SQEP SEMINAR:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Walmart is taking supplier accuracy very seriously with its Supplier Quality Excellence Program (SQEP). Understand what each of the four SQEP phases means so you can avoid penalties.

This seminar is for those who need to understand SQEP fundamentals and repercussions. Let our experts (with your best interests at heart) walk you through the basics.

 

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Be prepared! Walmart’s readiness phase for its Supplier Quality Excellence Program (SQEP) is over. Walmart expects greater accuracy now. This seminar is an overview of SQEP, showing the value of SQEP, how to minimize SQEP penalties and how to maximize your profits. You’ll learn fundamental information and get answers to broader questions.

Who should take this seminar:
Those who interface directly with SQEP in operations, item creation, supply chain, sales, accounting and inbound quality; executives and managers who need to understand the big picture more clearly.

This seminar is currently available only as a webinar. 8th & Walton webinars are live, Zoom meetings. 

You Will Learn

    How SQEP benefits suppliers
    SQEP Timeline and Dashboard
    PO Accuracy
  • PO defects and their definitions
  • Plan of action
    • Fines/Invoicing
    • How a fine is built
    • The significance of the invoicing schedule
      • High Radius
      • Required information
      • What is/what is not applicable
        • Advance Shipment Notification (ASN)
        • The purpose of ASN
        • Steps in the ASN process
        • Impact of using/not using ASN
        • Plan of action
          • Phase II – Barcodes & Labeling
          • Tools to help you
          • Value of the relevant system-generated email
          • List of common defects
          • Compliant/non-compliant examples
            • Phase III – Packaging, Pallets, and Load Quality
            • Compliant/non-compliant examples
            • Cost comparison of making/not making corrections
              • Plan of action for Phases II, II and IV

    THIS IS A HALF-DAY SEMINAR.
    9:00 A.M. TO NOON CENTRAL TIME.

    PRICE: $495
    Ask about special pricing for groups of 5+.

    MEET THE SPEAKER


     
     
     
     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     


    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.>

    Custom training and Walmart consulting services are also available for you or your team.
    Custom training: We will develop a customized curriculum specifically for your needs and train your group privately, using your own data.
    Walmart consulting: We will provide one-on-one time with an expert as well as full-service assistance from our team of consultants.
    Click HERE to speak with a supply chain advisor to find out which is a better option for you.

    Requirements

    ALL STUDENTS

    • Register using your supplier or 3PL email address

    WEBINAR STUDENTS

    • Access to and use of a web camera in computer

    Enroll Today!

    $495

    Reviews

    I gained a lot from the SQEP class. Terry was AWESOME! He is very knowledgeable and did a great job of explaining Walmart’s expectations. He was very helpful in answering questions for me as well. I definitely got a lot of value from the class.

    - Ondreas - 9/23/21 Retail Accounts Specialist

    It was great. Terry was the best. Had quite a few takeaways that I can implement immediately and have a better understanding of the process.

    - Pat - 7/20/21 Walmart Specialist

    Very informative. I took a wealth of notes to share with my colleagues.

    - Deni - 4/6/21 Shipping Coordinator

    I enjoyed the pace of the seminar and the content. Very knowledgeable team.

    - Judith - 3/11/21 Business Analyst

    Excellent class! All classes I have taken with them are excellent! I always leave with no questions left behind! Very one on one level of customer service and they are very knowledgeable in every aspect of the business.

    - Ami - 3/11/21 Replenishment Manager

    The issue we had was challenging. We were supported with patience and determination to solve the problem.

    - Annette - 2/17/21 Director of Customer Services

    I gained a lot from the SQEP class. Terry was AWESOME! He is very knowledgeable and did a great job of explaining Walmart’s expectations. He was very helpful in answering questions for me as well. I definitely got a lot of value from the class.

    - Ondreas - 9/28/21 Retail Accounts Specialist