Outsourcing is a very diverse topic, and there are many different outsourcing options and outsourcing service providers to choose from. Companies are telling TEC that they need a clearer picture of outsourcing, its potential benefits, and common pitfalls. They want examples of different types of outsourcing and advice on whether outsourcing is right for them. This primer addresses these questions.
costs. As transportation and logistics improved through improved infrastructure and the use of computer technology, the cost of transportation went down, and offshore manufacturing went up. As education and skills improved in lower wage countries, manufacturers moved up the value-curve. More recently, outsourcing has moved into the world of information technology, pension and 401k benefits, data transcription, and call center operations. This realm is made more and more possible by continued investment