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September 10 2009

Volume 39, Issue 17- 09/10/2009

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39

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17

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The outflow of manufacturing to "low-cost" countries keeps resonating lately as I envision how this next growth cycle takes shape. Before the heady days of the dot-com era distracted many businesses from their core focus and presented others with opportunity, industry change centered on the dramatic shift many North American manufacturers were making to offshore production.

Today there are a number of indicators that manufacturing might migrate back to a regional or at least continental scale.

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This is the pdf of this issue of Modern Distribution Management. Apply the full $24.95 pay-per-view cost toward an annual subscription (within 30 days of purchase), which includes two issues a month plus access to more than seven years of online archives and market data. Call 1-888-742-5060 or email info@mdm.com to subscribe.
 

The outflow of manufacturing to "low-cost" countries keeps resonating lately as I envision how this next growth cycle takes shape. Before the heady days of the dot-com era distracted many businesses from their core focus and presented others with opportunity, industry change centered on the dramatic shift many North American manufacturers were making to offshore production.

Today there are a number of indicators that manufacturing might migrate back to a regional or at least continental scale.