Supply Chain 360 Summit

Sunday
January 14
10:30 am11:00 am
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
During the past three years, Northern Tool + Equipment has grown revenue by 44 percent, in part by prioritizing and investing in initiatives that provide value for customers and team members. With more than 130 store locations across 23 states, Northern Tool has a strong national retail presence featuring a wide variety of tools, equipment, and service offerings via ecommerce and a superior omnichannel experience.
Sunday
January 14
11:00 am11:30 am
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
In dynamic market conditions, accurate inventory and visibility across the supply chain are critical in avoiding excess stock levels and improving business performance. In this session industry leaders will discuss strategies for predicting demand, optimizing stock levels, and monitoring the real time status of inventory throughout the supply chain. Are AI- powered solutions a game-changer for companies, or have they been using it for years already?
Sunday
January 14
11:30 am12:00 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage

Target continues to invest in building capacity to meet guest demand—an approach that utilizes the company’s stores-as-hubs strategy and growing sortation center network. Target’s sortation centers help drive speed, productivity and cost efficiency to improve the guest experience. Hear from Target’s Chief Supply Chain & Logistics Officer Gretchen McCarthy on how Target’s stores-as-hubs strategy and guest-centered supply chain capabilities are bringing next-day delivery to more Target guests.

Sunday
January 14
12:45 pm1:15 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
Well managed supply chains can drive significant cost-savings, generating additional value for the business. Across the supply chain, common themes have emerged, from the explosion of e-commerce to the need for real-time visibility, and ultimately a synchronized and resilient supply chain. Achieving that synchronization with its customer base and resiliency, however, can be a challenge, requiring broad coordination throughout the organization.
Sunday
January 14
1:15 pm1:45 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage

The retail industry is evolving due to changing consumer demands, technological advancement and economic fluctuations. Thus, supply chain management is more crucial than ever. To remain competitive while meeting customer expectations, retailers must optimize their supply chain processes. Join us for a panel discussion that features valuable insights, real-world case studies, and actionable strategies. The session will provide strategies and innovations that can transform the retail supply chain, reduce costs and improve customer experiences.

Sunday
January 14
1:45 pm2:15 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
The past few years have certainly shown that supply chain disruptions can happen at any moment and have a significant impact on retail operations. The panel will examine some of the key lessons learned to help address congestion at our ports today as well as prepare for future events. We will hear from key port officials as well as a retailer on how we keep the supply chain moving in times of uncertainty. 

This session is part of the NRF Supply Chain 360 Summit.
Sunday
January 14
2:45 pm3:15 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage

Driven by changing customer expectations, the retail ecosystem is transforming fast and retailers need to be prepared to meet these demands in real time. This means having solutions that are flexible, agile and can scale to efficiently manage operations and stay ahead of the continuous changes in consumer demand, macroeconomic pressures, and supply chain uncertainties. This can be achieved only if we break down the silos and have complete visibility into every aspect of supply chain commerce.
 

Sunday
January 14
3:15 pm3:45 pm
River Pavilion, goTRG Stage
Supply chain and sustainability leadership is inextricably linked in the mission to meet consumer needs, deliver strong financial performance, and achieve environmental, sustainability and governance (ESG) goals. Through close coordination and collaboration with industry stakeholders, NGOs, suppliers, governments and other partners, Walmart’s supply chain sustainability efforts have built a strong foundation for the retailer to continue pushing forward with its sustainability ambitions in this critical decade of action.