We already have a system that coordinates supply of needed materials around the country: it’s called prices.
Tag - price fixing
How do we know that value is subjective, and not an inherent characteristic of goods? One way is to look at what goes on at Liquidation.com.
The Department of Agriculture is buying $12 million of surplus eggs to keep prices high. Who came up with this scrambled plan?
The Obama Administration is spending $11 million on surplus cheese to prop up Big Cheese.