Plunkett's Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Almanac 2011

Plunkett's Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Almanac 2011

by Jack W. Plunkett



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593921736
Publisher: Plunkett Research, Ltd.
Publication date: 11/17/2010
Pages: 498
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

A Short Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Glossaryxi
How To Use This Book3
Chapter 1: Major Trends Affecting the Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry7
1) Introduction to the Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry7
2) Pros and Cons of Outsourcing & Offshoring9
3) BPO and KPO: White-Collar and Professional Tasks Are Offshored to a Growing Extent11
4) Health Care Goes Offshore, Medical Tourism Thrives in China, India and Elsewhere12
5) Medical Trials Conducted Abroad Spark Concerns14
6) From India to Singapore to Australia, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development14
7) Offshoring to India Drives Changes in Global Consulting16
8) Outsourcing & Offshoring in Eastern Europe, South America and the Middle East on the Rise18
9) Outsourcing & Offshoring Boom in China Challenged by Rising Wages, Employee Demands and Increased Regulation18
10) R&D in China Becomes a Major Factor19
11) Offshore Research, Development & Engineering Grows in India, Singapore, Taiwan and Korea21
12) Globalization: Growth in Offshore Apparel Manufacturing Slows/China Remains Major Factor21
13) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Now Made in China23
14) Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies23
15) Corporate Clients Want Solid Returns on IT Investments24
16) Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) Booms25
17) Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations25
18) 3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market26
19) Hi-Tech Manufacturing Collaboration Spans the Globe28
Chapter 2: Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Statistics 29
Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Overview30
Sales of Services of All Types to Foreign & U.S. Markets: 2003-200831
U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 2004-200832
U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 1999-200334
U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 1993-199836
U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 1986-199138
Estimated U.S. Export Revenue for Professional, Scientific & Technical Services Firms (Except Notaries): 2005-200840
Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles & Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2008-200942
Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2003-200943
Chapter 3: Important Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Contacts44
Addresses, Telephone Numbers and Internet Sites 
Who They Are and How They Were Chosen 67
Industry List, With Codes68
Index of Rankings Within Industry Groups70
Alphabetical Index80
Index of U.S. Headquarters Location by State83
Index of Non-U.S. Headquarters Location by Country86
Index by Regions of the U.S. Where the Firms Have Locations88
Index by Firms with International Operations99
Individual Profiles on each of THE OUTSOURCING & OFFSHORING 350103
Additional Indexes 
Index of Hot Spots for Advancement for Women/Minorities455
Index of Subsidiaries, Brand Names and Selected Affiliations457

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