Long distances and lead times, and the instability of changing economics, were the lead issues that raise the most concern about low-cost sourcing abroad, with 38% of the 107 respondents citing long distances, and 36% citing changing economics. Much less concerning are environment or sustainability issues (12%), cyber security (7.5%) and rising costs (nearly 6%).
Thumbtalk Interactive is an audience participation tool we're using to survey our members on the hot topics of the day. Stay tuned for more. We're giving thumbs a workout!