BOLD VAN Can Prepare Your Business to Meet Kohl’s EDI Requirements

Kohl’s is the second-largest chain of department stores in America. They have over 1,100 stores and generate more than $19 billion in annual sales.

Kohl’s sells clothing, housewares, bedding, jewelry, footwear, beauty products, furniture, and electronics. A company as large as Kohl’s that sells a variety of goods presents big opportunities for a broad range of vendors. However, to become an approved Kohl’s vendor you will first need to meet their EDI requirements.

Requirements for EDI Compliance with Kohl’s:kohlslogo

  • 753 Request for Routing Instructions
  • 754 Routing Instructions
  • 810 Invoice
  • 816 Organizational Relationships
  • 820 Payment Remittance Advice
  • 850 Purchase Order
  • 852 Product Activity Data
  • 855 Purchase Order Response
  • 856 Advanced Ship Notice
  • 997 Acknowledgement
  • Branded packing slips for drop shipments
  • GS1-128 barcode shipping labels

The good news for BOLD VAN customers is that they don’t need to worry about the setup and configuration for these requirements.

Kohl’s Shipping Label Compliance:

Kohl’s uses a value-added network (VAN) for EDI communication, as well as AS2 Peer to Peer (with approval only). For shipping labels, Kohl’s uses both SOPI and SOIP ASN formats.

  • SOPI – Shipment, Order, Pack, and Item. (Pick and Pack) Generally used for shipments that contain more than one type of product.
  • SOIP – Shipment, Order, Item, Pack. (Standard Pack) Typically used for shipments that contain only one product type.

When You Sign Up For BOLD VAN, We Will:

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

Get EDI compliant with Kohl’s at no extra charge!

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