White House Task Force to Examine Supply Chain Disruptions


By NAFB News Service

via Hoosier Ag Today - Jun 8, 2021


The White House Tuesday announced a task force focused on short-term supply chain disruptions. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack was named co-chair of the task force, along with the Secretaries of Commerce and Transportation.


The Department of Agriculture says the task force will convene stakeholders to diagnose problems and find solutions that could help alleviate bottlenecks and supply constraints related to the economy’s reopening. Specifically, it will focus on areas where a mismatch between supply and demand has been evident, including homebuilding and construction, semiconductors, transportation, and agriculture and food.


The White House also released key findings from a review stemming from a supply chain focused executive order...