Improving and Tracking Supply Chains Link by Link

John D. Porcari, Sameera Fazili, and Liz Reynolds “Supply chains,” a term once reserved for business logistics teams, has now become a household phrase. Whether you’re shopping for a car, a refrigerator, or a sweater, delays and backlogs have drawn attention to the largely private sector systems responsible for both making goods and moving them…

Recent Progress at Our Ports: Robust Inventories and New Moves toward Greater Velocity

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and  Black Friday sales were up 30 percent compared to last year. Longshore, trucking, rail, and warehouse workers have been working the past several months to move more goods than ever before. That progress is apparent in today’s version of the White House’s  twice-a-month supply chain tracker. Today’s…

Recent Progress at Our Ports: Moving Cargo and Filling Shelves

Earlier this month, we announced that we would, twice a month, track how well our nation’s transportation and logistics supply chain is handling the increase in demand for goods as we recover from the pandemic. With the data for the full month of October now in, we continue to see the goods movement supply chain…

FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Roadmap to Build an Economy Resilient to Climate Change Impacts

Agency Actions Will Protect Retirement Plans, Homeowners, Consumers, Businesses and Supply Chains, Workers, and the Federal Government from Financial Risks of Climate Change Today, the Biden-Harris Administration released a comprehensive, government-wide strategy to measure, disclose, manage and mitigate the systemic risks climate change poses to American families, businesses, and the economy – building on actions…

Fact Sheet: Quad Leaders’ Summit

On September 24, President Biden hosted Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India, and Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan at the White House for the first-ever in-person Leaders’ Summit of the Quad. The leaders have put forth ambitious initiatives that deepen our ties and advance practical cooperation on 21st-century…

FACT SHEET: Targets for Global COVID-19 Summit

We invite all Global COVID-19 Summit participants to join us in aligning around the global targets and taking the associated required actions to end the COVID-19 pandemic and build back better. These global targets and associated actions by governments, international institutions, and the private sector are drawn from those targets set out by the Multilateral…

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