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Supply Chain News: White House Meeting with the Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force

On December 22, President Biden met with Cabinet members and private sector leaders via the Supply Chain Disruption Task Force to discuss recent progress. 

December 22, 2021

On December 22, President Biden held a meeting with members of his Cabinet, National Economic Council Director Brian Deese, Port Envoy John Porcari, and private sector leaders to discuss progress that has been made over the last few months to lower costs for families by alleviating bottlenecks that are rooted in the global pandemic. Less than one week since the Administration announced its Trucking Action Plan, nearly 30 companies have reached out to start developing registered apprenticeships - the gold standard of workforce training - and one company has approved a new registered apprenticeship as of yesterday.

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Click here for a White House readout of the meeting. 

Review President Biden’s remarks from the task force meeting here. 

Watch a recording of the task force meeting here.