Supply Chain

Supply chain

Supply Chain

NRF works with supply chain professionals to develop resources and advocate for policies that improve the retail industry.

Learn more about opportunities to connect with peers in the supply chain community through our councils, committees and events, and explore NRF's supply chain content, events, resources and advocacy issues below.

NRF Supply Chain 360

Our inaugural NRF Supply Chain 360 event took a holistic look at the modes and methods needed to build the future, faster. Catch up on this years event and learn from supply chain leaders on how to create an ecosystem for your business that can keep it self-sustaining for decades.

Supply Chain 360
 
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Webinar Series

Join NRF for our monthly Supply Chain Lunch and Learn webinars addressing the most pressing supply chain issues.

View previous webinars on demand (members only)

Sponsorship opportunities

From webinars to conferences, NRF offers many sponsor opportunities to engage with retail supply chain leaders. 

Contact Tami Sakell | VP, Exhibit Sales & Sponsorships | 202-661-3044 to learn more.

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NRF Supply Chain Committees and Councils

Retail supply chain executives at NRF member companies have the opportunity to join one of NRF’s committees, offering opportunities to share information and best practices, network with other members in their field and help shape policy that impacts the retail industry.

Trade and supply chain policy issues

Global Trade

NRF works on Capitol Hill to support trade policy that helps retailers become more competitive and grow.

 
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Latest supply chain news

How American Eagle Outfitters is rethinking the delivery box
 
NRF Supply Chain 360: Chief Supply Chain Officer Shekar Natarajan on shared logistics.
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Kroger, Ocado Group grow with state-of-the-art fulfillment, personalization
 
NRF Supply Chain 360: Redefining ecommerce distribution through technology-driven solutions.
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Successful port strategies call for investment, flexibility and collaboration
 
NRF Supply Chain 360: Executives from the ports of Cleveland, Houston and Los Angeles discuss supply chains of tomorrow.
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Tractor Supply Co.: Optimizing the supply chain for ‘Life Out Here’
 
NRF Supply Chain 360: CEO Hal Lawton on supporting customers, reducing emissions and defining product priorities.
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Building a responsive supply chain
 
NRF Supply Chain 360: Joann and IBM on operationalizing the unexpected.
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Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Takes Effect
 
Retail groups called the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act "a key component" in ending forced labor.
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Supply chain – from disruption to inflation and back again
 
Significant challenges remain, from lingering COVID-19 uncertainty to port contract negotiations.
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House Passes Ocean Shipping Reform Act
 
NRF welcomed final passage of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act, which now goes to President Biden for his signature.
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How retailers can achieve same-day delivery
 
Key insights from Attabotics and Accenture.
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Retailers Launch Ad Campaign Calling on Administration to Eliminate China Tariffs to Ease Inflation
 
NRF is launching the second phase of campaign urging the Biden administration to repeal tariffs on goods from China.
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Ports Remain at Near-Record Volume as Demand Continues
 
Imports should see near-record volume again this month as retailers work to meet still-strong consumer demand.
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How companies can streamline supply chains and kickstart sustainability initiatives
 
The Expo at NRF Supply Chain 360 showcases critical supply chain technology.
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Resources

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Port Tracker

Global Port Tracker, produced jointly with Hackett Associates, evaluates and monitors key port data including container import volume, vessel services, congestion, gate operations and new transportation-related projects. This report is available to all NRF retail members.

 
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Retail Trade Issues

Retail Trade Issues is a monthly newsletter covering trade and supply chain issues prepared by The Trade Partnership for members of the National Retail Federation.

Available to NRF Retail Members only.