A Holistic Manufacturing Sourcing Location Strategy Beyond Labor Cost | Supply Chain Asia

For years, consumer brands have moved their production location from country to country, chasing the cheapest source of labor. But as the business environment changes and companies reap the benefits of robotics and technology advances, low wages is not the only determining factor. In the January/February 2017 issue of Supply Chain Asia, SDG’s sourcing expert Peter Hopper explores the economic and trade risks, supply chain risks, geopolitical risks, and brand risks that factor into the new sourcing decision process.