SAP ECCnet Compliance and GDR Information from Loblaw

December 22, 2011

Compliance to Loblaw Data Standards using the ECCnet Registry

As of Wednesday, November 16 the following changes will take effect when doing business with Loblaw and all applicable suppliers are required to comply with the business requirements outlined.

GS1 Canada’s online Global Trade Identification Number (GTIN) Discrepancy

Will begin leveraging the online GDR System to track and resolve errors that have been identified in your catalogue within the ECCnet Registry.

SAP Implementation

As SAP is implemented, there will be a “freeze” period in effect from 5:00 p.m. Friday, November 11 to 11:00 a.m. EST Wednesday, November 16, 2011 during which time we are not processing requests to make changes or create new items and listings.

There will also be changes to the following forms:

Listing Package

  • Additional SAP fields added
  • Use the most recent version available on the SPS Commerce portal

Vendor Cost Sheet

  • Added DSD O&A
  • Use the most recent version available on the SPS Commerce portal

Vendor Setup Form

  • Additional SAP fields added
  • Use the most recent version available on the SPS Commerce portal

There is a section on the SPS Commerce portal dedicated to SAP. To access the portal and the most recent version of each form, log on to: www.spscommerce.net

· Username: loblawsupplier

· Password: spscommerce1

Contact GS1 at 1-800-567-7084, extension 341 or ECCnetSupport@gs1ca.org to obtain more information, to begin the certification process, and for support and training details.