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Walmart Tightens Supplier Accountability with OT&IF

Author: 8th and Walton

It was only a couple of years ago when Walmart Stores announced a new accountability program for its suppliers: On Time In Full (OTIF). This original OTIF initiative was driven to improve in-stock at the store level. Suppliers were measured on delivering shipments at their appointed times and delivering the complete load ordered. Failure in either metric resulted in a fine.…

OTIF: Mastering Walmart’s On Time In Full Guidelines

Author: Jarrod Davis

(Editor’s note: Are you a new supplier working with Walmart? Understanding the OTIF process is a must! Click here to talk with one of our advisory experts to get your questions answered before your next buyer meeting.) There’s a new metric in town. If you’re a Walmart Supplier, your replenishment focus is now centered around four letters: OTIF. On Time In…

Do You Need To Get OTIF Under Control?

Author: Jarrod Davis

Walmart works hard to keep up with customer demand, and suppliers work hard to keep up with Walmart. As far back as 2010, Walmart has focused on delivery compliance standards to meet a “must arrive by date” (MABD). These standards hold suppliers accountable for getting product in the warehouse and to the shelves when the customers want it. Last year, Walmart…

Look for a Simple, Solid Solution to MABD

Author: Jarrod Davis

As a Walmart supplier, are you struggling with the new must-arrive-by date (MABD)? Or do you just feel in the dark about when it begins and how you will adapt? You’re not alone. As suppliers wait for the switch to be flipped, some have sought out the simple solution of a retail consolidation and distribution third party service. Prime Distribution Services…

Hear the One About MABD? It’s All in the Delivery!

Author: Jarrod Davis

Walmart Stores has big plans for 2017 with only one thing at the center of them all: the customer. You know Walmart has updated its guidelines on the Must Arrive By Date (MABD) to improve the supply chain process. For customers, this change will ensure products get to their local stores when they are ready to buy. Even though suppliers strive for more…