What is causing today’s supply chain delays?

The Bipartisan Policy Center — a Washington, DC-based think tank that combines the best ideas from both parties to promote a better future for all Americans — notes that “there are numerous contributing factors, including COVID-related closures and staffing issues, outdated infrastructure, and regulatory issues, to name a few. Some factors are transitory and have already begun to be resolved. Others are more deep-seated and, if unaddressed, could threaten American competitiveness for many years.”

To further delve into the causes and solutions to our current supply chain challenges, BPC will stream a virtual discussion with industry experts, including William P. Doyle, Executive Director of The Maryland Port Administration and Fred Miller, AAR’s Assistant General Counsel and Government Affairs Liaison.

Tune in to learn about the steps railroads have taken and continue to take to increase fluidity and ease supply chain congestion as well as the steps public and private stakeholders must take.