SUPPLY CHAIN TRAINING SUITE

Get the supply chain knowledge needed to succeed in OTIF, forecasting, and replenishment in this 3-day training course.

Save $195 when you purchase the suite instead of individual classes.

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Master supply chain in 3 days. Discover all the steps in Walmart’s supply chain as well as the reasons behind them. Learn GRS Demand Forecasting, GRS Fulfillment, OTIF, and Load Quality from experienced facilitators using the most up-to-date information available. Outstanding training for the new team member who needs to get up to speed quickly and for the veteran eager to master Walmart’s recent supply chain changes.

This suite is currently available only as a webinar. 8th & Walton webinars are live, Zoom meetings with a maximum of 10 participants. 

You Will Learn

Day One:
How to Navigate Walmart’s Supply Chain

  • Shipping and labeling — from the basics to the finer points
  • To package your product so it’s correctly received by Walmart
  • How to fill out a Lead Time Audit
  • A new Retail Link® tool to route orders
  • Why freight factor is important and how to calculate it
  • How a ladder plan works
  • How to improve inventory flow
  • Ways to work with Walmart to improve OTIF and OTF
  • How to use the OOS Report to address supply chain issues
  • How to assure that your product meets load quality requirements
  • How to prepare for upcoming changes in load quality
  • How to maximize Supply Plan

Day Two:
Forecasting & Replenishment With Retail Link® Data

  • Introduction to Replenishment
  • Basic Item Information Query
  • Replenishment Pyramid
  • GRS Overview
  • GRS Forecast Process
  • Demand Workbench
  • Initial Mean
  • New Item Locations
  • New Item Promotions
  • Retail Link® Reporting
  • Sales & Demand Forecast Reporting
  • Forecast Adjustments Corporate Level
  • Forecast Adjustments DC Level
  • SWAS/CWAC Exception Reporting
  • Supplier View Instock Tool (SVIST)
  • Future Valid Item/Stores

Day Three:
OTIF 2021

    NEW: Revised OTIF Requirements
    NEW: SQEP (Supplier Quality Excellence Program)

PLUS

  • OTIF fundamentals
  • Who is responsible for what regarding OTIF
  • Details of Arrival Compliance
  • Differences between system generated and manual orders
  • Walmart’s expectations for On Time and In Full shipments
  • How OTIF utilizes Must Arrive By Date to show exceptions
  • How to navigate your OTIF Scorecard to identify recurring exceptions
  • How to build an OTIF Action Plan
  • Overview of E-Commerce OTIF
  • The Transportation Portal
  • How and when to do a Lead Time Audit
  • Inbound Quality Portal overview
  • SQEP overview

THESE ARE 3 ALL-DAY CLASSES.
9:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M. CENTRAL TIME.

PRICE: $1,755

YOU WILL SAVE $195 BY PURCHASING THE SUITE INSTEAD OF 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.

Requirements

ALL STUDENTS

  • 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

WEBINAR STUDENTS

  • Access to and use of a web camera in computer

Suggestions

ALL STUDENTS

  • 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.

WEBINAR STUDENTS

  • 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.

Enroll Today!

$1,755