Vendor Partnership Manual
Welcome to the Shopko Stores Operating Company LLC Vendor Partnership Manual Web Site.
This Web site is intended to keep you, our vendor partner, up-to-date regarding the requirements for conducting
business with Shopko Stores Operating Company LLC (herein referred to as Shopko). This site contains the latest version
of Shopko's Vendor Partnership Manual.
The Vendor Partnership Manual sets forth our terms and conditions along with our operational requirements of our vendor partners in order to sell merchandise to Shopko Stores. This manual is subject to periodic change by Shopko.
Adherence to all of these changes is your responsibility. The most recent changes will be identified by a "What's New" page preceding the Table of Contents within each chapter.
Please read all of the documents within this site carefully; please do not complete any of the forms unless asked by us to do so. The forms are for reference purposes only.
This electronic format allows you the ability to download the documents via the use of Acrobat® Reader. Please feel free to disseminate these requirements to members of your organization who may not have access to the Internet. Any questions on how to download this document should be directed to your Internet administrator.
We value your commitment to Shopko's business.
An overview of the purpose and benefits of the Vendor Partnership Manual.
Examples of all forms needed for a new vendor setup along with a brief explanation of each.
Purchase Order violations, terms & conditions, and penalties.
Agreement concerning use and protection of Confidential Information with respect to Shopko's business operations.
Overview of all applicable laws, rules and regulations of the United States with respect to, but not limited to, wages & hours, child labor, prison labor, disciplinary practices, discrimination, worker safety, product safety, and environment.
EDI procedures and requirements, testing information, and Advanced Ship Notification (ASN).
Procedures, requirements and non-compliance penalties associated with adherence to quality standards.
Product testing, product inspections and factory approvals for Shopko private label, direct imports, and toy vendors.
Replenishment standards and information.
Routing, loading and shipping instructions, carton marking requirements, compliance and chargeback penalties associated with domestic purchase order shipping.
Information on merchandise returns and product recall.
All information needed to properly quote and complete direct import business with ShopKo.
An overview of POE shipping requirements.
Invoice requirements, Billing Instructions, Price/Quantity Discrepancy Invoice/Chargebacks, Compliance Policies and "Who to call" in Accounting.
Guidelines, requirements, standards, penalties, and preventive measures associated with non-compliance that apply to all Shopko vendors.
Definitions of Vendor Allowance categories.
Information to properly understand and implement Source Tagging on all non-apparel items.
Specific policies and procedures for vendors participating in Shopko's E-commerce Drop Ship program.
Outlines specific policies, procedures, and guidelines for vendors supplying Shopko with furniture; both import and domestic.