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

NRF Statement on Tentative Rail Agreement
NRF statement on tentative rail agreement.
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NRF Statement on Potential U.S. Freight Rail Disruptions
NRF statement on potential for a system-wide disruption of rail cargo.
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An update on rail labor negotiations
Time is running out to avert a rail strike.
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Electric vehicles are one option for less-polluting big-rig trucks
Retailers are seeking ways to deliver climate goals.
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Import Slowdown Continues
With inflation continuing and the Fed trying to cool demand, imports are expected to fall below last year's levels.
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Imports Slowing in Second Half of the Year
After a record-setting spring, imports should slow significantly in the second half of 2022 but stilll grow over 2021.
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How Floor & Décor keeps its transportation ecosystem moving
NRF Supply Chain 360: Unlocking the modern supply chain.
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American Eagle Outfitters' supply chain
Retail Gets Real 277: Chief Supply Chain Officer Shekar Natarajan on creating a more sustainable network.
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For last-mile delivery, ‘one option is not going to cut it anymore’
Consumers look to retailers to help them save time and effort in their busy lifestyles.
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NRF Supports President Biden’s Emergency Board
NRF statement on executive order establishing railroads and rail labor organizations.
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How Chipotle is building a more sustainable and effective supply chain
Retail Gets Real 276: Head of Supply Chain Carlos Londono on leadership.
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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.