Audience: The Container Store suppliers

This page contains documents that are unique for suppliers connecting with The Container Store on Rithum. The documents on this page have been customized for The Container Store suppliers and should be used during the onboarding process and when receiving live orders.

For questions related to the The Container Store drop-ship program, please reach out to your brand's The Container Store merchandising representative.

For onboarding support, please email the Onboarding team at

For production support, check out Rithum's supplier documentation or email our Software Support team at

Onboarding with Rithum

To learn more about the onboarding process and your next steps, see Joining the Rithum Network.

Invoice processing

Please note that The Container Store will not accept or process invoices with charge, credits, handling, shipping, or promotion amounts.

If any of the following elements are sent on invoice transactions with a value other than 0, the invoice transaction will fail, and you must either 1) resubmit the platform invoice transaction without these values, or 2) upload a PDF or Excel copy of the invoice to The Container Store’s vendor portal:

  • Invoice Charge Amount 1
  • Invoice Charge Amount 2
  • Invoice Charge Amount 3
  • Credits Amount
  • Line Item Handling Amount
  • Line Item Ship Amount
  • Line Item Promotion Amount
  • Invoice Handling Amount
  • Invoice Freight Amount

Ship code mapping

The Ship Methods that are required by The Container Store are available on the platform by selecting Settings > Mapping Settings > Ship Mapping. The highlighted rows identify the ship method codes that are required by The Container Store on all supplier shipment transactions.

For more information, see Setting Up Supplier Ship Mapping.

Required fields by workflow

The Container Store requires certain fields for inventory, cancel, shipment, and invoice updates. You will need to ensure that you are sending all the required fields for this program. The document below outlines those required fields by workflow.

The Container Store - Required fields by workflow

Excel templates for each workflow

If you would like a description of the required fields listed in the document above, or if you plan on using Excel files for your feeds, the templates below are available for you to use.

The Container Store - Inventory upload template

The Container Store - Order Cancel upload template

The Container Store - Shipment upload template

The Container Store - Invoice upload template

EDI documentation

If you are going to exchange EDI documents with Rithum for The Container Store, you will use the standard EDI specifications.

Note: In the EDI specifications, there are two versions for the 850 file: 4010 and 5010. For The Container Store, we recommend you use the 5010 version for 850 files. All other files (846, 856, 870, 810) will use the 4010 version.

API documentation

If you are going to exchange transactions via API, you will use the V3 API specifications


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