Costs of Going Offshore May Outweigh Benefits

Supply chain complexity, poor logistics and trade management erode product cost savings when companies go global, Aberdeen reports











  1. Long and uncertain lead times were inhibiting their ability to respond to market demands and adequately fill orders on a timely basis; and,


  2. Projected product cost savings were being absorbed by unanticipated, higher costs from operating longer and more complex global supply chains.
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http://www.aberdeen.com/summary/report/benchmark/RA_GlobalTrade_BE.asp


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