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Pallet Specifications And Carton Labeling Guidelines For Fred’s Vendor Merchandise Pallet Specifications And Carton Labeling requirements described in today’s blog are obligatory for Fred’s vendors that ship merchandise to Fred’s. FRED’S Pallet Specifications: Size: 40” wide x 48” long Type: GMA standard hardwood pallets, 4-way entry pallets Material: Group III and/or Group IV hardwood 4-way entry 6” Read More →

Vendor Shipping

Vendor Shipping And Handling Requirements (Fred’s Inc. Penalties and Charges) Vendor Shipping And Handling guidelines (routing, shipping, marking, or packaging requirements) are obligatory as Fred’s Inc. shall assess the penalties and charges to Vendors/ Shippers for failing to comply with  the mentioned Vendor Shipping demands: Fred’s purchase order number must be listed on all bills of lading and packing slips Read More →

FRED’S Barcode

FRED’S Barcode And Country of Origin Labeling Requirements FRED’S Barcode requirements apply to any interior product that FRED’S distribution facility could split for resale. All inner packages intended for re-sale must be bar coded on at least one side with a UPC. The bar code symbol is the UPC-A. The GTIN-12 (12-digit UPC) is composed of: Supplier’s GS1 Read More →

Packaging and Load Guides

  Packaging and Load Expectations For Fred’s Shipments Packaging and Load requirements are the supplier’s responsibility.  Suppliers must ensure all pallets shipped into the FRED’S distribution centers according to these guidelines. Pallets should not exceed the 72” in height (height includes pallet and product). Cartons weighing in excess of 45 lbs. should have a TEAM LIFT label attached as Read More →

Distribution Center ASN

Distribution Center ASN Guidelines For All Pproduct Shipped to a FRED’S DC Distribution Center ASN requirements refer to an EDI 856 transaction used by FRED’S and its vendors. The Advance Ship Notice (ASN or EDI 856) is a transaction used to confirm the configuration of a shipment of goods as well as additional information relating to the shipment. Distribution Read More →

UPC Barcode Label

UPC Barcode Label (Mills Fleet Farm Guidelines) UPC barcode label is critical for effectively and efficiently moving product through to Mills Fleet Farm stores. UPC barcode label is used in areas such as point of sale, stock replenishment, receiving and distribution. Mills Fleet Farm requires all of suppliers to provide company with accurately barcoded merchandise and Read More →

Labeling Requirements

Labeling Requirements And Case Definition For Mills Fleet Farm Merchandise Labeling Requirements set by Mills Fleet Farm (including pallet guidelines) are given in today’s blog. Labeling Requirements also cover case guides. Case refers to a shipping container made of corrugated fiberboard, not boxboard or chipboard. Construction must be sturdy enough to facilitate multiple handlings, both by hand and Read More →

EDI 810 Electronic Invoice

EDI 810 Electronic Invoice Requirements EDI 810 Electronic Invoice vendor exchange requires testing and certification by Saks SFA EDI Office. Saks requires one EDI 810 Electronic Invoice for each shipment, by PO, Store, and Bill of Lading. Failure to comply may result in payment delays. Ensure invoices are accurate, do not include information on merchandise that is back ordered or Read More →

Town Shoes EDI

Town Shoes EDI Project Description And Guidelines Town Shoes EDI project helps vendoring companies to exchange electronic data with Town Shoes. Current Town Shoes EDI project scope is Catalogue Update (832) from vendor, Purchase Order (850) and Purchase Order Change (860) from Town Shoes, Advanced Shipping Notice (856) from vendor. If you are unable to send an automated 832 Catalogue file, Read More →

Saks Fifth Avenue EDI Order

Saks Fifth Avenue EDI Order Fulfillment Details Saks Fifth Avenue EDI Order Fulfillment guidelines refer to quality standards, shippment notifications , delayed shipments, cancelled orders etc. Product must be packaged sufficiently to prevent damage during shipping. All products must have a unique UPC which is either on a hang tag, shoe box or packaged box. Items Read More →