Kroger EDI Compliance

Kroger has been a retail supermarket since 1883 and has become the 2nd largest grocery chain by annual revenue with $93 billion which is second only to Walmart. The company has over 2,600 stores located in 31 U.S. states and 340,000 employees.

Kroger offers a wide variety of food products such as bread, dairy, deli, frozen foods, grocery and general merchandise as well as thousands of other products.

EDI documents are communicated through a transmission method called AS/2 (Applicability Statement 2). The following EDI document types and labels are mandatory by Kroger and have been fully tested by CovalentWorks for exact compliance with Kroger’s EDI specifications.

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Kroger EDI Requirements

Kroger uses distribution centers that accelerate the supply chain for the retail stores. Suppliers send product to the distribution centers. Trucks from the suppliers pull up on one side of the building and unload palletized products. Automated conveyer belts and machines break out the product from the pallets into trays for temporary storage. Based on specific retail store demand, the product trays are then re-assembled into multi-product pallets. The resulting pallets are loaded onto trucks going out to the stores docked on the other side of the building. 

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