EDI Integration for Kroger Suppliers

Enable seamless automation with America's largest grocery store.

OVERVIEW

Kroger is an American retail company founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is America's largest grocery retailer by revenue and the second-largest general retailer. Together with their partners, Kroger is focused on delivering their customers a first-class shopping experience while working to end hunger and eliminate food waste.

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Simplify EDI compliance with Logicbroker’s modernized EDI technology, lighting up new sales channels and eliminating the complexity of managing multiple trading partners.

With one Logicbroker connection, you can unlock any retailer sales channel and effortlessly manage your B2C and B2B relationships. Our team of experts has invested the time to complete comprehensive mapping and testing according to retailers' standards in order to get you up and running fast. With a certified EDI integration, Logicbroker enables rock solid commerce channels for your business while maximizing margins without transactional fees.

Setting up the integration involves just a few steps:

HOW WE CONNECT

Logicbroker works with Kroger's technical team to set up the connection.

The process involves connecting Logicbroker’s stage environment to test all necessary documents to verify a compliant and successful integration.
 
The Logicbroker implementation team helps you through the setup process, seamlessly connecting to Kroger directly. You can integrate with Kroger using all standard Logicbroker options including XML, JSON, CSV, Flat file, API, or through the Logicbroker portal.  
  
In addition to Logicbroker’s powerful and easy to use web portal,  Logicbroker also offers syncing your order data to systems including ShipStation, NetSuite, Shopify, QuickBooks, SkuVault and more. 
 

Eliminate VAN Fees

Through its certification process, Logicbroker has created direct secure connection to Kroger for EDI processing without using VAN to eliminate unnecessary, outdated VAN fees.

Automation with Logicbroker

Orders
Receive purchase orders from Kroger directly to your order processing system in a single consolidated format. Logicbroker supports sending orders via EDI, XML, CSV, our API, and even directly into fulfillment systems such as ShipStation or Shopify. No more mapping to retailer specifications, costing you precious tech resources. This means you can process orders in one central place with the highest level of automation.
Orders within Logicbroker are also status-driven, letting you know exactly which action needs to be taken according to Kroger's lifecycle process.
Packing Slips
Packing slips are a major component of making sure you meet retailer guidelines and maintain Kroger's branding. Logicbroker automatically generates packing slips for you based on Kroger's packing slip specification, allowing you to easily pick and pack your items. These packing slips can be made available through our portal, FTP site, and even our API for increased automation.
Acknowledgements
Let Kroger know immediately when you plan on fulfilling their orders through Logicbroker's acknowledgment tools. Kroger requires you to notify them when you receive their orders and when you plan on fulfilling it. With Logicbroker's acknowledgment tools, you can get this information back to your retailers faster, and with fewer touch points.
Cancellations
Kroger requires specific cancellation requirements. Although cancellations make up a small number of the transactions with Kroger, staying compliant ensures a great customer experience, especially if you are unable to fulfill an order. By using Logicbroker, you can trigger compliant cancellations exactly in Kroger's specification, ensuring that you maintain the highest vendor compliance scores.
Shipments
Logicbroker provides shipment automation for Kroger by connecting directly to your order management system or shipping system, pulling in necessary information such as container codes, tracking numbers, carrier details and estimated delivery dates to ensure Kroger compliance.

Logicbroker provides a standardized format to manage a unified list of shipping methods and codes with a unified packaging structure to support the most complex shipments ranging from standardized parcel to LTL pallets.
Backorders
Backordering items involves notifying {{Insert Retailer Here}} that specific items will not be shipped within the normal time frame. This occurs when inventory is scheduled to be in stock, but at a later date. With Logicbroker, backorders can be consolidated with acknowledgments and cancellations, giving you full control over which items you can or cannot fulfill, and reducing the amount of time needed to communicate these changes to {{Insert Retailer Here}}
Shipments
Logicbroker provides shipment automation for {{Insert Retailer Here}} by connecting directly to your order management system or shipping system, pulling in necessary information such as container codes, tracking numbers, carrier details and estimated delivery dates to ensure {{Insert Retailer Here}} compliance.

Logicbroker provides a standardized format to manage a unified list of shipping methods and codes with a unified packaging structure to support the most complex shipments ranging from standardized parcel to LTL pallets.
Invoices
Logicbroker provides the tools you need to easily send invoices to Kroger. Manage your payment terms and remittance locations through Logicbroker's vendor portal. Information provided here can be sent to Kroger systematically, reducing manual data entry and allowing you to keep a clean record of all invoice and payment information. Logicbroker even provides tools to default commonly invoiced information such as handling, vendor, or drop ship fees.
Inventory
Accurate inventory is key for vendor compliance. Kroger requires that all vendors send inventory to ensure current stock levels to prevent over selling. Logicbroker provides an easy to understand format for Kroger and vendors that ensures inventory compliance. Logicbroker can even customize when we will send out your inventory feed to Kroger for those special business and fulfillment cases.
Automated Validation
Logicbroker runs validation for Kroger to ensure that all documents sent from your system to theirs will be compliant. Trigger compliance alerts to be notified immediately when a document does not comply with Kroger's specifications.
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Why Logicbroker?

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Modernized EDI

Our fresh approach to EDI has made Logicbroker the clear choice for successful brands and retailers. A SaaS platform built to scale your digital commerce business.
 

The Logicbroker RESTful API wraps clean, modern technology around legacy supply chain data. Quickly code to the most developer-friendly EDI integration platform available.

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Team Expertise

Our team is comprised of talented individuals with a passion for digital commerce. From solution design to everyday support, trust the people and expertise of Logicbroker.
 
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No Per-Order or Document Fees

Keep your margins with a predictable annual subscription and no transaction fees. No annoying charges per kilocharacter, percentage of revenue, or charge per order.
 

CONNECTED COMMERCE NETWORK™

Join our exclusive Connected Commerce Network™️ and seamlessly integrate with limitless retail channels to get your product assortment in front of a wider audience and capture more sales.

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Looking to get up and running with a Kroger integration?

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