As an original equipment manufacturer, you may have considered outsourcing part or all of your manufacturing before. In fact, you may be on the verge of doing so right now. But take a moment and consider the implications.

There are huge benefits to outsourcing - reduced risk, improved productivity, and lower costs - but there are potential pitfalls too.

This guide provides practical guidance and best practice advice on how to efficiently outsource your manufacturing, including:

  • How much of your process should you outsource?

  • Free issue or full procurement?

  • Potential consequences of outsourcing

  • The total cost of outsourcing

  • The hidden costs of in-house manufacturing

  • Planning your outsourcing project