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Supply Chain Competitiveness to be Topic of Feb. 20 Meeting

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Department of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness will hold a public meeting Feb. 20 at DOC headquarters in Washington, D.C. This committee 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 provides advice on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains.

At the upcoming meeting committee members are expected to continue to discuss the major topics raised at previous meetings, including trade and competitiveness, freight movement and policy, information technology and data requirements, regulatory issues, and finance and infrastructure.

The meeting will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis. Comments intended for consideration during this meeting are due no later than Feb. 10.

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