Supply chain appointment

Retired General Stephen R. Lyons, former Commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, is to be the new Port and Supply Chain Envoy to the Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force


Taking over the role from John D. Porcari, Retired General Lyons will work with the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), the White House National Economic Council (NEC), ports, rail, trucking and other private companies across supply chains to continue to address bottlenecks, speed up the movement of goods, and help lower costs for American families.

“The Biden-Harris Administration has made tremendous progress on addressing the supply chain disruptions we’ve seen as we recover from the pandemic,” said Retired General Lyons, adding he looked forward to rolling up his sleeves and addressing the role.