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China Summary Translation: 'The Secrets of Cost Optimization — How Outsourcers Continue to Drive Down Operating Costs'

Published: 22 June 2016

ID: G00310398

Analyst(s): DD Mishra , Twiggy Lo


Cost optimization should be an ongoing effort, not a one-time action during difficult situations. Sourcing managers can drive down cost and maximize value by considering industrialized sourcing options, automation and innovation delivered by providers.

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The Secrets of Cost Optimization — How Outsourcers Continue to Drive Down Operating Costs

  • Key Challenges
  • Recommendations



  • Include Market Benchmarks and Expected Savings in the Contract
  • Evaluate the Pros and Cons of Currency Fluctuations on the Contract
  • Combine More Industrialized Options, RIMS, Offshoring And Automation to Drive Down Costs

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