Class Description

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

Long-standing experts teach these classes, one a senior project manager involved in the development and rollout of GRS, the other a veteran teaching Walmart/Sam's Club systems and supply chain management, each with three decades of experience.

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

 Suppliers selling in Canada, please check our Canadian classes.

You Will Learn...

Day One: GRS 101: Demand Forecasting

  • Intro to the replenishment role
  • GRS overview
  • GRS key concepts
  • Demand reporting - reviewing the forecast & identifying exceptions, recommending promotions, and communicating with Walmart
  • And More...

Day Two: GRS 201: Fulfillment

  • Creation of the supply plan for stores and DCs
  • Sources of safety stock & how to provide recommendations
  • Understanding end of life settings impact on the replenishment of deletions
  • Truckload Optimization
  • Reporting: PO reporting, tracking sell through, fill rate, and calculating lost sales
  • And More...

Day Three: OT & IF and Load Quality

  • Walmart's expectations for On Time In Full shipments
  • How OT & IF utilize Must Arrive By Date to show exceptions
  • How to read your On Time - In Full score
  • Navigate your OT & IF scorecard to identify recurring exceptions
  • How On Time & In Full performance will prevent fines
  • How to build an OT & IF Action Plan for your company
  • And more...

Meet your teacher, Lori Carter.

This is a 3-day class.  From 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM CST

Cost: $1,755.


  • 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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