TSA to exempt ‘secure’ exporters from new air cargo screening
Three weeks before new security rules go into effect for all export cargo moving by air, the Transportation Security Administration has finalized plans giving businesses the ability to opt out of screening every shipment prior to loading if their facilities have approved security controls. The air cargo industry is splintered over whether an alternative approach will provide the same protection and be fairly applied.
2021 The Year for Companies to Build Supply Chain Resiliency
While it took a year of unprecedented disruption, the C-suite is now putting a strong focus on supply chain resiliency. CEOs and CFOs no longer view the supply chain as just a business function that mainly operates in the background. They see it as essential to reduce organizational risk and drive competitive advantage.
Top U.S Maritime Regulator Sees Shipping Snarls Lasting to 2022
The top U.S. maritime regulator said stretched global supply chains pushing ocean-freight rates to record highs may stay strained into 2022, raising concerns about whether small American companies can weather another year of a tangled transport system and much higher costs.
White House Releases US Critical Supply Chain Review
On February 24, President Biden signed an executive order directing his advisors to survey U.S. supply chain vulnerabilities for 100 days.