Why Global sourcing. Why now?

March 2011
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PwC's paper detailing why businesses need to focus on Global sourcing as a competitive advantage in today's global economy.

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To succeed in these tough times, global organizations must effectively manage complexity, gain efficiencies and reduce costs – and many are turning to global sourcing solutions to do so. Those that haven’t are at a competitive disadvantage, both financially and strategically. Where does your company line up on the spectrum?

The economic downturn and escalating pressure on corporate profitability have combined to focus the spotlight firmly on organizational inefficiencies. To succeed in these tough times, global organizations must effectively manage complexity, gain efficiencies and reduce costs. Many companies have turned to global sourcing solutions to achieve these objectives.

In PwC’s view, companies that have not yet implemented global sourcing in a material way are at a competitive disadvantage from both a financial and strategic perspective.