8. Are you ready to outsource?
Outsourcing can be a great help in terms of helping both the chemical and pharmaceutical industries get out of the ruts we find ourselves in . . . when outsourcing works well, it allows companies to spend their resources on innovation, rather than on development or manufacturing infrastructure that already exists elsewhere. . . . the more important question to ask is . . . will outsourcing fulfill its promise in the future? My answer is . . . again yes.
—Andrew Liveris, Business Group President, Performance Chemicals
We hope we have helped you to identify the inside track for deciding whether outsourcing is right for your business or a specific function, clarifying your objectives, creating the business case, ...