How does a business become EDI compliant with Bed Bath & Beyond?

  • February 18, 2019 / by Infocon Systems

Bed Bath & Beyond was founded in 1971 in the USA. Bed Bath & Beyond sells home goods for bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and dining room as well as outdoor, storage, and home improvement. Bed Bath & Beyond is a trusted and popular retailer where vendors want their products. As of 2017 Bed Bath and Beyond has over 1546 stores and 65 000 employees that are located in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico. The company is included in the S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Forbes Global 2000 lists. Bed Bath & Beyond purchases products through dedicated buyers. The 85% of such products provide from small and medium-size companies. The company's 10 largest suppliers accounting for only 15% of purchases. The Bed Bath & Beyond drop ship program enables suppliers to sell products on Bed Bath & Beyond website. Inventory feeds will keep available quantity updated and customer purchases will be forwarded to the vendor for fulfilment. In order to begin trading with Bed Bath & Beyond EDI, suppliers must be able to transmit and receive documents electronically, conforming to the company's x12 EDI standards.


As a supplier of Bed Bath & Beyond your company may be required following EDI business document types:

  • 810 Invoice
  • 816 Organizational Relationships
  • 820 Payment Order/Remittance Advice
  • 850 Purchase Order
  • 856 Advanced Shipping Notice/Dispatch Advice
  • 860 Purchase Order Change Request - Buyer Initiated
  • 864 Text Massage
  • 865 Purchase Order Change Acknowledgement
  • 997 Functional Acknowledgement
  • GS1-128 (formerly called UCC-128) bar code shipping labels

Bed Bath and Beyond requires Some of labels types which when suppliers ship orders

  • Shipping 1 SKU per carton
  • Label for shipping to Pool Network
  • SOPI ASN type and shipping 1 SKU per carton
  • Pick and pack (multiple SKU) per carton
  • Shipping a single SKU per carton with a special region label

The ASN will have comprehensive information about the items that are being shipped, how the items are packed and transported. For example, Gross Weight, Bill of Lading, Shipped date, SCAC code, and Pack Quantity will be included with the information that comes from the purchase order. SOPI (Shipment, Order, Pack (carton) and Item) ASN is also known as "Pick and Pack" because more than one type of item can be picked from the supplier's shelves and packed into the same carton. Shipment, Order, Item and Pack (SOIP) is commonly called "Standard Pack" because it allows for only one product type to be packed into any one container. Both parcel and LTL carriers are used for transportation of goods. Bed Bath and Beyond has suppliers send shipments directly to stores as well as through their logistics network. The network includes cross docking at warehouses and subsequent pool distribution of products to multiple stores within a geographic area.

To know more on how we implement EDI for Bed Bath and Beyond, contact our sales department at +1 888-339-0722 or email us at sales@infoconn.com

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