GNC EDI Compliance

GNC is a retail chain specializing in health, beauty, and nutrition related products. The company sells vitamins, supplements, minerals, herbs, sports nutrition, diet and energy products. The company was founded in 1935 as a small health food store in downtown Pittsburgh that went by the name of Lackzoom. GNC has since grown to 7,334 locations as of 2011 and in 2013 had revenue of $2.63 billion.

EDI documents are transmitted using a VAN (Value Added Network) protocol. Below are the EDI document types and labels that are required by GNC and have been fully verified by CovalentWorks for accurate compliance with GNC’s EDI qualifications.

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GNC EDI Requirements

The ASN (Advance Shipping Notice) contains detailed information about the products that are being sent to GNC and as well as transportation information. For example, the numeric gross weight, SCAC code, carrier name, tracking number, date, mandatory carrier assignee, lot number, serial number and expiration date will be included in addition to data that comes from the purchase order.

GNC uses the SOPI format for ASN’s. SOPI stands for Shipment, Order, Pack (carton) and Item. SOPI is also known as “Pick and Pack” because more than one type of item can be packed into the same carton. GNC uses two types of SOPI ASN’s which are:

Small parcel shipments

Truck and non-small carrier shipments

GNC Barcode Shipping Label Examples

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