TITLE

'Nearshoring' making waves

AUTHOR(S)
Weber, Rick
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2010, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the return of outsourced jobs to the U.S. and North America which is termed nearshoring. Doctor Chris Kuehl of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA) cites factors that prompted the return of overseas work to North America which include the political instability of countries with outsourcing capacities, the presence of unknown vendors operating far from the urban centers, and loss of control especially if one's product demands supervision. He also cites the decline in satisfaction level with offshore services.
ACCESSION #
52919912

 

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