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JC Penney - Major Purchase Order Management Changes All JC Penney Retail Suppliers

posted Jul 2, 2009, 7:52 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Jul 2, 2009, 8:17 AM ]
Summary of Changes
1.      Timing:  Changes planned for release in August 2009.  The original date communicated was April 2009.
2.      New Process for Managing PO/DI Changes:  JCPenney will introduce the EDI 850 Replacement PO as an option for communicating PO/DI changes.  There are new 855 guidelines for acknowledging PO changes.  JCPenney systems are be enhanced to allow changes to all PO (Purchase Order) fields and most DI (Delivery Instruction) fields without requiring cancelation.  
3.      No Accounts Payable Changes:  Accounts Payable will continue to receive the final version of the DIs for three way match purposes.  There are no changes in respect to this process.
4.      Expedited POs:  JCPenney will formalize the process for expediting deliveries. 
The changes indicated in this document have no impact on Catalog/Internet ordering.

Action to be taken: Send request to for the updated template.