How to Navigate Walmart’s Supply Chain


 January 14, 2020 | 8th & Walton Main Office 

$650 USD


Class Description



The perfect class for someone new to supply chain or new to Walmart

Learn the ins and outs of inventory flow from experts. If you need an immediate grasp of supply chain or if you need to improve any aspect of it, this tactical class will lay it all out for you, clearly and completely. Designed for those working in supply chain, replenishment, analysis, and warehouse operations.

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

You Will Learn...



  • Shipping and labeling — from basics to the finer points
  • To package your product so it’s correctly received by Walmart
  • How to fill out a Lead Time Audit
  • A new Retail Link® tool to route orders
  • Why freight factor is important and how to calculate it
  • How a ladder plan works
  • How to improve inventory flow
  • Ways to work with Walmart to improve OT&IF and OTF
  • How to use the OOS Report to address supply chain issues
  • How to assure that your product meets load quality requirements
  • How to prepare for upcoming changes in load quality
  • How to maximize Supply Plan

Why take this class?

A complete review of supply chain. You’ll develop improvements in your processes as you increase your knowledge of supply chain, step-by-step.

Meet your teacher, Joel Graham

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

Cost: $650

 

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

Requirements



  • Please register for class using your supplier email address.
  • Basic knowledge of Retail Link® is needed to get the most out of this class.
  • We strongly advise that you have a Retail Link® ID and password. Class will work extensively in Retail Link®.
  • 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 will need a webcam - Dual monitors are recommended to follow along and participate in the exercises.
  • Terms of service

 

Accommodations



21C Museum Hotel

$$$

www.21cmuseumhotels.com/bentonville

200 NE A St, Bentonville, AR 72712

479-286-6500

 

For a 15% room discount, call Andy Yoon at 479-286-6515, and mention 8th & Walton.

 

Microtel - $ per night

http://www.microtelinn.com/hotels/arkansas/bentonville/microtel-bentonville/hotel-overview

911 SE Walton Blvd., Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 271-6699

 

Comfort Inn & Suites - $ per night (with blackout dates the week of WM Shareholders and Bikes Blues BBQ)

https://www.choicehotels.com/arkansas/bentonville/comfort-inn-hotels

2011 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 254-9099

 

Hilton Garden Inn - $$ 

http://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/arkansas/hilton-garden-inn-bentonville-FAEBHGI/index.html

2204 SE Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 464-7300

 

Townplace Suites - $$ 

http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/rogts-towneplace-suites-bentonville-rogers/

3100 SE 14th St, Bentonville, AR 72712

Phone:(479) 621-0202

 

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