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Why Asian supply chains will remain difficult | Shipping and logistics update | Tactics to reshore and assess U.S. total costs.

Panelists Topics:

Sarah Rathke, Squire Patton Boggs
2021 is likely a year of reckoning between the U.S. and China. The likely ramifications for U.S. companies include component shortfalls, production slow-downs and more attempts at reshoring and automation. A must-hear China primer.

Harry Moser, The Reshoring Initiative
Accelerated reshoring requires reduction of manufacturing cost — at least 20% for the U.S. to be competitive. Here’s how President Biden’s proposals would help or hinder this cost reduction, and how your company can assess total cost of ownership to reshore work.

John Boner, Cap Logistics
Shipping and logistics update: Importers aren’t alone in struggling to get space for record e-commerce demand. Exporters also are finding it harder as the widening spread between inbound and outbound rates spurred carriers to prioritize higher-paying imports. A tactical overview for ’21.