Deductions Decoded 2022

A freeSupplierWiki Decoded Confrence 2022webinar conference

Decoded

Retail Deductions Simplified

October 13, 2022 | 9am - 5pm CT

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About Decoded

Understanding and disputing deductions codes across major retailers shouldn’t be complicated. Join the SupplyPike team on October 13, 2022 for any session or the full day for a comprehensive course on reclaiming your deduction money.

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Agenda

Thursday

| Oct 13, 2022 | Online

Target Deductions

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Target Deductions

Are you aiming to reduce your deductions at Target? Our Target Deduction duo, Stacy and Clint, are breaking down disputing in Target's Dispute Portal, Synergy. If your deductions team is missing the mark, join this session to break down the disputing process and what is needed to dispute at Target successfully.

Short Shipping Deductions

10:00 - 11:00 AM

Short Shipping Deductions

The most common deductions come from shortages and are often invalid. Learn from our knowledgeable team about how shortage deductions can happen at major retailers. This one-hour session will focus on avoiding short shipping and spotting invalid shortage claims.

Document Explorer Fast Pitch

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Document Explorer Fast Pitch

Finding the correct shipping documents can often be a wild goose chase. Join SupplyPike's Stacy and Carter as they venture into Document Explorer, a document retrieval portal designed specifically for retail suppliers. Feature highlights include automatic retrieval and unlimited carrier integrations stored in one place, forever. Tune into this session if you never want to chase down a POD, BOL, or ASN again!

Deductions Navigator Fast Pitch

11:30 - 12:00 AM

Deductions Navigator Fast Pitch

Stop letting retailer deductions take time and resources away from growing your business. This 30-minute session will cover how to cut disputing down to seconds. Eric Smith, the Deductions Navigator Product Owner, will demo the product that has won over $30M in disputed fines for suppliers! Automate your disputes and watch your deductions dwindle with our software available across major retailers like Walmart, Kroger, Target, and Amazon.

 Benchmarking your Deductions: Walmart

1:00 - 1:30 PM

Benchmarking your Deductions: Walmart

Adapting to ever-changing challenges is a crucial skill for Walmart Suppliers. Take a deep dive into deductions facing suppliers at Walmart. Our experts have analyzed retail data, uncovering the most persistent deduction codes and how to put them to bed. Join us for insights on tackling deductions and the ever-changing landscape of the Walmart supply chain.

Benchmarking your Deductions: Kroger

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Benchmarking your Deductions: Kroger

Explore insights on Kroger's deduction program. Our experts have analyzed Kroger retail data, uncovering and removing major roadblocks. We will cover the most aggravating deduction codes and distribution centers. Join us for insights on tackling deductions and the ever-changing landscape of the Kroger supply chain.

Future of Deductions

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Future of Deductions

Suppliers feel the tremors of current events in their daily lives. Frequently, these events have earth-shaking consequences. Although supply chain technology and innovation have exponentially grown in the last 30 years, the rate of deductions and chargebacks has grown. This new, undefined world of retailer deductions leaves suppliers looking for answers. Our trend forecasters boil down the insights to prepare your deductions team for the future.

Amazon Deductions 101

2:30 - 3:00 PM

Amazon Deductions 101

Amazon deductions are disputable, yet suppliers still feel pressure from the sheer number of fines against them. Join our deductions guru, Eric Smith, for this 1-hour tutorial on Vendor Central and navigating Amazon's deduction process like a pro.

Deductions Helpdesk

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Deductions Helpdesk

Retailer deductions are tricky, and troubleshooting suppliers are often left to their own devices. Chat live with SuppyPike's Deductions experts for an hour dedicated to answering your burning questions on retailer deductions. Get help in real-time instead of over email, "chatting" with a help bot, or waiting on a deserted helpline.

Deductions vs. Compliance Fines

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Deductions vs. Compliance Fines

Handling deductions and compliance fines may differ based on the retailer. Walmart has separate programs, rules, and platforms for AP and AR fines. On the other hand, Target and Kroger view these chargebacks similarly, and suppliers can dispute AP and AR charges in the same application. This session will define the differences between these retailer fines and provide strategies for winning back supplier money.

After Party

Friday

| Oct 14, 2022 | In Person

Decoded Celebration

Free Event

Decoded Celebration

You survived the Decoded Virtual Conference! Treat yourself to a relaxing evening of drinks, food, and good company at the beautiful Scotch and Soda just off the Bentonville Square.

Overview

  • Friday October 14, 2022

  • Scotch and Soda

  • 5:00 - 8:00 pm

  • Food, drinks & networking