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Re-shoring of Manufacturing to the US

Posted by Matthew Turpin on Sun, Jun 10, 2012 @ 09:16 AM

Have you ever noticed how people will ignore information that doesn't support a decision they have made?  It happens every day with offshore electronics manufacturing when buyers and executives look at just the unit cost of a pcb assembly or circuit card and ignore other costs to the organiziation that aren't factored into purchased price variance (PPV).  Direct costs associated with shipping, import fees, supplier visits warranty costs are often ignored or not understood by the people making a supply chain decision.  And the soft costs associated with missed revenue recognitiion, late customer deliveries and quality issues can slowly eat away at an organizations goodwill.

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Topics: Electronics Assembly Maryland, Reshoring, Re-Shoring, PCB Assembly Maryland