The Covid pandemic has underscored issues with U.S. reliance on supply chains abroad in many areas, including semiconductor manufacturing. In February, President Biden signed Executive Order 14017 to address supply chain vulnerabilities and a semiconductor shortage impacting a variety of industries like cellular devices, information technology, and automobiles.
In the age of digitization and global pandemic, diversifying supply chains is on the top of every public procurement official’s growing to-do list. The Coronavirus pandemic has turned Central Procurement Officers to local and regional supply chain solutions. Read more “Small Business and the Shift to Regional Supply Chains”
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