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 to use Retail Link® data more fully to improve your OTIF score and your forecasting

After this three-day training suite, you’ll have a full grasp of what Retail Link® offers and how to use its data to maximize your forecasting, replenishment, and OTIF performance. Outstanding training for the new team member who needs to get up to speed quickly and for the veteran eager to master Walmart’s recent supply chain changes.

You Will Learn...

Day One: Retail Link®

  • How to navigate the Retail Link® home page
  • The most important docs in Retail Link®
  • How to use the PO Tracking app
  • The difference between 6 vs 9 digits in GSM
  • How to navigate the Decision Support home page
  • And more...

Day Two: Forecasting and Replenishment Using Retail Link® Data

  • GRS basics and key concepts
  • Causes of out of stocks and their corrections
  • Best practices in demand forecasting
  • How to create and retrieve PO reports
  • How to see when forecast adjustments at the corporate and DC levels need to be made
  • And more...

Day Three: OTIF

  • OTIF fundamentals
  • Walmart's expectations for On Time and In Full shipments
  • How OTIF utilizes Must Arrive By Date to show exceptions
  • The new Transportation Portal
  • How to build an OTIF Action Plan
  • And more...

Why take this training suite?

To save time and eliminate costly errors. The 3-day learning sweep — Retail LInk®, forecasting and replenishment, and OTIF — is perfect for the person who needs knowledge now. Instead of stumbling through costly logistic errors, you’ll be on the road to greater supply chain success and profitability immediately.

Meet your teacher, Lori Carter.

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

Cost: $1,755.

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