SQEP TRAINING SUITE
In this training suite, you will learn what you must do and how to do it to meet Walmart’s SQEP requirements. Experts teach you how to avoid errors and prepare for what’s ahead.
Save $105 by purchasing this suite instead of the individual classes.
Through SQEP (Walmart’s Supplier Quality Excellence Program), Walmart wants its suppliers to be error-free in all supply chain endeavors — from POs to item creation to barcodes. Let our experts teach you the ropes and answer your questions. You CAN attain greater accuracy. We will show you how.
This class is currently available only as a webinar. 8th & Walton webinars are live, Zoom meetings with a maximum of 10 participants.
You Will Learn
SQEP 1: Data Transmission
Prepare now for improved transmission of all your purchase orders. Let our experts teach you the tactics you need to successfully send your purchase order information to Walmart and avoid penalties caused by errors that could be avoided.
Learn how to write complete and accurate POs, how to use the SQEP portal to review POs for accuracy, and how to track down defects. Find out exactly what NOVA requires of you. Be fully prepared and confident when you need to write an EDI 856: ASN (Advanced Ship Notice).
SQEP 2: Product Items
Learn how to properly mark all your packages for correct shipment. Barcodes and labels are laden with details, so let our experienced facilitators lead you to greater understanding, clarity, and accuracy.
UPCs, barcodes, case labels, and packaging require intense attention to detail. Gain an understanding of why labeling requirements are made. Learn best practices and guidelines from experts with decades of Walmart experience who know exactly what you need to do today.
Avoid errors and penalties by learning the finer points of marking products. Learn the differences between types of packages and labels and when to use each.
SQEP 3: Transportation
Improve your shipping now, starting with better shipping labels and improved pallet quality. Learn how to avoid transit damages and their accompanying penalties.
Walmart wants merchandise to arrive when ordered, as ordered, and in excellent condition for its customers. Correct labeling assures timely arrival. Proper packaging assures undamaged goods. Learn this and more for dotcom and in-store transportation of goods.
Learn what can go wrong with transporting merchandise and how to avoid these problems. Load infestation, sending to Walmart merchandise that was intended for another retailer, shipping broken merchandise — these and other errors do not have to happen. Experts teach you how to ship successfully — every time.
THIS IS 3 HALF-DAY CLASSES.
9:00 A.M. TO NOON CENTRAL TIME.
YOU WILL SAVE $105 BY PURCHASING THE SUITE INSTEAD OF THE INDIVIDUAL CLASSES.
BONUS: Free Reporting Software When You Register for a Class
SupplyPike is offering one month’s use of its retail tools at no cost to 8th & Walton students. For details: 8thandwalton.supplypike.com. Since this is free and since you clearly value learning, you might want to try it out. This software can save your team hours of work each week.
- Register using your supplier email address
- Have authorized access to Retail Link®
- Have your Retail Link® ID and password
- You will need a laptop with wireless internet and Microsoft Excel
- Access to and use of a web camera in computer
- 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.
- Dual monitors (one for the webinar, one for reports)
- Log in 15 minutes prior to class starting time to assure both audio and video are functioning.