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

April 26-28, 2023
Long Beach, California

Through sessions, roundtable deep dives and networking programs, learn from retail supply chain and sustainability experts.

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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Latest supply chain news

Sustainability on the store shelf
Compostable packaging and “mushroom” leather are just a few examples of what’s out there.
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Retail advocates key to 2022 policy wins
Reflecting on a year of advocacy around supply chain, postal reform, credit cards and organized retail crime.
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It’s time to avert the next supply chain disruption
West Coast port labor negotiations remain unresolved.
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How to talk about sustainability with anyone
Best practices for effective conversations.
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Retailers Commend Congressional Leaders for Action to Prevent Rail Strike
The resolution was approved yesterday in the House.
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Retailers Encouraged by House Approval of Tentative Agreement Averting Rail Strike
NRF Statement on U.S. House’s vote to approve H.J. Res. 100.
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Retail experts to delve into sustainability at NRF 2023
Insights and lessons learned on building sustainability into the business.
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NRF Calls on Congress to Avert a Catastrophic Rail Strike
NRF issues statement following White House's call for intervention to avoid a rail strike.
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NRF Calls on Congress to Avert a Catastrophic Rail Strike
NRF issues statement following the announcement that a fourth rail union has rejected tentative agreement.
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Refillable packaging fills a need, but is it sustainable?
Consumers say it’s important for products to be packaged in environmentally friendly materials.
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Despite lower volumes, supply chain challenges persist
Infrastructure, equipment, labor and information sharing remain a priority.
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Retailers help decarbonize ocean shipping
Global brands pledge to eliminate maritime emissions by 2040.
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Related policy issues and resources

Importing goods
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.

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 tariffs between the U.S. and China
Global Trade

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