A continuous-review model for dual intercontinental and domestic outsourcing

@inproceedings{Co2012ACM,
  title={A continuous-review model for dual intercontinental and domestic outsourcing},
  author={Henry C. Co and Israel David and Ping Feng and Eddy Patuwo},
  year={2012}
}
When making sourcing decisions, many firms consider only the direct and most visible supply-chain costs, such as unit production costs and ocean-shipping costs. Often ignored are the hidden direct and indirect costs in long supply chains, and their impact on profitability. As supply chains lengthen, supply-chain disruptions undercut the ability of manufacturers and retailers to satisfy market demands. Supply-chain disruptions add costs by forcing companies to increase inventories, to juggle… CONTINUE READING

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