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Freight Movement, Info Technology Among Topics of Supply Chain Committee Meetings

Wednesday, September 21, 2016
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The Department of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness will meet Oct. 19 and 20 in Washington, D.C. These meetings will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. Comments for consideration at these meetings are due by Oct. 12.

The ACSCC advises DOC on the necessary elements of a comprehensive policy approach to supply chain competitiveness designed to support U.S. export growth and national economic competitiveness, encourage innovation, facilitate the movement of goods, and improve the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains for goods and services in the domestic and global economy. It also advises DOC on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains.

At the upcoming meetings committee members are expected to continue to discuss topics such as trade and competitiveness, freight movement and policy, information technology and data requirements, regulatory issues, finance and infrastructure, and workforce development.

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