Posts Tagged ‘outsourcing’

The Risks Of Outsourcing

Thursday, April 19, 2012 10:56 2 Comments

For many firms looking to outsource, understanding the risks of their decisions can be a difficult process, and there are more than enough firms who have found themselves in the news lately for a failure in their outsourced supply chain. Failures that lead to a product recall Failures that had a negative impact on the […]

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Some Things Just Should Not Be Outsourced. EVER

Friday, July 8, 2011 22:21 1 Comment

for those of you who are counting, this is the second post this week… a 2011 record!…. and it all started from the MSNBC article U.S. official says pre-infected computer tech entering country。  Which absolutely floored me. Oh course, given the fact that there have been other stories where items like Kevlar vests are now […]

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You Cannot Build a Brand on a Foundation of an Abusive Supply Chain

Thursday, May 27, 2010 3:09 24 Comments

For long time readers of All Roads, you will know that one of the topics i have follows has been related to the systemic issues apple has faced within its supply chain. it is a topic that in the last few days has come to a head with the near daily suicides occurring on Foxconn’s […]

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Dave Sinclair Protests Outsourcing to China, Mexico, India, anywhere

Tuesday, October 28, 2008 20:38 4 Comments

Sometimes an image (or a youtube) will conjure up memories that have been repressed by years of heavy drinking, and this is certainly one of them. Watching the Dave sinclair advertisements on TV was just something I grew used to.  Possibly shot in the garage out back, the graphics were always cars on the lot […]

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When Outsourcing is CLEARLY Not in Your Long Term Interests

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 23:03 1 Comment

The scenario is always the same. An executive team is in China assessing the opportunities for China based manufacturing.  they want to meet potential partners, understand the environment, see what the conditions on the ground are, etc. They have heard from others, and seen in the media (blogs inlcuded), that China can save them money… […]

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