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Discussing global supply chains with Institute for Supply Management’s Lisa Martin

A discussion on the globalization of supply chains, diversified global economies, challenges executives face and what all of this means as companies look for ways …
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15 Lessons from a global sourcing manager

China is not the only low cost solution. China has become a ‘buzz word’ for many companies. Sourcing managers must be prepared to objectively inform company management whenever it is determined the company should not go to China on a particular component; sub-assembly, or product program.
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Direct cost, total cost of ownership, and reducing risk in low cost locations


Countries in low cost regions such as Asia and Eastern Europe may well be better positioned for many high volume manufacturing product needs. Furthermore, in many instances, these geographies may be ideal for offering a stronger ROI when executives are engaged in high-volume production.
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