Supply Chain

June ’22 at-a-glance … supply chain

President Biden signed S. 3580, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 (OSHA) into law. NAFEM strongly supported OSRA, which […]


May ’22 at-a-glance … supply chain

A recent survey of Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) members found that supply chain issues are profoundly impacting their […]


April ’22 at-a-glance … supply chain

The Senate passed the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022. The House also passed its version of the bill for […]


March ’22 at-a-glance … supply chain

On March 3, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Technology heard from Daniel Maffei, chair of the Federal […]


Recent survey finds supply chain pressures continue to stymie members

Supply chain challenges impinging the ability to fulfill orders, control costs and grow are expected to be the same or […]


February ’22 at-a-glance … supply chain

In anticipation of the Senate beginning to consider the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA), passed by the House passed late […]


December at-a-glance … supply chain

U.S. retailers Target and Walmart report higher inventories than last year, with Walmart reporting U.S. inventories up 11.5%. Additionally, FedEx […]


December at-a-glance … taxes, tariffs & trade

NAFEM provided comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) about its concerns with the tariff rate quota (TRQ) that […]


November at-a-glance … supply chain

In response to President Biden’s call to encourage every link in the goods movement supply chain to move to a […]


Section 232 tariffs removed on EU steel and aluminum imports

Under a new agreement reached by the U.S. and EU, Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs will end and be […]