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

June 20 – 21, 2022
Cleveland

Join us for the inaugural NRF Supply Chain 360 as we take a holistic look at the modes and methods needed to build the future, faster. Learn from supply chain leaders, experience a unique Expo with interactive exhibits and make connections to create an ecosystem for your business that can keep it self-sustaining for decades.

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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

August Retail Sales Rise Despite 'Trifecta of Macroeconomic Headwinds'
 
Retail sales increased August as consumer demand outweighed the pandemic, supply chain disruptions and other factors.
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NRF to Host Inaugural Supply Chain 360 Event in 2022
 
The National Retail Federation today announced its new annual NRF Supply Chain 360 event.
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Coalition of Businesses, Trade Groups Endorse Ocean Shipping Reform Act
 
A coalition of more than 152 companies and trade associations endorse the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2021
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Retail Imports Remain Strong But Growth Slows as COVID-19 Disruptions Continue
 
Growth in imports is slowing as pandemic-related supply chain disruptions around the world continue.
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Supply chain challenge: The last mile
 
NRF NXT: Consumers, retailers, entrepreneurs and communities work together to put purchases in customers’ hands.
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NRF Encouraged by White House Appointment to Address Supply Chain Issues
 
NRF statement following appointment of port envoy
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Retail Cargo Expected to Set Record in August as Merchants Move from Back-to-School to Holiday Preparations
 
Retail cargo imports should hit yet another record in August as consumer demand continues to stretch supply chains.
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NRF Chief Economist Says Vaccination is ‘Key to Further Economic Recovery’
 
The economy is growing quickly but still depends on slowing the pandemic as consumers worry about new variants.
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NRF Encouraged by Infrastructure Agreement, Urges Swift Final Passage
 
NRF statement following the Senate's vote to invoke cloture on the BID
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Supporting Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment
 
NRF joins organizations to launch the Coalition for Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment.
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Retail Cargo Continues to See Double-Digit Increases Over 2020
 
Imports continue to show double-digit growth over last year as strong consumer demand keeps up its momentum.
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NRF Welcomes Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework
 
NRF statement in response to the announcement that Congress and the White House agreed to infrastructure framework.
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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.