Making the right things in the right places
The potential benefits from manufacturing footprint strategy are huge.
Top consultants quote potential landed-cost savings of up to 45 per cent for some industries. Reducing corporate risk and gaining access to emerging markets and the best resources are equally important in securing global leverage and competitive advantage. The companies that get this right may gain leadership positions for a generation or more. Those that get it wrong are likely to fade from view or be swallowed up in ongoing consolidation.
This report describes a structured approach to understanding and exploiting a company’s international manufacturing footprint – the location of its plants around the globe, what their roles should be and how they interact with each other.
- Listen to the briefing podcast – ‘Manufacturing footprint strategy’.
- Read the 2-page briefing – ‘Manufacturing footprint strategy: Making the right things in the right places‘
- Read the 2-page briefing – ‘Tailored approaches to manufacturing footprint strategy‘
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Take a structured approach to developing and exploiting a global manufacturing footprint strategy. This course will help you to reconfigure your organisation’s international footprint of manufacturing activities to deliver real business impact.