Sears and Kmart Distribution Center Re-alignment
Effective Friday, April 13th, there will be a re-alignment of 8 Sears Stores and 25 Kmart Stores to a different Regional Specialty Center (“RSC”). In addition, effective Friday, April 20th, there will be a re-alignment of 15 Sears Stores to a different Retail Replenishment Center (“RRC”) and 91 Kmart Stores to a different Retail Distribution Center (“RDC”). See the attached file for details on the 15 Sears stores and 91 Kmart stores impacted by this Re-alignment.
BOTTOM LINE for VENDORS:
1) Orders you receive from Sears Holdings for the stores listed below (with “In-Store” dates referenced above) will show a DIFFERENT destination than orders you received for these stores previously.
2) Always ship orders to the destination which appears on the Purchase Order, regardless of the destination which appeared on previous orders for that store.
3) If your company maintains internal systems tables that “hard code” a relationship between Sears/Kmart stores and a specific distribution center, you must update those tables per the dates listed above so that you ship your POs to the correct distribution center.
If you have any questions regarding this re-alignment, contact SLS Shipper Services at 800-869-8376.