two packing slips/ and or BOL containing an itemized list of all merchandise shipped must be included with each shipment and must include the following information:

  • Shaw’s Purchase Order Number
  • Item Description to include Pack and Size
  • UPC Code or Vendor Item Code
  • Quantity Shipped by Item.
  • Weight Sheets (Net Weight)
  • Sell by Dates
  • Country of Origin information must be provided on all current invoices. The origin information must be listed by line item.

The following must appear in the body of the Bill of Lading as an addition to any other information specified within Shaw’s Supermarket instructions:

  • Shaw’s Purchase Order Number
  • Number of cartons shipped
  • “Delivery appointment required”
  • “Driver required to unload”
  • Driver Name and Driver Number
  • Carrier Name
  • Shipper Number or Load Number
  • Trailer Number
  • Pick-up Date
  • Seal Number
  • Piece count or Pallet count (as applicable)
  • Country of Origin information must be provided on all bills of lading. The origin information must be listed by line item.

Failure to provide packing slips or properly prepared Bill of Lading may result in a direct charge-back to your company, to cover additional costs, and administrative expenses

Prepaid shipments must be shipped on a prepaid/F.O.B. destination basis and will not be accepted on a collect basis. Any freight bills resulting from goods shipped under incorrect terms may result in a charge-back to your company for full freight costs, and administrative expenses.

Vendors shipping prepaid /FOB shipment must notify their carriers that all charges for the complete delivery to Shaw’s are to be billed to the Vendor. In the event that Shaw’s receives carrier invoices directly on these types of shipments it will return the invoices to the Carrier and immediately deduct all of its administrative expenses from the Vendor.

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