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Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness Seeks Members

Thursday, November 12, 2015
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The International Trade Administration is accepting through Dec. 18 nominations to fill up to ten vacancies on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness for the upcoming 2015-2017 charter term. Based on the balance of viewpoints currently represented on the committee, representatives from the retail, airport, energy, logistics and freight forwarding, and big data analysis sectors are encouraged to apply for the immediate vacancies.

Committee members will be selected based on their ability to provide advice on (a) 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, and (b) regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains.

Members must represent companies, organizations and stakeholders involved in the U.S. supply chain, with at least one individual representing each of the following: supply chain firms or their associations, users of supply chains (e.g., retailers, distributors, manufacturers or other sectors), freight transportation providers, ports and academia.

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