[WHITE PAPER] 4 Strategic Considerations when Considering Offshoring Parts of your Supply Chain
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
While they may save money on unskilled labor and by achieving economies of scale, they ultimately will pay more because of longer lead times, increased inventories, the need for more management resources for planning and logistics, and constraints on their ability to respond quickly to changing demand. White Paper: Hidden Risks and Costs in an Offshore Supply Chain. Longer lead times will also require you to forecast inventory needs more accurately.