Deductions Management 201: Shortages

Deductions Management 201: Shortages

The most common deductions come from shortages – and are often invalid. Learn about how shortage deductions can happen and how to handle them.


  • 2022-04-14

  • - CST

  • Free

  • SupplyPike

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Shortage deductions can hit hard and are pretty common. These deductions include codes 22, 24, and 25 and happen when a DC signs an order as short or missing. We talk about how to get a handle on these deductions – and dispute them.


  • Stacy Tan

    Stacy Tan

    Sr. Director of Retail Strategy

    Stacy is the Sr. Director of Retail Strategy for SupplyPike. She brings a decade of knowledge and experience working directly with Walmart merchandising teams.

  • Melodie Terry

    Melodie Terry

    VP of Marketing

    Melodie leads the education efforts at SupplyPike – being the creator of SupplierWiki, she has written articles, facilitated webinars, and developed the site.

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