Going beyond reshoring to right-shoring

October 2013
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Going beyond reshoring to right-shoring

At a glance

Many companies have experienced the downsides of an extended offshore supply chain, including political ramifications and supply chain shocks. This, along with ongoing structural shifts in low-cost regions, is prompting organizations to rethink their past sourcing decisions. Reshoring has recently become a hot topic in both the C-suite and in the operations organization. While reshoring has its challenges, the trend is very real. This paper addresses the strategic approach to reshoring some organizations are taking in order to improve margins.

We explore:

  • The many models of shoring
  • The new environment of complexity and risk
  • Key reshoring factors to consider