Shopping a little closer to home

Sauer, Bruce
July 2010
Trailer / Body Builders;Jul2010, Vol. 51 Issue 9, p8
Trade Publication
The author believes that outsourcing from distant countries is slowly being replaced by post globalization, the ordering of products from suppliers much closer to home. He says that the causes of the search for neighboring suppliers are the increasing transport costs that negates the advantage of purchasing products overseas and the need to shorten supply lines in order to save costs which can be difficult when dealing with suppliers from distant nations. Other reasons to source closer to home are listed.


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