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Supplier Career Fundamentals

If you are looking to start a career in the Supplier Community, this six week series will give you all the tools to set yourself apart and begin your new career. Learn about Walmart Fundamentals, Retail Link, and Analytics as well as key functions on many suppliers teams such as Supply Chain, eCommerce and Accounting. Participants will receive certification from the University of Arkansas.

Walmart Fundamentals: Tools for Success

Are you new to the Walmart account? This class is for you!

Beginning Retail Link

Learn all essential functions of Retail Link -- including the tools you can't afford to not be using already.

Fun alternative: Trial and error -- who's got time for that? Join us to learn all the most common functions of Retail Link.

  • Walmart vocabulary and reporting fundamentals
  • How to report sales and inventory by item
  • How to identify top and bottom performing stores by item
Intermediate Retail Link

Identify and address in-stock issues. Manage on-hand and pipeline inventory. Track sales performance.

Fun alternative: Identify and address in-stock issues like a boss. Manage on-hand and pipeline inventory, and track sales performance and trend analysis.

  • Sales Performance and Trend Analysis
  • How to identify and address in-stock issues
  • How to manage on-hand and pipeline inventory
Advanced Retail Link & Analytics
Power Reporting & Analytics
Accounting, Invoicing & Deductions

Recover up to 2 1/2 years of lost revenue due to invalid deductions. And while you're at it, learn how to avoid chargebacks in the first place.

  • Avoid charge-backs
  • Understand your vendor agreement and how it impacts claims
  • Use the supplier Dispute Portal to successfully request payback
Planning & Forecasting

Protect your sales and your relationship with Walmart by producing accurate forecasts.

  • Build forecast projections
  • Analyze forecast accuracy
  • Analyze 52-week sales and inventory
Replenishment 101

Learn how to identify and correct poor instock, as-well-as exceptions that prevent excellent supply chain performance and how your replenishment is viewed by Walmart.

  • Identify root cause of out-of-stocks
  • Use seasonal trend analysis to forecast sales
  • Identify and resolve lead time and fill rate issues
Replenishment 201: Rock Your Instock

Take the next steps in adjusting GRS settings to improve your forecast, resulting in a more accurate supply chain.

We will examine the tools used to best communicate with the Walmart replenishment teams, how and when to use them.

GRS: Down the Rabbit Hole

More than you ever wanted to know about Walmart's Global Replenishment System! This class in an in-depth workshop covering the most impactful GRS reports, tools, and functions.

On Time & In Full
E-Commerce: How to Succeed with Walmart

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

Join us to learn how to manage your Dotcom business — all the way from item creation to optimizing your search results on

Direct Imports
Item File Setup & Maintenance
Sam's Club Item Setup, Dotcom & GDSN
Advisory Services

In addition to these courses, 8th & Walton Experts also offer advisory services.

Bring us your challenges, and our team of Experts will provide a solution.  

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