OTIF Basics and Reports

 September 10, 2020 | Live Online Webinar (CA-EST) 

$300 USD

Class Description

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

Learn how to use Retail LInk® data and the OTIF scorecard to improve profitability

When you understand the OTIF Scorecard and learn how to harvest its data, you will produce more meaningful insights. This knowledge adds up to better product flow to shelves, and, in turn, higher sales and profitability.

This class is for Walmart suppliers selling in Walmart Canada 

Suppliers selling in US, please check our US Classes  

You Will Learn...

  1. OTIF key concepts
  2. The components of the OTIF International Scorecard 2.0, including both the OTIF app and the OTIF doc
  3. How to complete the OTIF Scorecard: Vendor Summary, Trend, and Performance reports
  4. The various OTIF roles and responsibilities
  5. Solutions to common OTIF problems
  6. The components of lead time
  7. How to build an OTIF Action Plan
  8. How to create, run, and retrieve these reports and when to use them: Lead Time by Warehouse by PO, Supply Plan, OTIF

Why take this class?

Accuracy and profitability. You need to know this. OTIF is here to stay, and the sooner you learn how to use it properly, the better your life will be. You will leave this class with a fuller understanding of what OTIF is and how to use it — with instruction and guidance from experts.

All 8th & Walton classes for Walmart suppliers selling in Canada are taught by Heather Reid of the Greater Toronto Area. For 22 years, Reid worked at Walmart organizing and facilitating its Retail Link® and other training programs. She has taught over 2,000 suppliers.

Meet your teacher, Heather Reid

This is a 3-hour class, offered either in the morning from 9:00 AM to 12PM EST or 2:00 PM to 5 PM EST.

Cost: $300



  • Register using your supplier email address
  • Have authorized access to Retail Link®
  • Have your Retail Link® ID and password on hand
  • You will need a laptop with wireless capabilities and Excel
  • Webinar students: Webinars are priced per student; only one student per registration. You will need a web camera in your computer. Dual monitors (one for the webinar, one for reports) are recommended.

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.

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