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Outsourcing

Outsourcing is an agreement in which one company hires another company to be responsible for a planned or existing activity that is or could be done internally and sometimes involves transferring employees and assets from one firm to another The term outsourcing which came from the phrase outside resourcing originated no later than 1981 The concept which The Economist says made its...

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The impact of near

The findings are that some companies are already near-sourcing and see near-sourcing as a relevant strategy of the supply chain Also companies are aware of the increased production costs in China and start seeking for alternativ Near-sourcing...

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Global Economic Crisis Driving Foreign Manufacturers to

Near-Sourcing Another trend emerging on the global manufacturing landscape is what many are referring to as near-sourcing The concept of near-sourcing is simple decreasing the distance between the source of supply and the market served Europe growing some in 2012...

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Supply chain logistics current landscape trends

Nov 08 2012 0183 32 Trend - Global Sourcing Made in America Receiving Serious Board andSupply Chain Management DiscussionQuality control growing issue in selectoverseas markets patent infringementFuture fuel prices worrying executivSome European companies already set-upManufacturing in USA because it offers Skilled labor force Automated manufacturing...

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Exploring the Trend of Near-Sourcing to Eastern Europe Diva May 31 2012 A study of outsourcing decisions related to specific products in the Swedish manufacturing industry how the product...

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Trends in the Furniture Industry Away from China

For the European market they source more and more from Portugal and Eastern Europe as well as Turkey This near sourcing strategy allows them to cut lead times and to be more reactive It creates some new challenges for purchasers used to China sourcing For example European factories are not used to lab tests...

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February 25 2012 Archives

But there are signs that trend may be reversing More manufacturers want to source product closer to home This article looks at current conditions challenges to offshoring and expectations for sourcing...

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Jeffrey P Cartwright

Converted traditional plant and distribution center through Lean Manufacturing Major transformation in productivity and inventory reduction Highlighted in Fortune magazine s 75th Anniversary...

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How can lean manufacturing and near

Apr 08 2011 0183 32 Near sourcing aids a company in gaining a competitive advantage in that they are closer to their supplier which often provides a better working relationship It also provides the ability to get a new product to market faster as there is a very short shipping time to...

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The US Manufacturing Renaissance Silver Lining Not

May 31 2012 0183 32 Near-sourcing the relatively new trend of locating manufacturing closer to final demand is gaining popularity because of high shipping costs and concerns over supply chain disruptions A weak dollar could support re-shoring manufacturing...

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The US Manufacturing Renaissance Silver Lining Not

May 31 2012 0183 32 Near-sourcing the relatively new trend of locating manufacturing closer to final demand is gaining popularity because of high shipping costs and concerns over supply chain disruptions A weak dollar could support re-shoring manufacturing returning to the US from abroad both for domestic consumption as well as exporting to the rest of...

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PDF Strategic sourcing sourcing capability and firm

The study clearly demonstrates that strategic sourcing plays a vital role in a firm s business operations and puts greater emphasis on developing the sourcing manager s business capability...

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Near-Sourcing This trend increases investment into building plants closer to customers and suppliers to reduce transportation costs and mitigate logistical complexity Both North America and Europe have seen manufacturing...

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Outsourcing

Outsourcing is an agreement in which one company hires another company to be responsible for a planned or existing activity that is or could be done internally and sometimes involves transferring employees and assets from one firm to another The term outsourcing...

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How Do You Know If your Supply Chain is Lean Enough

The focus areas of lean manufacturing prove this out seeking to reduce d efects o verproduction w aiting n on-u tilized t alent t ransportation i nventory m otion and e xtra-p rocessing Lean inventory philosophies may need to be adjusted based on 2020 learnings 6 Improving T ransportation E fficiency through T ighter P lanning...

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The impact of near

The findings are that some companies are already near-sourcing and see near-sourcing as a relevant strategy of the supply chain Also companies are aware of the increased production costs in China and start seeking for alternativ Near-sourcing may be a solution for this...

