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

NRF Supply Chain 360, previously planned for April 2023 in Long Beach, Calif., has been postponed. NRF is poised to complete an acquisition that will provide us an opportunity to present retailers, sponsors and all stakeholders in our industry with a state-of-the-art event on mission-critical supply chain issues in the coming months.

As the leading convener for content on retail’s most important issues – from day-to-day operations to future challenges and opportunities – NRF consistently brings retail leaders the very best programming on supply chain, asset protection, technology, sustainability and a host of other essential topics. 

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

August Cargo to be Highest Since Last Fall
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Import cargo should hit its highest level in nearly a year this month as retailers stock up for the winter holidays.
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NRF is ‘Grateful’ for Agreement between UPS and Teamsters
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A tentative labor agreement has been reached between UPS and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
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NRF General Counsels Forum had peer-to-peer discussions on pressing retail topics
The NRF General Counsels Forum summer meeting.
Top retail GCs met in Washington, D.C. to exchange ideas and insights on emerging legal trends.
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Retailers fund the future with sustainable supply chain finance solutions
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Walmart, PVH and Levi Strauss & Co. are among companies using the solutions.
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Imports Building Toward August Peak
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Import cargo volume is expected to climb toward an August peak this summer, according to the Global Port Tracker report.
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How Domino’s delivers on innovation
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Retail Gets Real episode 312: Domino’s Christopher Thomas-Moore on taking risks to improve the customer experience.
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NRF Applauds Resolution to West Coast Port Negotiations
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A tentative agreement was reached between International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association.
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Imports for First Half of 2023 Expected to be 22% Below Same Time Last Year
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Import cargo volume is expected to be 22% lowere in the first half of 2023 than the same time last year.
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NRF in Washington: Advocacy update May 2023
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Retail’s priorities on Capitol Hill include organized retail crime and swipe fees.
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Imports Expected to Remain Below 2022
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Import cargo volume is climbing back from a low in February but should remain below last year's levels into this fall.
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Supply chain headlines are gone — but challenges remain
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It takes focus on collaboration and communication to manage a resilient supply chain.
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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.