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Offshore, Nearshore, Re-shore? The evolution of Enterprise Footprint optimisation


 

Offshore, Nearshore, Re-shore? Optimise your enterprise footprint with effective and successful business location decisions​.​

 
David Cameron’s comments at the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos on the rise of re-shoring to the UK have re-energised the debate about location strategy in boardrooms and the media. The UK Prime Minister spoke of a chance for ‘Britain to become the re-shore nation’, highlighting a recent survey of small and medium-sized businesses, which revealed more than 1 in 10 has repatriated at least some production back to Britain in the last 12 months. 

 
The headlines may make good news for UK plc, but they rarely delve into the often complex reckoning behind decisions, for instance, to relocate customer call centres from Asia to Britain. In this short report we explore some of the latest trends in offshore, nearshore and re-shore decision-making.


 

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