Why outsourcing is going into reverse - manufacturing and logistics reshoring after offshoring boom, as factory production in China and other Asian nations rises in price, and supply chains become more regional to save time and risk

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Outsourcing and offshoring -- how economic arguments are changing with high inflation in India and China together with exchange rate shifts -- which all mean higher prices for outsourced manufacturing operations than in the past. Reversal of offshoring and outsourcing to reduce risk, increase velocity, improve agility, shorten product development cycles, improve speed to market. Improving supply chain management in complex operations. Example of Audi motor manufacturing -- difficulties in providing customized vehicles rapidly without shorter supply chains. Conference keynote lecture by Patrick Dixon, for Red Prairie, audience of logistics and supply chain executives.


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