A Hassle-Free Approach to Meeting All EDI Requirements From Lowe’s

Lowe’s is the second-largest home improvement and hardware retailer in the world with over 1,800 stores located throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and Australia. Naturally, Lowe’s is one of the most sought-out retailers for suppliers of tools, hardware, appliances, and other home improvement products.

However, communicating with Lowe’s over their value-added network (VAN) requires you to become EDI compliant. At BOLD VAN, we have helped tons of companies meet the EDI requirements of Lowe’s and below are the most important requirements you need to know about.

Requirements for EDI Compliance with Lowe’s:


  • 810 Invoice
  • 820 Payment Order/Remittance Advice
  • 824 Application Advice
  • 846 Inventory Advice
  • 850 Purchase Order
  • 855 Purchase Order Acknowledgment
  • 856 Advanced Ship Notice
  • 997 Functional Acknowledgment Document
  • GS1-128 shipping labels

As your trusted EDI provider, BOLD VAN will handle the setup and configuration for all of these requirements on your behalf.

Labeling Requirements From Lowe’s:

Like many big box retailers, Lowe’s uses a cross docking system at their regional supply centers to keep a steady flow of products from their suppliers to their retail stores. To ensure this system is efficient, Lowe’s requires you to use specific label types, such as an ITF 14 Label, Pack, Consignment Pack, Pallet, and Consignment Pallet.

You will use both the SOI and SOTI ASN formats with Lowe’s:
SOI – Shipment, Order, and Item (Summary ASN)
SOTI – Shipment, Order, Tare, and Item

Included in All BOLD VAN Solutions, We Will:

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

Get EDI compliant with Lowe’s at no extra cost by signing up for BOLD VAN!

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