Buy It Or Build It?
Is subcontracting still your best option?
Why Buy vs. Build Has Changed Forever
To lower costs, a well-known US-based fishing rod producer turned to subcontract manufacturing in China. But issues with quality, delivery time and protection of intellectual property arose. Suddenly subcontracting in China wasn’t so attractive. As this video shows, what the company decided to do next changed its future forever.
Is NOW The Time To Reduce Your Dependence On Subcontracting in China?
Is the success of your company tied to too many issues out of your control?
Inconsistent delivery times
Supply chain delays
If China’s negatives outweigh its benefits for the survival of your company, we can help you explore alternatives to building product on your own
What Makes Us Different?
We Are Practitioners, Not Theorists
Have successfully moved from China subcontracting to their own North American production
Specialize in working with small-to-midsized manufacturers
Decades of experience running and supporting global manufacturers in North America
Leaving China Subcontracting Behind
He successfully moved from China subcontracting for a major US-based sporting goods company. Now he is a Principal for Strategic Footprint.
Download our success story to learn how Bob Penicka, formerly Principal of Axiom fishing rods and COO of Callaway Golf, left China subcontracting and successfully established a North American manufacturing footprint.
Formerly Principal of Axiom fishing rods and COO of Callaway Golf
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Take the first step to regaining control of your future
Does it make sense for your company to cease subcontracting in China and launch your own production facility closer to your market?
We can’t answer that in a half hour. But we can get started on identifying the elements you will need to consider as you contemplate a shift to building it instead of buying it.
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