Not all work belongs within any shore or market. Total cost of ownership should determine geographic production to maximize value to all parties. Hidden costs can inhibit profits, innovation, quality, intellectual property protection, customer responsiveness, inventory costs, and cause a host of expensive supply chain disruptions. Consider the solution as “Lean Sourcing” – the holistic management of the supply, demand and value chains.
A team of trade associations – The National Tooling and Mac… Continue
Posted on April 7, 2010 at 2:26pm —