OT & IF and Load Quality

 August 27, 2020 | Live Online Webinar - CST  

$650 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 your On Time In Full.

Work the OTIF scorecard more advantageously. Harvest more meaningful insights from your Retail Link® data. Learn how to identify recurring exceptions and the resolution options available to prevent those exceptions on future purchase orders. All this knowledge adds up to better product flow to shelves and, in turn, higher sales.

This class is for Walmart suppliers selling in Walmart U.S. stores.  

Suppliers selling in Canada, please check our Canadian classes.

You Will Learn...

  • 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
  • Details of the SPM Dashboard
  • The new Transportation Portal
  • How and when to do a Lead Time Audit
  • How to automate inbound scheduling


Why take this class?

More profits. Less frustration. Improving your OTIF score pays off, and OTIF problems never fix themselves. When you learn how to use the OTIF Scorecard more fully, you will discover insights into true root cause for early, late, and unfilled cases. That knowledge will improve your OTIF score and reduce your deductions.

This is an all-day class. From 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Cost: $650

Meet your teacher, Lori Carter.

Save 10% when purchasing 3 or more packaged classes.

  • Item File Setup
  • Retail Link® 4: Analytics & Storytelling
  • Accounting, Invoicing & Deductions
  • GRS 101: Demand Forecasting
  • GRS 201: Fulfillment
  • OT & IF and Load Quality
  • Retail Link® 1 - Basics
  • Retail Link® 2: Decision Support
  • Retail Link® 3: Advanced Decision Support (DSS)
  • How to Navigate Walmart’s Supply Chain
  • Forecasting and Replenishment with Retail Link® Data
  • Retail Link® 4: Analytics & Storytelling
  • E-Commerce: Basics


  • 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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