To outsource or not? What manufacturers should consider
Abstract: When done correctly, outsourcing can save manufacturers money and allow them to focus on their core business functions. But it’s important to consider the decision from a strategic and financial standpoint. This article lists questions to ask when deciding whether to outsource, what costs to consider when crunching the numbers, and some of the risks involved. A sidebar offers some tips for getting the most out of outsourcing if the decision is made to go ahead.