What OEMs need to know about reshoring manufacturing and their supply chains
By: Derek Handova
Many OEMs are now bringing their final assembly operations back to North America. That’s good news for the blue collar workforce but what about the supply chain partners back in China and other low cost locales? Can OEMs find new suppliers close to home? Should OEMs use the old suppliers and manage the value chain better to deal with a longer pipeline? OEMs also have to be cognizant of expectations from the financial community to increase return on investment in supply chains.