Suppliers invited to Walmart Open Call will need to generate shipping labels in order to ship product samples for Walmart Open Call. These samples must be received by June 15th 2021 in order to be considered.
Please be sure to only send one sample of each item. Sending multiple samples can cause confusion and may lead to the merchant not receiving your product. Suppliers must also print two shipping labels for each sample in color and include one in packaging for further storage and sorting. Please see example label below:
Note: Your shipping label will reflect the retailer reviewing your product, if you are shipping your sample to both Sam’s Club and Walmart you should receive two separate labels for two separate samples.
In order to begin generating your shipping label select the blue “Generate Sample Labels” button.
You must indicate that you are not sending samples by selecting “I do not plan on sending samples” or have your samples shipped and delivered by June 15th 2021.
Suppliers will also be able to indicate whether or not they would like to have their samples shipped back to them. Walmart will not return food or consumables and that a return label must be included with the shipped sample.
Note: Ensure that the return label is enclosed in the shipped sample in an envelope for proper return.Please also inform merchant during your meeting that you’ve requested to have samples shipped back.
For each shipping label you must:
- Select product, separate labels should be generated for each product
- Select point of contact
- Point of contact drop down will include those registered to attend, individual selected will be the point of contact on printed shipping label and will be the recipient of the confirmation email from Walmart’s layout facility when the package is received
- Select storage option to indicate if a product is shelf stable, fresh or frozen so facility can manage storage appropriately
- Will default to shelf stable if nothing is selected
Once your sample has been shipped please ensure to add tracking information as receipt of your shipment by clicking the blue “Add Tracking Information” button.
Note: As each sample must be sent separately, individual sample tracking must also be entered.