BOLD VAN Prepares Your Business to Meet the EDI Requirements of Dollar General

Dollar General is a chain of affordable variety stores that sells most items for a dollar or in whole-dollar increments. While Dollar General is not necessarily a true dollar store, they do compete in the dollar store category against Dollar Tree and Family Dollar.

Dollar General has over 12,000 retail stores located throughout most of the United States, and they generate more than $20 billion in annual revenue. The items they sell include groceries, clothing, toys, cleaning supplies, pet supplies, beauty products, home decor, and seasonal items.

To become an approved vendor for Dollar General, you will first need to become compliant with their EDI requirements. The good news is that they have less strict requirements than most large retailers.

Requirements for EDI Compliance with Dollar General:


  • 810 Invoice
  • 850 Purchase Order
  • 997 Acknowledgement

As a BOLD VAN customer, you won’t have to worry about setting up and configuring any of these EDI requirements.

Additional Dollar General Compliance Information

Dollar General vendors must comply with the standards outlined by the Voluntary Inter-Industry Commerce Standard (VICS), which is a subset of the ANSI ASC X12 national standard. Other guidelines in the Dollar General EDI trading agreement include minimum acceptable payment terms and agreeing that transmission errors may result in chargeback penalties.

Included in the Standard Rate, BOLD VAN Will:

  • Provide you with necessary EDI Software
  • Install EDI Software on your site
  • Configure your VAN for EDI exchange with Dollar General
  • Work with you to test the VAN and all EDI protocols with Dollar General
  • Support and maintain EDI software on your site

BOLD VAN will get your company EDI compliant with Dollar General quickly!

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