reshoring

Improving your strategic sourcing decisions: Total cost of ownership and total risk profiling

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Here is a recently published report on reshoring manufacturing back to the US: Improving-Your-Strategic Sourcing-Decisions-Total-Cost-of-Ownership-and-Total-Risk-Profiling This report covers how it is imperative that manufacturers consider and analyze the benefits, risks and costs of all available sourcing options in order to meet business and profit goals, including: Offshoring – Complete or partial manufacturing sourced overseas Reshoring (also known as backshoring or […]

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5 Strategies for Growing as a Domestic Manufacturer

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This article was written by Derek Singleton of Manufacturing Software Advice, an online resource that presents reviews and comparisons of manufacturing software and is reprinted here with permission.  Check out where Derek mentions the Velocity Scheduling System! Domestic manufacturing is an unexpected Cinderella story. As the United States clears the worst recession since the 1930′s, manufacturing has grown revenue for the […]

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ReShoring Manufacturing Initiative – Bringing Manufacturing Back to the US

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The move to reshore or re-shore (depending on your preference) manufacturing production has grown increasingly popular in the U.S. over the last few years in the face of higher transportation and fuel costs, higher wage rates and reject rates in developing countries. Companies can re-shore to: Reduce pipeline and surge inventory impacts on JIT operations; Improve the quality and consistency […]

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Manufacturing heads back to USA (reshoring) – USATODAY.com

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This article in the USAToday on reshoring manufacturing back to the US is interesting and not at all surprising. Regarding this part of the article: “Products that are labor-intensive and churned out in high volumes, such as apparel, textiles and TVs, will likely continue to be made overseas. So will those that are relatively inexpensive to ship but high-priced, such […]

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