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comparisons for manufacturing products I think the US is going to be in the mix he sa Near-Sourcing Another trend emerging on the global manufacturing landscape is what many are referring to as near-sourcing The concept of near-sourcing...

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How the Soaring Price of Oil Is Affecting Supply

But some companies ought to consider the option of taking a percentage of their product and near-sourcing it and keeping a portion of it offshore-sourced Then they ll have a faster response time...

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The future of supply chain risk management News

Nov 26 2020 0183 32 Trends towards global sourcing mobile warehousing just-in-time production and lean manufacturing have created supply chains that are highly optimised but also increasingly complex When things are going well this means cost-effective operations less waste and companies can react flexibly and in an agile way to customer demands However these trends...

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Global Economic Crisis Driving Foreign Manufacturers to

Near-Sourcing Another trend emerging on the global manufacturing landscape is what many are referring to as near-sourcing The concept of near-sourcing is simple decreasing the distance between the source of supply and the market served Europe growing some in 2012 but at a very mild pace slower than the US he sa And...

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How the Soaring Price of Oil Is Affecting Supply

But some companies ought to consider the option of taking a percentage of their product and near-sourcing it and keeping a portion of it offshore-sourced Then they ll have a faster response time Take the example of a company that might produce 80 percent of its product in Asia and 20 percent in North America whether Mexico or the US...

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11 Trends That Will Dominate Manufacturing in 2021

11 Trends That Will Dominate Manufacturing in 2021 Near-sourcing also known as local sourcing is the process by which a business brings operations closer to where its finished product is sold in manufacturing it typically refers to the sourcing of raw materials from domestic suppliers...

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The future of supply chain risk management News

Trends towards global sourcing mobile warehousing just-in-time production and lean manufacturing have created supply chains that are highly optimised but also increasingly complex When things are going well this means cost-effective operations less waste and companies can react flexibly and in an agile way to customer demands...

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5 Principles of Lean Sourcing Strategy

Aug 06 2017 0183 32 Sourcing strategies may often overlook incentive based compensation for competent team members The human element behind lean sourcing is the most important and should be given an incentive based structure This will help retain top talent maintain quality and lower costs for the company in the long run...

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Supply Chain Transformation in the Cloud Sandhill

Monday November 5 2012 Supply Chain Transformation in the Cloud Kurt Cavano Founder Chairman Chief Strategy Officer TradeCard Inc End-to-end supply chain visibility and responsiveness are prerequisites to success if you are in the business of manufacturing...

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comparisons for manufacturing products I think the US is going to be in the mix he sa Near-Sourcing Another trend emerging on the global manufacturing landscape is what many are referring to as near-sourcing The concept of near-sourcing is simple decreasing the distance between the source of supply and the market served...

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Supply Chain Transformation in the Cloud Sandhill

Monday November 5 2012 Supply Chain Transformation in the Cloud Kurt Cavano Founder Chairman Chief Strategy Officer TradeCard Inc End-to-end supply chain visibility and responsiveness are prerequisites to success if you are in the business of manufacturing discrete products...

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Strategic sourcing and lean manufacturing with value

Strategic sourcing and lean manufacturing with value stream roadmapping We have arrived at the nexus of two powerful trends in business process improvement and product manufacturing operations management One lean operations offer streamlined flow of value to the customer with minimal inventory and waste...

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February 25 2012 Archives

But there are signs that trend may be reversing More manufacturers want to source product closer to home This article looks at current conditions challenges to offshoring and expectations for sourcing going forward For years a core element of cutting costs for many major manufacturers was moving operations to countries with cheaper labor...

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Rethinking the Fashion Supply Chain

Jun 25 2013 0183 32 It achieves these dual goals by de-averaging its supply chains near-sourcing that is keeping about 50 percent of its production in nearby countries and designing approximately 80 percent of its products in season Lean Sports clothing manufacturer adidas exemplifies the lean...

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