Giant Eagle EDI Compliance

Giant Eagle started in 1993 as a supermarket retailer in the states of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, and Indiana. In 2012, the company was ranked 21st in the top 75 of all North American food retailers and based on their 2005 revenue, Giant Eagle was ranked the 49th largest retailer in the U.S.

Giant Eagle’s products include dairy, bakery, deli, frozen foods, meat, pharmacy, liquor, fuel, money orders, lottery tickets, and thousands of other items.

EDI documents are transmitted over an AS/2 (Applicability Statement 2).Below are the EDI document types and labels that are required by Giant Eagle and which have been fully verified by CovalentWorks for accurate compliance with their EDI requirements.

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Giant Eagle EDI Requirements

Giant Eagle uses a few different label types when a purchase order is fulfilled.

The ASN (Advance Shipping notice) will have extensive information about the items that are being shipped and how they are being transported. For example, the gross weight, SCAC code, carrier name, Bill of Lading number, date, name, gross weight, carrier name, product ID and cases shipped will be included as well as information directly from the purchase order.

Giant Eagle uses the SOPI format for ASN’s. A SOPI (Shipment, Order, Pack (carton) and Item) ASN is also known as “Pick and Pack” because more than one type of item can be picked from the supplier’s shelves and packed into the same carton. Giant Eagle uses several variations of SOPI ASN’s. Here are some examples:

ASN template for Shipping in Each

ASN template for Shipping in Case

Giant Eagle employs a cross docking system that accelerates the distribution procedure. Cross docking is a logistics scheme in which items from a supplier are shipped to a store through a supply center. Trucks from the suppliers pull up on one side of the supply center and trucks going out to the stores dock on the other side of the supplier center. Product is not usually stored at the supply center. Cross docking helps reduce handling and storage time.

In addition, Giant Eagle uses a Transportation Management System (TMS) which combines different orders with the same ship date and destination into a larger, lower-cost, and more direct route order. Supplier pickups are scheduled through either EDI transactions or through the Giant Eagle website.

 

Here is a sample of a label:

Giant Eagle Barcode Shipping Label Examples

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