We live in turbulent global manufacturing times. Dealing with the pandemic, tariffs, trade wars, and global politics is causing manufacturers to rethink their global manufacturing strategies. Should you keep sourcing parts and products from China or is it time to bring manufacturing back to America? Explore the possibilities with the leader of the Reshoring Institute.
Rosemary Coates is the Executive Director of the Reshoring Institute, (www.ReshoringInstitute.coma 501c3 Non-Profit collaboration with nine universities across the U.S. She is also the President of Blue Silk Consulting, a Global Supply Chain consultancy (www.BlueSilkConsulting.com.) She is an Amazon.com Best Selling author with 5 global supply chain books including: “The Reshoring Guidebook,” and “Legal Blacksmith – How to Avoid and Defend Supply Chain Disputes.” Ms. Coates earned an MBA from the University of San Diego and a BS in Business Logistics from Arizona State University. She has been a management consultant for 25 years, helping over 80 global supply chain clients. She serves on the Board of Directors of Kinetic River and the University of San Diego Supply Chain Management Institute and teaches Global Supply Chain Strategy at UC Berkeley.