Nearshoring shifts focus of procurement leaders

Friday, June 7, 2024 · Bridget McCrea
Bringing production and sourcing back to the United States or to a country in close proximity have always been goals for companies that want to gain better control over their supply chains. But for procurement leaders, it adds complexity.

A reshoring history lesson

Friday, May 10, 2024 · Brian Straight
The reshoring trend is rapidly accelerating, but it is not new. Reshoring Institute Executive Director Rosemary Coates provided a history lesson on reshoring at the recent ISM World conference.

World Trade Centers offers a helping hand to create resilient, interconnected supply chains

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 · Brian Straight
Building resilient supply chains requires trust, and the World Trade Centers is helping foster that with locations around the globe, connecting companies with local resources.

Managing the Risks and Rewards of Onshoring & Reshoring

Friday, March 1, 2024 · Bridget McCrea
As more companies move production and sourcing closer to home, several factors should be considered before making the move.

When Reshoring Projects Fail

Tuesday, August 15, 2023 · Rosemary Coates
The temptation to reshore manufacturing is growing, but there are pitfalls that can derail a project if proper planning is not part of the process.

This is the strangest economy

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 · Rosemary Coates
With so much uncertainty and mixed economic signals, it is hard, if not impossible, to see trends or predict what will happen in the supply chain.

Reshoring isn’t the only change taking place in supply chains

Monday, June 12, 2023 · Brian Straight
Reshoring has received a lot of attention, but more companies are shifting parts of their supply lines from China to other Asian countries.

How nearshoring is shaping investment decisions

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 · Jonathan Civita
With no sign of slowing, the trend to reshore or nearshore sourcing and production is shifting investment decisions in warehousing, logistics and manufacturing.

Supply Chain Design Meets the Reshoring Trend

Thursday, March 2, 2023 · Bridget McCrea
Companies are rethinking globalization and repositioning more of their operations and sourcing closer to home. Here’s how the trend is affecting supply chain design.

Reshoring is on the rise; how smart is your factory?

Monday, February 13, 2023 · Abhinav Agrawal and Rob Sterner
Sustained labor cost advantages in Asia complicates the reshoring equation, but a smart factory that offers worker productivity improvements of three-to-five times that of foreign workers makes it financially viable.

China is no longer a low-cost labor country

Thursday, October 20, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Research by The Reshoring Institute shows the lowest-cost countries are now India, Mexico and Vietnam.

Regionalize your supply chain: Closer is better

Thursday, July 7, 2022 · Knut Alicke, Kai Hoberg and Julien Mauhourat
Highly complex, global supply chains might have passed their peak given the accelerating uncertainties in supply and demand. In this article, we illustrate that regional supply chains can be more resilient and need not be more expensive if planned well.

How’s your supply chain short game?

Wednesday, July 6, 2022 · Mark Clouse, Per Kristian Hong, Omar Troncoso and Patrick Van den Bossche
As turmoil disrupts global supply chains, executives eye reshoring and nearshoring.

Reshoring job announcements hit record high

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Combined with foreign direct investment job announcements, there were 261,000 reshoring jobs in 2021.

Talking Supply Chain Podcast: Reshoring - it’s an off and on thing

Sunday, September 5, 2021 · Bob Trebilcock
On this episode, Rosemary Coates discusses what’s happening with reshoring, near-shoring and off-shoring in today’s global supply chains. SCMR’s Editorial Director Bob Trebilcock hosts.



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