Build Locally, Source Globally: Find Your Next Competitive Advantage
The massive manufacturing shift from domestic plants in the U.S. and Europe to China and other low cost countries has caused many western manufacturing managers to wonder if any of it would ever return. Competitive pressures and price demands by customers made offshoring necessary for most OEMs. This paper explains how the world supply of components can work in your favor and how you can expand your supply chain. It illustrates how one company has positioned itself in the global marketplace to provide supply visibility, international sourcing and a vast network of reliable vendors around the world. New and better price opportunities are available in the world market including Asia, Europe and the Americas.