Uncovering the True Costs of Global Sourcing
Many companies have either made — or are in the process of making — the transition from a regional, build-and-sell business model to a sell-anywhere, build-anywhere and source-anywhere business model. This globalization has led to dramatically increased supply chain complexity. The transition includes both new global sources of supply and new global sources of demand. In many cases, these demand and supply location decisions are interlinked as companies invest and create sources of supply in countries they also desire to become markets for their products.