Part 2

Manufacturing in a Global Environment

IN THIS PART …

Discover how setting up your global manufacturing operations can be significantly different from or more complicated than your domestic operations.

Find out what aspects to consider when determining both your foreign inventory types and levels, and the warehousing and distribution locations required to support your company’s foreign manufacturing operations.

Consider the additional environmental factors in establishing foreign manufacturing operations and physical facilities, adapting product and packaging, and setting up and managing your company’s supply and distribution chains.

Explore the establishment and use of both operational readiness levels and production metrics for foreign manufacturing and distribution operations, as well as recommendations for reducing the risk of stock outages.

Identify the inherent dangers to your intellectual property and logistics data resulting from long-distance management of remote supply chains.

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