TITLE

Reductions & Relocations: The Suppliers' Challenges

AUTHOR(S)
Berret, Marcus
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Automotive Design & Production;Dec2005, Vol. 117 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges faced by original equipment manufacturer suppliers in Eastern Europe. It is predicted that labor costs will increase from 2006 to 2016 which might offset the region's cost advantages. A suggested solution is to consider the cost of moving and improving efficiencies in existing plants. Suppliers need to optimize the complete value chain.
ACCESSION #
19165315

 

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