December 2019

Join us at the RVCF Spring 2020 Conference in Clearwater Beach, Florida for training and topic specific sessions, retailer one-on-one meetings, retailer and supplier specific breakouts, and networking opportunities.  Register Now!  

View the 2019 Fall Conference Photo Gallery!

Articles & Updates


Register Now for the RVCF 20th Anniversary Fall Conference November 8 to 11, 2020 in Scottsdale, AZ at the JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort and Spa.

RVCF New Member Spotlight

“If Fleet Farm doesn’t have it, you don’t need it."
RVCF Announces
Six Open Forum Teleconferences
Focused on EDI & Other Electronic Communications
Who should attend: Those managers responsible for these solutions.

EDI Open ForumsRVCF has scheduled six Open Forum calls for calendar year 2020, the first call is scheduled for January 15th followed by 3/18, 5/13, 7/15, 9/16, 12/16, check the RVCF event page for times and registration.

We’re also excited to announce that Michael Kotoyan with EDI Academy will be joining the calls as a facilitator adding technological insight and experience as an EDI trainer.

The purpose of these calls is to address Member’s technology questions, concerns or implementation issues around EDI standards, use and best practices, also including AS2, API’s, and web forms.

The first call is open to everyone at no cost, subsequent calls will be available to RVCF members only,   A questionnaire survey will be prior to the first call to solicit questions for discussion.  These questions will be published vie email one week before the call, to prepare you for the discussion, or having the right person join the call.

This offering is exclusively for Retailers & Merchandise Suppliers, Service providers by invitation only.

To register, please go to:
RVCF Survey Results 
In October, RVCF and Newmine conducted a second survey focusing on Return Reason Codes, Returns Processing, and Voice of the Consumer.  The results were presented at the RVCF Fall Conference and contributed to the discussions in the "Design Thinking" session hosted by Barkley Consulting and sponsored by Newmine. Those results are available here.  
RVCF's 2019 "All About Retail Compliance"

All About Retail ComplianceThe 2019 edition of RVCF's "All About Retail Compliance" publication is now available.  We've combined retailer requirements with industry standards and decades of experience to develop this all encompassing training and reference resource that is a "go to" guide for anyone connected to compliance in the retail supply chain.  
Users will be able to quickly and easily:
  • locate standards and prioritize those needing special attention
  • decipher industry terms and acronyms
  • understand the order fulfillment process - step-by-step, what's important and why 
This 90-page guide features individual chapters dedicated to :
  • EDI
  • Purchase Orders
  • Direct to Consumer
  • Floor Ready
  • Packaging & Marking
  • Transportation
  • Accounts Payable
  • Returns
  • Vendor Compliance
This document is available at no cost to RVCF Members and to any individual / company who ships or receives wholesale retail orders. Download your copy today.

Upcoming Events

Retailer Open Forum Call

Retailer Open Forum Call

Supplier Open Forum Call

Supplier Open Forum Call (Focus on Amazon)

EDI Open Forum Call

Supplier Open Forum Call 

Retailer Open Forum Call

Retailer Open Forum Call

Supplier Open Forum Call

4/26/2020 » 4/29/2020:
2020 RVCF Spring Conference
Clearwater Beach, Florida

11/8/2020 » 11/11/2020:
2020 RVCF Annual Fall Conference
Scottsdale, Arizona


Thought Leadership: Research & Studies

All About Retail Compliance - A Supplier's Digest to the Retail Supply Chain

3 Phases of Effective Supplier Onboarding

Webinar: Using Robotics in Processing Amazon Deductions & Chargebacks

Expediting the Investigation and Reconciliation of Deduction Claims

Advance Shipping Notification and Inventory Integrity Report

CLICK HERE for Additional Resources

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