Supply Chain Task Force report submitted to Governor
JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Supply Chain Task Force’s final report has been submitted to Gov. Parson following a six-month-long survey into supply chain issues.
Gov. Mike Parson created the task force in November 2021, and it held meetings across the state to identify supply chain problems facing Missouri businesses and citizens and develop potential solutions to address these challenges. Valuable feedback from stakeholders presented at these meetings has been included in the draft report.
The Final Report is available here
The task force is co-chaired by Missouri Department of Transportation Director Patrick McKenna and Director of the Office of Workforce Development Mardy Leathers from the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development.
The following have been appointed to serve on this task force:
- Chris Gutierrez, President, Kansas City SmartPort, Inc.
- Mary Lamie, Executive Vice President, Multi Modal Enterprises, Bi-State Development
- Caitlin Murphy, Founder and CEO, Global Gateway Logistics;
- Dustin Quesenberry, Vice President of Operations, Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI)
- Todd Spencer, President, OOIDA
The task force convened a variety of stakeholders to identify potential improvements and solutions in the supply chain including logistics, all transportation modes, freight, labor, workforce development, distribution and warehousing.