Fine Line Technologies

Dear Academy Sports & Outdoors vendor,

Academy Sports & Outdoors has nominated FineLine Technologies as a preferred supplier of tickets and labels.  If you are a vendor of Academy Sports & Outdoors, we invite you to register your company on FastTrak so you can start enjoying the benefits of ordering from FineLine:


1-     Two day order turnaround from our production facilities in the US & Asia

2-     Excellent customer service

3-     Great pricing


After you have registered, simply download and fill out the Academy Sports & Outdoors order form and upload it to our FastTrak website.  Submitting your order is fast and easy!


Among the benefits of using FastTrak are:
-Increase in order processing efficiency
-Immediate confirmation of order receipt
-Reduction of human error in transmitting and processing orders
-Order tracking tools so you can track the progress of your order


TO REGISTER NOW, visit and click on the FastTrak icon.


Click here to download a full copy of the FastTrak User Registration Guide


 Contact Information

USA: 1-800-500-8687

China (HK): 852-2156-9788






Parcel Shipping Guidelines and How-To Instructions

May 14, 2015


Due to the increasing volume of parcel shipments we have revamped our parcel shipment processes and will be directing all parcel shipment creation to

As a valued business partner we appreciate your help in making this transition a success. Please note that our current shipping parameters still apply and can be found on page 14 of our SMART Guide for Domestic Vendors located at

Effective May 14th, 2015 the Build a Parcel Shipment link will direct you to the login screen. Please note that a FedEx login and account number is needed to create a shipment on Training guides for Generating a FedEx Account Number and login as well as instructions for creating a Domestic Shipment on can be found under the Domestic Vendors menu.

We thank you in advance for your partnership and encourage you to contact the Domestic Logistics team at with any questions or concerns.


Domestic Logistics


New 2017 Academy Logo

Academy® Sports + Outdoors Logo and Usage Guidelines

The logo Academy® and any identification of its registered trademark may not be used, in whole or in part, without the prior written/verbal consent of Academy, Ltd. All rights reserved.


Academy Logo Usage Guidelines 

Academy Logo  R Images 2017

Academy Logo  TM Images 2017

Pack By Store Guideline


Academy is committed to the use of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) for exchanging purchase orders and related documents. Academy requires all vendors to have EDI capabilities that include the ability to receive or send the EDI documents listed below, along with the associated GS1-128 carton labels (refer to Carton Packaging & Labeling section of this guide). 

SPS Commerce has partnered with Academy to manage our EDI program. New vendors will be referred to SPS Commerce immediately after receiving their vendor number to begin EDI onboarding. Additional information can be found by visiting the SPS website at,

Currently Traded Documents


EDI Transaction Set

Document Name

ASC X12 Version/Release





Purchase Order (PO)



Purchase Order Acknowledgement



Advanced Ship Notice (ASN)



Purchase Order Change  



Functional Acknowledgment



Business Requirements


<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Must be returned for each purchase order (850), or purchase order change (860) sent by Academy.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->855 Return Guidelines as follows:

<!--[if !supportLists]-->o    <!--[endif]-->Import POs - Must be returned within 5 business days

<!--[if !supportLists]-->o    <!--[endif]-->Domestic (Replenishment) – Must be returned within 1 business day

<!--[if !supportLists]-->o    <!--[endif]-->Domestic Manual - Bulk (Futures & Fill ins) – Must be returned within 5 business days

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->If Vendor acknowledges the PO without any changes, it will be deemed accepted.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Additional vendor initiated PO changes should be submitted no later than 30 days prior to PO Not Before date.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Vendors may request ship windows extensions. However, ship windows may not be lengthened past 3 business days.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Vendor initiated changes that are rejected by Academy merchants will be communicated to vendor through e-mail or phone. An EDI transaction will not be returned.


EDI-860 (PO Change)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Will be sent to vendor by Academy for merchant initiated changes or cancellations.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Will be sent to vendor by Academy for merchant approved vendor change requests made with the 855.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Academy merchants will return an 860 within 3 business days of receipt of 855.


EDI-856 (ASN)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->ASN must be sent as soon as carrier departs vendor’s facility.

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->ASN Ship Date (DTM segment) should match date carrier departs vendor’s facility.


EDI 810 (Invoice)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Should be sent immediately after sending ASN, but no later than 10 days from ASN date.


EDI-997 (Functional Acknowledgement)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Will be returned to vendor by Academy after receipt of each transaction (810, 855, 856,)

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Return of 997 only confirms proper formatting and syntax. The 997 does not validate transaction accuracy.   


Rejected Transaction:

Vendors will be notified of any EDI transactions rejected due to failing validation, along with the error message so they can correct & resend.





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