SQEP

Superior Quality Excellence Program

RJW is here to serve as a resource as you learn and adapt to these new requirements. Much of the important information you’ll need to reference will be found in Retail Link.

Phase One

Accuracy & advanced ship notification (ASN).

Phase Two

Barcode
& labeling.

Phase Three

Load quality, label
quality & packaging.

Phase Four

Scheduling
& transportation.

You’ll be required to comply with each of the three sub-phases below.

EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 15, 2020

Migration to Item 360

Item Setup and Maintenance (including changes made to warehouse and case pack sizes as well as checks for data accuracy) will only be available using Item 360. Imports and Pharmacy may continue to use Online Item File.


EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 2, 2020

PO Accuracy

Items received at the DC must match what is on the PO with 100% accuracy, and items shipped must match what is in the item file (Item 360). Suppliers can review their PO Accuracy performance via the SQEP dashboard portal with visibility to detailed drill sown of each identified opportunity.

Suppliers will also receive a performance score and defects-per-million metric. The Inbound Quality Portal, utilized for Walmart U.S. Stores within the vendor correction of error program, will merge into the new SQEP Portal.

We Achieve nearly 100% pick accuracy which will help you avoid shorts, overages, and substitutions.

Walmart is expecting that suppliers will develop and implement an internal “accuracy action plan” for all Walmart U.S. Stores and eCommerce deliveries. We achieve nearly 100% pick accuracy which will help you avoid shorts, overages, and substitutions.

 


EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1, 2021

Advance Ship Notice (ASN)

Advance Ship Notice (ASN) will be required for all Domestic Purchase Orders (PO) shipped to a Walmart U.S. Distribution and/or Fulfillment Center.

(PO) shipped to a Walmart U.S. Distribution and/or Fulfillment Center.

RJW has developed a comprehensive ASN program with Walmart and are able to handle this for you to ensure a more seamless integration and supply chain.

You my also choose to handle tha ASN yourself manually with Walmart, but remember it is a requirement of the SQEP beginning February 1, 2021 that will incure fines for non-compliance.

EFFECTIVE DATE TBD

Barcode & Labeling

Walmart has not released detaild information regarding Phase 2.

However, RJW has a full suite of value-added services to help you adapt, including in-house barcoding and labeling capabilities that help you cut overhead costs, reduce turnaround times, and comply with Walmart’s new SQEP.


EFFECTIVE DATE TBD

Load Quality, Label Quality & Packaging

Walmart has not released detaild information regarding Phase 3.

However, RJW has a full suite of value-added services to help you adapt, including in-house barcoding and labeling capabilities that help you cut overhead costs, reduce turnaround times, and comply with Walmart’s new SQEP.


EFFECTIVE DATE TBD

Scheduling & Transportation

Walmart has not released detaild information regarding Phase 4.

However, as an asset-owned 3PL and consolidation provider, RJW schedules and manages all outbound transportation to Walmart to assist you (with an average 98%+ OTIF score). You get full supply shain visibility, transportation flexibility, and timely trucking capacity to ensure your goods arrive on time and in good condition.


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