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.

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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

Creativity, visibility still needed for U.S. ports, supply chain
 
Speakers at the Supply Chain 360 Summit at NRF 2024.
NRF 2024: Experts from IKEA, Port Houston and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on what's ahead.
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How Stitch Fix, Macy’s, Kraft Heinz and Ocado use AI to keep an eye on the supply chain
 
Leaders from Stitch Fix, Macy’s, Kraft Heinz and Ocala speak at NRF Supply Chain 360 Summit.
NRF 2024: AI-powered solutions could be a game-changer for inventory visibility.
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3 ways retailers made it matter at NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show
 
Sara Eisen of CNBC and Raj Subramaniam of FedEx Corporation at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.
Impactful retail is driven by efficient tech and meaningful experiences.
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The public policy outlook for retail in 2024
 
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NRF in Washington: A focus on retail crime, credit card swipe fees, workforce issues and the supply chain.
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Northern Tool + Equipment explores supply chain options
 
Suresh Krishna, CEO and president of Northern Tool + Equipment at NRF 2024: Retail's Big Show.
NRF 2024: CEO and President Suresh Krishna on transforming the supply chain to better meet customers.
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Making supply chains smarter for everyone
 
FedEx session at NRF 2024
NRF 2024: FedEx CEO and President Raj Subramaniam on delivering what consumers expect anytime, anywhere.
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Import Cargo Peak Came Later Than Expected
 
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Imports at the nation’s major container ports should continue to slow after reaching their peak later than expected.
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AI and supply chain are top of mind for venture capitalists heading into 2024
 
Big Show Innovation Lab
Insights from Commerce Ventures and NewRoad Capital Partners on retail tech opportunities and trends in the year ahead.
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Import Cargo Winding Down for the Year
 
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With most holiday merchandise already here, import cargo volume is expected to slow during the remainder of 2023.
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Import Cargo Slowing Along with Spending Growth
 
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Import cargo has already hit its expected peak for the year and should gradually slow headed into the holiday season.
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Imports Could Hit 2 Million TEU Three Months in a Row
 
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Importds could hit 2 million TEU for the second month in a row in September and remain there in October.
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NRF Announces Acquisition of Reverse Logistics Association
 
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NRF Announces Acquisition of Reverse Logistics Association
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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.

 
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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 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.