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Learning from a Rocky Reshoring Experience

Reshoring appears to be gaining momentum, most recently with reports from Boston Consulting Group indicating that the U.S. and other western countries are becoming more cost-competitive compared to countries previously considered low-cost, particularly Ch…
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Offshoring: How Do You Cope with Time Zone Burnout?

By now, many of the downsides associated with offshoring are painfully well-known to manufacturing executives: High transportation costs, long lead times, quality and intellectual property protection concerns and, increasingly, rising labor costs.But one …
Popular Discussions By now, many of the downsides associated with offshoring are painfully well-known to manufacturing executives: High transportation costs, long lead times, qu… http://www.gii-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/offshoring-how-do-you-cope-time-zone-burnout/

Simple Modeling Can Lead to Significant Supply Chain Savings

At a recent professional development dinner, I got a chance to hear from fellow UCLA Anderson alum Kristen Kravitz, who shared a project she worked on as a consultant to examine and find cost savings in the supply chain.
Popular Blogs Posted by Everette Phillips on Mar 28, 2013 10:18:48 AM At a recent professional development dinner, I got a chance to hear from fellow UCLA Anderson alum Krist… http://www.gii-events.gilcommunity.com/blog/simple-modeling-can-lead-significant-supply-chain-savings/

Keep Your Eye on Logistics Costs

Manufacturers face an uphill battle these days as they try to fill hundreds of thousands of open positions across the country—for machinists, engineers, maintenance personnel, and others. And despite the sluggish economy, they’re not the only ones struggl…
Manufacturers face an uphill battle these days as they try to fill hundreds of thousands of open positions across the country—for machinists, engineers, maintenance personne… http://www.gii-events.gilcommunity.com/discussion/keep-your-eye-logistics-costs/

As China's Costs Rise, Will We See a Manufacturing Resurgence in the US?

There's been an assumption that, as wages and other manufacturing costs in China rise relative to the rest of the world, manufacturers there will attempt to retain their cost advantages by increasingly investing in automation to improve productivity. A( r…
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Global Sourcing and Production: The Long-Term View

The thrilling and alarming insurrections in the Middle East and the resulting jump in oil prices--not to mention the earthquake in Japan--have served to remind manufacturers that it’s a big, scary world out there. At times such as these, it can be temptin…
The thrilling and alarming insurrections in the Middle East and the resulting jump in oil prices--not to mention the earthquake in Japan--have served to remind manufacturers that … http://www.gii-events.gilcommunity.com/blog/global-sourcing-and-production-long-term-view/

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