U.S. Manufacturers

I need an explanation for this Engineering question to help me study.

Read Product Redesign, Not Offshoring, Holds Cost Advantage for U.S. Manufacturers on page 139 of your text. In a couple paragraphs or more, tell me your thoughts on the idea of saving money by redesign practices.

Do you think that redesigning parts and manufacturing in the States is a better option?

The reading suggests that companies do not fully consider the cost of offshoring. Why do you think they believe this? What elements do you think they overlook?

U.S. Manufacturers

I need an explanation for this Engineering question to help me study.

Read Product Redesign, Not Offshoring, Holds Cost Advantage for U.S. Manufacturers on page 139 of your text. In a couple paragraphs or more, tell me your thoughts on the idea of saving money by redesign practices.

Do you think that redesigning parts and manufacturing in the States is a better option?

The reading suggests that companies do not fully consider the cost of offshoring. Why do you think they believe this? What elements do you think they overlook?