Replenishment Training Suite® - Canada


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Class Description



At the conclusion of three information-packed days, you will walk away knowing how to drive success for your business using the Planning and Forecasting, Demand and Fulfillment. You will also have an in-depth understanding of the replenishment role on a supplier team.

Who should attend:

  • Replenishment Analysts and Managers
  • Forecasting Managers
  • Demand Planners & Allocation Managers
  • Team Leads and Sales Account Managers
  • Customer Service Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers/Logistics Managers
  • Accounting Managers

Don't miss out! Register your team today!

Agenda



  • Day 1
    Planning & Forecasting
    An inaccurate forecast will not only cost your company sales and profit, it will also impact your credibility and eventually damage key relationships within Walmart. This course will teach you how to make informed decisions that will improve the performance of your business and enhance your credibility as a business partner.
  • Day 2
    GRS - Demand
    Understand what GRS is and why it is critically important to the success of your product. Next, learn the most impactful and frequently-used reports, tools, and functions of Replenishment. Topics will include establishing an initial mean and demand workbench and forecast generation
  • Day 3
    GRS - Fulfillment
    In this class, you'll explore how demand forecasting is used to create orders, how safety stock is used in GRS. Other topics include the following: Creation of the supply plan for DC’s Understanding end of life settings impact on the replenishment of deletions

You Will Learn...



Day 1: Planning & Forecasting

  • Assortment Review using Scorecard Metrics
  • Forecasting Promotions & Events
  • Make item level recommendations to improve your scorecard
  • Performance Measurements
  • Planning for new items
  • Understanding the importance of SWAS/CWAC
  • Key SWAS Reports
  • 52-Week Budget
  • And more...

Day 2: GRS - Demand

  • Intro to the replenishment role
  • GRS key concepts
  • Establishing an initial mean
  • Advanced Report Building
  • Demand workbench and forecast generation
  • Demand reporting - reviewing the forecast & identifying exceptions, recommending promotions, and communicating with Walmart
  • And more...

Day 3: GRS - Fulfillment

  • OTIF fundamentals
  • Truckload Optimization
  • Creation of the supply plan for stores and DCs
  • Sources of safety stock & how to provide recommendations
  • Replenishment restructure: understanding the new roles, responsibilities, and collaboration
  • Reporting: PO reporting, tracking sell through, fill rate, and calculating lost sales
  • And more...

This is a 3-day class.  From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Cost: CAN$1,755.

Requirements



  • Please register for class using your supplier email address.
  • You need authorized access to Retail Link® (ID and password).
  • In order to be able to produce valid reports, your company should be shipping to Walmart prior to taking this class.
  • You need a laptop with wireless capabilities and Excel.
  • If you are registered for an online webinar: You need a webcam in your computer. - Please log in 15 minutes before start of class. - Dual monitors are recommended to follow along and participate in the exercises.
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