Small business is bearing the brunt of supply chain challenges caused by worker shortages and delays. Nearly two in three small businesses have had to alter their supply chains in the past six months, according to the Q4 2021 U.S. Chamber and MetLife Small Business Index.
- Congress Must Fund Semiconductor Legislation to Bolster Innovation and Supply ChainsCOVID-19 accelerated demand for semiconductor chips, overwhelming supply and bringing supply chain challenges into sharp focus.
- A Business Guide to Security and ResilienceTips and advice to help keep businesses running during natural disasters, supply chain disruptions, cyber attacks, and other emergencies.
- Reducing Supply Chain Dependence on Single SourceCountries can improve their economy and production by reducing supply chain dependence on a single country or source.
Resilient, efficient, and secure supply chains are essential to commerce, our economy, and people’s standard of living. Protecting supply chains from interruptions—from security threats and economic volatility to production issues and workforce shortages—is crucial to keeping goods flowing. The U.S. can ease these risks by diversifying supply chains and building up reserves of critical products. We work closely with government to make sure that policy recommendations protect the private sector while avoiding punitive approaches, new barriers to trade, and one-size-fits-all fixes.
As society pushes for a more inclusive business world, enterprise leaders should consider the importance of diversifying their supply chains.
- InternationalCEO Summit of the AmericasWednesday, June 08 - Thursday, June 0908:00 AM EDT - 06:00 PM EDT
- InternationalUSIBC 2022 Technology Summit - Innovation Fueled ProsperityTuesday, June 21 - Thursday, June 2312:00 AM EDT - 12:00 AM EDT
- InternationalU.S. Chamber of Commerce Delegation to Israel's Cyber WeekSunday, June 26 - Thursday, June 3012:00 AM EDT - 12:00 AM EDT
- Jan 13, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 3290, the “National Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Supply Chain Database Act”
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the United States Senate supporting S. 3290, the “National Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) Supply Chain Database Act.” This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.
- Nov 23, 20217 Questions About the Impact of Supply Chain Shortages on Holiday Shopping
With the holiday shopping season kicking off this week, our supply chain expert explains why people are worried about getting gifts in time and what is being done to make sure they do.
- Nov 22, 2021Congress Must Fund Semiconductor Legislation to Bolster Innovation and Supply Chains
COVID-19 accelerated demand for semiconductor chips, overwhelming supply and bringing supply chain challenges into sharp focus.
- Jul 29, 2021Supply Chain Issues, Worker Shortages Impacted Economic Growth in Q2
The BEA released the GDP numbers for the Q2 showing the economy grew only 6.5% from April to June – here's why we are missing the mark.
- Jan 21, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on the Nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of Transportation
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, on the Nomination of Pete Buttigieg to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
- Apr 14, 2020Success in Fighting COVID-19 Depends on U.S.-Mexico Cooperation on Essential Industries
The U.S. and Mexico should work immediately to align as closely as possible around the CISA guidance to keep supply chains in tact.
- Mar 11, 2020U.S. Chamber Letter on the Impact of Coronavirus on America's Small Business Supply Chain
This Hill letter was sent to the Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship, on the hearing entitled, “The Coronavirus and America’s Small Business Supply Chain.”