HOW TO NAVIGATE WALMART’S
Get a grasp of the whole supply chain process as you learn the ins and outs from experts.
The perfect class if you are new to supply chain or to Walmart and want to start off on the right foot. Also recommended for executives and accountants who seek a deeper understanding of supply chain and want to avoid fines.
Learn all aspects of inventory flow from experts with decades of Walmart and Sam’s Club experience. Whether you need an immediate grasp of supply chain or an immediate improvement of your results, this tactical class will lay it all out for you, clearly and completely.
Who should take this class:
Those working in supply chain, replenishment, analysis and warehouse operations; those new to supply chain or new to Walmart; accountants and executives who need to understand the supply chain processes and ramifications.
Content for this class is revised regularly — whenever changes or update occur.
8th & Walton classes are exclusively for Walmart suppliers; only a supplier who works directly with Walmart may register.
You Will Learn
SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Program)
- Overview and portal
- Defects, fines, and invoicing
- ASN (Advance Shipment Notification)
- Fuel Management Program (FMP)
What you must know about packaging, labeling, shipping
- Case markings and labels
- Inner pack
- Meat and poultry cases
- ASN shipping
- Shipping labels LTL
- Shipping labels for cases and pallets
Requirements for pallets and bagged items shipping to Walmart
- Types of cases (configurations)
- Hazmat label requirements
- Automated RDCs
- CenterPoint Consolidation
Lead Time Audit: When and when not to do one
Finer points of EOQ
Freight Factor: How to influence it and why it’s important to your buyer
How to get more from your efforts
- Ladder Plan
- Corporate POS Forecast Report
- Demand Forecast Report
- Supply Plan Report
How to find the root cause of out of stocks
TSCP (Transportation Supply Chain Portal)
- Key points
- Late pickup notification
- Ship point information
- Load planning
Creating a ticket in the Transportation Ticketing Portal
THIS CLASS IS FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 12:30 P.M. CENTRAL TIME.
IT IS A LIVE ZOOM MEETING WITH A MAXIMUM OF 10 PARTICIPANTS/INSTRUCTOR.
SAVE 10% WHEN YOU PURCHASE 3 CLASSES AT ONE TIME.
Registration closes at 3 P.M. Central Time on the last business day prior to the class.
- Each student must register; one participant per registration.
NOTE FOR NEW WALMART SUPPLIERS: In order to produce valid reports, your company should be shipping to Walmart prior to taking this class. Since our classes do not use dummy data, if you are not shipping to Walmart, you will have no data with which to produce reports.
Meet Your Teacher
Joel Graham is a seasoned leader with 34 years of retail experience, 28 of them with Walmart and Sam’s Club. He led the Sam’s Club UPC/Item File Team for 10 years and worked in Walmart’s buying, replenishment, and operations areas as well as in its frozen, candy, HBA, OTC, pets, and dry grocery categories. An expert facilitator and advisor with over 15 years of presentation experience, Joel’s specialties include item file creation and management; packaging; accounting; compliance, including WERCS and factory disclosure; GTIN/GS1/Data Sync/GDSN; and all aspects of Retail Link®, DSS reporting, supply chain, and e-commerce.
It was great – Joel was very helpful & we have already implemented some of the things he showed us.
- Julie - 2/8/22 Business Development Manager
My class with Joel was great!! A lot of information / tools that I was not aware of. Much appreciated.
- Lisa - 6/22/21 Customer Care