For many companies, outsourcing is better in theory than in practice. Some organizations fail to gain meaningful benefits, or they have a difficult time finding and managing global vendors. To succeed, companies must answer questions such as:
Are we outsourcing the right parts of our business to the right places?
Does our global production network fully optimize costs and scale?
How do we choose the best providers and negotiate effectively?
How can we manage for better results and greater value?
Done right, outsourcing and offshoring can do more than just lower costs. BCG helps companies achieve a lasting competitive advantage through the strategic use of outsourcing—which can improve quality and productivity, drive innovation, provide new sources of revenue, open up new markets, and deliver a sustainable cost advantage. Read More