There are 3 ways of selling on Walmart
Walmart Warehouse Supplier Program
The seller ships items to a Walmart Fulfillment Center, Walmart houses the items and shipes the same to the clients. This implies that the seller dispatch their items straightforwardly to the Walmart distribution centers before orders are set.
Walmart Drop Ship Vendor program
Sellers keep products in their warehouses and list them on walmart.com. When an order is placed, the seller ships it to the buyer with a Walmart packing slip. There is no shipping expense for Drop Ship Vendors as as Walmart covers the cost of UPS package.
3rd Party Seller
Sellers ship products directly to the buyers wherein the seller is in charge of their delivery costs.
Basic Requirements to be approved as a Walmart Supplier
1. YOU MUST BE API/EDI CAPABLE - To get approved as a new Walmart supplier you will need to be API capable.
2. YOU MUST BE A REGIONAL-ONLY SUPPLIER - Walmart is only accept regional suppliers by increasing the amount of locally-based products in their stores. Your startup or growing company has now a better chance of getting your products in your local Walmart stores.
3. YOUR PRODUCTS REQUIRE SOURCE TAGGING - Tagging products with an authorized source tagging label certifies your products are legitimate. To reduce shrinkage, Walmart requires suppliers to use source security tagging.
4. YOU MUST HAVE A UPC NUMBER - You must have a UPC number for your product in order to apply to supply it to Walmart. A UPC code consists of three parts: Company prefix, item reference #, and check digit. Naturally, getting a UPC number is a multi-step process.
5. ACCURATE DATA THROUGH A GDSN - As an approved supplier, you will need to be 100% in-sync with Walmart and provide specific data through a Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN). Essentially, GDSN allows trading partners to share their business data with each other automatically.
6. YOUR D&B RISK RATING MUST BE LESS THAN 7 - Walmart requires you to register with Dun & Bradsheet and have a D&B risk rating of less than 7. This D&B rating provides a quick indication of your company’s creditworthiness, which helps Walmart identify profitable opportunities for risks and growth that could affect cash flow.
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