Shipping Requirements

General Shipment Requirements:

  • Purchase Orders must ship complete.
    • Wegmans does not accept back-orders
      • If prior approval is given by Wegmans Category Merchant: backordered items require a new Purchase Order to be created prior to the shipment arriving.
    • Item shortages/out-of-stocks must be immediately communicated to the appropriate Wegmans Category Merchant and/or Buyer.
  • Orders are to ship to arrive on the requested delivery date as shown on the Purchase Order.
    • Vendor performance will be reviewed quarterly as to their on-time arrival (early or late).
    • Any order that will not arrive as requested must immediately be communicated to the appropriate Wegmans Category Merchant and/or Buyer.
    • Only one purchase order per full truck load quantities.
      • PO’s over one truckload should be communicated to Wegmans Category Merchant or Buyer BEFORE PO ships.
      • Please provide additional item level detail and quantities. New PO’s will be created for each additional truck.

Packing List Requirements:

For each purchase order shipped, there must be a legible Packing List with the following information included:

  • Purchase order number.
  • Wegmans item number (commodity code).
  • Accurate product description.
  • Total number of cases shipped by item.
  • Case pack quantity.
  • If applicable, please provide inner pack carton quantity.
    • For General Merchandise, see GM Carton Markings link for an example of Wegmans’ inner pack information needs.