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DOC - 76884 - Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness - Agency Authority


Committee NameAdvisory Committee on Supply Chain CompetitivenessAgency NameDepartment of Commerce
Fiscal Year2020Committee Number76884
Original Establishment Date11/21/2011Committee StatusChartered
Actual Termination Date Committee URL
New Committee This FYNoPresidential Appointments*No
Terminated This FYNoMax Number of Members*45
Current Charter Date11/14/2019Designated Fed Officer Position Title*International Trade Specialist
Date Of Renewal Charter11/14/2021Designated Federal Officer Prefix
Projected Termination Date Designated Federal Officer First Name*Richard
Exempt From Renewal*NoDesignated Federal Officer Middle NameP
Specific Termination AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Last Name*Boll
Establishment Authority*Agency AuthorityDesignated Federal Officer Suffix
Specific Establishment Authority*Secretarial Decision MemorandumDesignated Federal Officer Phone*(202) 482-1135
Effective Date Of Authority*11/24/2011Designated Federal Officer Fax*(202) 482-2269
Exempt From EO 13875 Discretionary CmteNot ApplicableDesignated Federal Officer Email*
Committee Type*Continuing
Committee Function*Other Committee


Agency Recommendation*Continue
Legislation to Terminate RequiredNot Applicable
Legislation StatusNot Applicable
How does cmte accomplish its purpose?*The objective of this committee is to advise the Secretary on the necessary elements of a comprehensive, holistic national freight infrastructure and a national freight policy designed to support U.S. export growth and competitiveness, foster national economic competitiveness, and improve U.S. supply chain competitiveness in the domestic and global economy. This committee will provide detailed policy and technical advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary regarding: national, state, or local factors that inhibit the efficient domestic and international movement of goods from point of origin to destination and the competitiveness of domestic and international supply chains; infrastructure capacity, inter- and cross-modal connectivity, investment, regulatory, and intra- or inter-governmental coordination factors that affect supply chain competitiveness, goods movement, and sustainability; emerging trends in goods movement that affect or supply chain competitiveness; and metrics that can be used to quantify supply chain performance. The Secretary will use this advice, information, and recommendations in interagency discussions in the development of a national freight policy. The committee shall act as a liaison among the stakeholders represented by the membership and shall provide a forum for those stakeholders on current and emerging issues in goods movement, ensuring regular contact between the government and the supply chain industries.The committee shall advise and provide policy advice, information, and recommendations to the Secretary with respect to the formulation, coordination, and oversight of domestic and foreign policy related to supply chains for goods and services. In administering this committee, the Department of Commerce will work closely with the Department of Transportation.
How is membership balanced?*The committee shall have a maximum of forty (45) private sector members with a balanced and broad range of interests, including representatives from supply chain firms or their associations, stakeholders, community organizations, and others directly affected by the supply chain, as well as experts from academia. Appointments will be made by the Secretary, in consultation with the Department of Transportation, EPA, and other agencies, as appropriate. Members will be appointed for terms of two years. (Membership Balance Plan is available in the FACA Database.)
How frequent & relevant are cmte mtgs?*The Committee shall meet as often as necessary as determined by the DFO, but not less than once per year.
Why advice can't be obtained elsewhere?*The Committee shall advise the Secretary on the necessary elements of a comprehensive, holistic national freight infrastructure and a national freight policy designed to support U.S. export growth and competitiveness, foster national economic competitiveness, and improve U.S. supply chain competitiveness in the domestic and global economy.
Why close or partially close meetings?N/A
Recommendation Remarks


Outcome Improvement To Health Or Safety*NoAction Reorganize Priorities*No
Outcome Trust In GovernmentYesAction Reallocate ResourcesNo
Outcome Major Policy ChangesYesAction Issued New RegulationsNo
Outcome Advance In Scientific ResearchNoAction Proposed LegislationNo
Outcome Effective Grant MakingNoAction Approved Grants Or Other PaymentsNo
Outcome Improved Service DeliveryNoAction OtherNo
Outcome Increased Customer SatisfactionYesAction CommentNot Applicable
Outcome Implement Laws/Reg RequirementsNoGrants Review*No
Outcome OtherNoNumber Of Grants Reviewed0
Outcome CommentACSCC is the only major advisory committee dedicated to providing U.S government officials advice on U.S. supply chain issues. Their expertise and input helps to achieve the mission of ITA.Number Of Grants Recommended0
Cost Savings*NoneDollar Value Of Grants Recommended$0.00
Cost Savings CommentNot ApplicableGrants Review CommentNot Applicable
Number Of Recommendations*21Access Contact Designated Fed. Officer*Yes
Number Of Recommendations CommentAll recommendations are made to improve our domestic and global supply chains for our nation's goods and services. There were 4 recommendations in 2020.Access Agency WebsiteNo
% of Recs Fully Implemented*50.00%Access Committee WebsiteYes
% of Recs Fully Implemented CommentSingle window implemented.Hanjin Bankruptcy - ACSCC intricately involved with Secretary Pritzker to mitigate impact of the Hanjin Bankruptcy. Workforce Development committees set up by Sec Ross. Infrastructure permitting requirements have been reduced.Access GSA FACA WebsiteYes
% of Recs Partially Implemented*0.40%Access PublicationsNo
% of Recs Partially Implemented CommentNot ApplicableAccess OtherNo
Agency Feedback*Not ApplicableAccess CommentN/A
Agency Feedback Comment*Not ApplicableNarrative Description*Committee provides advice to the Secretary on 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 to provide advice to the Secretary on regulatory policies and programs and investment priorities that affect the competitiveness of U.S. supply chains.
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Payments to Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Payments to Non-Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Members*$0.00Est. Payments to Fed Members Next FY*$0.00
Payments to Federal Staff*$42,000.00Estimated Payments to Federal Staff*$42,000.00
Payments to Consultants*$0.00Est. Payments to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Non-Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb Non-Fed Members nextFY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Members*$0.00Est Travel Reimb For Fed Members*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Federal Staff*$0.00Est. Travel Reimb to Fed Staff Next FY*$0.00
Travel Reimb. For Consultants*$0.00Est Travel Reimb to Consultants Next FY*$0.00
Other Costs$0.00Est. Other Costs Next FY*$0.00
Total Costs$42,000.00Est. Total Next FY*$42,000.00
Federal Staff Support (FTE)*0.30Est. Fed Staff Support Next FY*0.30
Cost RemarksEst Cost Remarks
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Interest Areas

Computer Technology
Information Technology
Data Quality
Fuel Transportation
Boating and Navigation
Mass Transit


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Data from Previous Years

ActionCommittee System IDCommittee NameFiscal Year
 COM-035854Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2019
 COM-034283Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2018
 COM-001366Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2017
 COM-002981Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2016
 COM-003434Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2015
 COM-005096Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2014
 COM-005540Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2013
 COM-007243Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness2012