NRF to Host Inaugural Supply Chain 360 Event in 2022

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WASHINGTON, September 15, 2021 – The National Retail Federation today
announced its new annual NRF Supply Chain 360 [2] event that will
convene the retail industry’s leading professionals in the fields of
supply chain and sustainability on June 20-21 in Cleveland, Ohio, to
address ongoing global supply chain challenges.

“Retailers have experienced significant supply chain disruptions and
sustainability demands over the last 18 months. As these issues continue
to evolve, it will become increasingly critical that retailers of all
sizes have access to a diverse and robust supply chain to operate
successfully,” said NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay. “We are
convening industry experts to provide a holistic look at the modes and
methods needed to build an expansive supply chain ecosystem that will
remain self-sustaining for decades.”

According to NRF’s latest survey among retail member companies, 98
percent of retailers surveyed said they have been impacted by port and
shipping delays. Respondents cited container and labor shortages, the
continued impact of COVID-19 outbreaks, and delays throughout the supply
chain process starting in supplier countries and continuing through to
congestion at U.S. ports.

NRF Supply Chain 360 will also include an Expo Hall featuring the latest
technology and providing a forum for retail professionals to identify
solutions to supply chain and sustainability challenges.

Tractor Supply Company President and CEO Hal Lawton will be the opening
keynote speaker on Monday, June 20. Lawton will discuss TSC’s
investments in its distribution centers, its $2.5 billion commitment in
planned capital expenses over the next five years, and customer delivery

Complimentary registration is available to editorial members of the news

For more information about NRF Supply Chain 360, visit [3].

About NRF
The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade
association, passionately advocates for the people, brands, policies and
ideas that help retail thrive. From its headquarters in Washington,
D.C., NRF empowers the industry that powers the economy. Retail is the
nation’s largest private-sector employer, contributing $3.9 trillion
to annual GDP and supporting one in four U.S. jobs — 52 million
working Americans. For over a century, NRF has been a voice for every
retailer and every retail job, educating, inspiring and communicating
the powerful impact retail has on local communities and global

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