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Reshoring on the Rise: Manufacturing Returns to the U.S.

Feature Spurred by a desire for greater supply chain resilience, companies are increasingly reshoring and investing in new and updated manufacturing operations in North America. BY SARA PEARSON SPECTER For the past decade, global management consulting firm Kearney has produced an annual Reshoring Index report to uncover the mindset of top U.S. executives surrounding reshoring. This year—for the first time—the ...

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The Reshoring Rebound

BY THE NUMBERS   According to Kearney’s annual Reshoring Index, U.S. gross manufacturing output rose at a faster pace than the U.S. manufacturing imports from 14 Asian low-cost countries and regions, resulting in a positive score. The U.S. manufacturing import ratio was as follows:     The Kearney Reshoring Index found that, among the CEOs surveyed: 96% report they are evaluating ...

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Supply Chain Leaders’ Strategies: How to Survive and Thrive in a COVID-19 World

BY CAROL MILLER, MHI VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS Supply chain disruptions took on a whole new dimension in 2020 with the emergence and worldwide spread of COVID-19. The simultaneous challenges of overseas supplier shutdowns, domestic shelter-in-place mandates, and an unprecedented uptick in demand for the basics initially left the world’s supply chains reeling. Here, nine supply chain leaders ...

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