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Beginning Retail Link®

Get hands-on training for the most common functions of Retail Link®. Designed for both the beginner and anyone needing a refresher, this course takes a hands-on approach to providing an overview of the most common functions of Retail Link®.

  • Basic Navigation
  • Query Building 101
  • Report Scheduling & Sharing
Intermediate Retail Link®

Intermediate Retail Link® is designed to help suppliers get more out of the Walmart database. Increased Retail Link® knowledge makes key aspects of your business more visible and measurable.

  • In-Depth Review Decision Support
  • Historical Performance - Review of Item Seasonality
  • Custom Groups - Building & Use
Advanced Retail Link®

Become a Retail Link® power user with this course, which gives experienced users complete control of the tools available. Bring examples of your challenges and we will review them in class..

Accounting, Invoicing & Deductions

Learn how to optimize cash flow through effective use of purchase orders, invoicing information, and accounting procedures.

  • How to avoid deductions
  • How the Walmart Payables system works
  • Use the supplier Dispute Portal to successfully request payback
On Time In Full (OTIF) Insights and RESOLUTIONS

Need to improve your OTIF score? Prepare your sales, replenishment, and supply chain team members to identify root cause, plan steps to execute, and improve performance.

  • Walmart expectations for On Time, In Full shipments
  • How to connect your forecast with desired OTIF outcomes
  • How to select your best consolidation option
  • How to connect your forecast with desired OTIF outcomes
  • How On Time In Full performance will prevent fines
GRS 101: Demand Forecasting

Forecast accuracy is essential to produce purchase orders that support both in-stock and merchandise flow.

  • GRS overview and key concepts
  • Demand workbench and forecast generation
  • Demand reporting
GRS 201: Fulfillment

Learn how the demand forecast and other supply chain inputs are used to impact purchase orders.

  • Truckload Optimization
  • Sources of safety stock & how to provide recommendations
  • Creation of the supply plan for stores and DCs
E-Commerce: How to Succeed with Walmart

E-Commerce is NOT the future. E-Commerce is NOW.

Learn how to become an effective partner with and grow your business online..

  • Manage your account
  • Manage your e-commerce inventory
  • How to market your product in the digital age
Sam's Club Item Setup, Dotcom & GDSN

This in-depth class lays out everything you need to know to succeed with Sam's Club, whether your product is sold in-store or online.

  • Item Setup/Management: Creation, maintenance, Inquiry, and DataSync
  • Dotcom Item Setup: Images and Rich Content
  • Product introduction for new and existing suppliers
Item File Setup & Maintenance

Maximize your knowledge and earning potential by gaining a greater understanding of the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) and item management.

This course provides a thorough understanding of getting your items created at Walmart, the GDSN process and managing the online item file process.

Retail Analytics & Storytelling

Get more out of your data! Become a better analyst while you learn how to use data to tell a story.

  • Tell a story using your data
  • Increase your capacity to gain insights
  • Begin to truly mine your data
  • Manage your inventory better