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Canada Vendor Requirements


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Information in this document is subject to change without notice.

Companies, names and data used in examples herein are fictitious unless otherwise noted.



The following page contains links to our vendor requirements information. Although it is separated by section into links, we encourage you to read each link and continually check LowesLink®  for updates. Any updates that are made will be highlighted in the What’s New section on LowesLink® , as well as a “Revised” note next to the link. General questions about the Lowe’s Canadian Vendor Requirements Book can be directed to your Supply Chain Analyst, or



This area of LowesLink® Canada contains important, up to date information intended to simplify and clarify Lowe's business practices. All documents are stored as PDF documents. The Adobe PDF Reader is freely available here. 



“NOTE: The term Inventory Planner (IP) is a US term. That term is interchangeable with the term Supply Chain Analyst (SCA) which is the Canadian equivalent of an IP. Please contact your SCA for any Supply Chain questions pertaining to Canada “

                Lowe's Vendor Code of Conduct
     Advertising & Marketing  
                Advertising and Marketing Requirements
     Logistics Requirements  
                Logistics Requirements
     Loss Prevention & Risk Management  
                EAS/Source Tag Program
                Source Tagging Guidelines
         All Tag  
                All Tag Certification
                All Tag Certification - Chinese
         ADT/Sensormatic - Choose Lab  
                - US
                - HONGKONG
                - MEXICO
         Loss Prevention  
                Hazmat Products
         Risk Management  
                Product Liability Insurance
         General Packaging  
                Multilingual Packaging Information
                Canada Domestic Packaging Guidelines
                Canada Domestic Palletization and Shipping Guidelines
         Product Specific  
                Ceramic Bath Packaging Specifications
                Billing Requirements and Payment Information
                Product Returns and Buy Back
                Receipt Discrepancies and Liability
         Item Set-up  
                Ordering Process
                Product Content Management
                Bar Coding
     Transportation & Distribution  
                Canada Domestic VPXD for RDC Shipments
                Canadian Distribution Center Information
                Cross Border Documentation and Transportation Guidelines
                Shipping Specifications
          - Exempt Certificates  
                Ontario Exempt Certificate
                Saskatchewan Certificate
                Transportation Standards
     Vendor Compliance  
                Revised Vendor Compliance Policy
                Vendor Compliance Policy – Live Nursery
     EDI Quick Reference Guide  
                EDI Reference Guide
                New Store Shipment Placard
                Sample Shipment Placard
         VPXD Placard  
                Appendix A Regular VPXD
                Appendix B Case VPXD
                Appendix C Multiple Stores Per Pallet
                Appendix D RDC ASN Spreadsheet

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