INTRODUCTION TO ITEM CREATION
Learn Walmart’s Item 360 correctly from the get-go in this practical, hands-on class. Get answers to your questions, lower your frustration, and resolve your uncertainties now. Step into item setup properly with a full understanding of the basics — GDSN and Data Sync, GTINs and UPC codes, packaging, RFID, and more.
Learn the best item creation practices so you can avoid or eliminate errors that cost you time and money. Find out about different types of bar codes (including two-dimensional bar codes) and how EPC and RFID will affect item creation. How data flows, the packaging hierarchy, the importance of accuracy, what you must know to enter items correctly — learn all this and more for greater item creation accuracy and success.
Who should take this class:
Those new to item creation, those doing hands-on item creation, accountants, product managers.
Content for this class was revised 2/22/23.
8th & Walton classes are exclusively for Walmart suppliers; only a supplier who works directly with Walmart may register.
You Will Learn
- GTINs and UPCs
- Structures and types: 1D barcodes and 2D barcodes
- Governance and use of authentic GTINs
- GDSN defined
- The purpose of GDSN
- When to use it and why
- EPC vs UPC
- What it is
- Its purpose and use
- Packaging hierarchy
- The importance of accuracy
- Interchangeable terms
- Products that are subject to a chemical review process
- Why this is required
GS1- Global Standards One
GDSN & Data Synchronization
EPC: Electronic Product Code
RFID: Radio Frequency Identification
WERCS (Worldwide Environmental Regulatory Compliance Solutions)
THIS CLASS RUNS 9:00 A.M. TO NOON 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.
It was great! I was able to ask a lot of questions about Retail Link product registration and gain a better understanding of UPC/GTIN nomenclature. Joel was a wonderful instructor.
- Nicole - 8.17.21 Product & Business Development Associate