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Outsourcing & Offshoring OVERVIEW

  Outsourcing will be an approximately $524.4 billion global industry in 2015, with significant emphasis on three broad areas: 1) logistics, sourcing and distribution services; 2) information technology services, including the creation of software and the management of computer centers; and 3) business process outsourcing (BPO) areas such as call centers, financial transaction processing and human resources management. Offshoring, as opposed to outsourcing, covers such a wide variety of nations, products and practices that it is difficult to put a number on the size of the market.
    A significant share of offshoring revenue is created by contract manufacturing of electronics, laptop computers, tablet computers, cellular telephones and items such as iPods.
    Another major sector in offshoring is contract manufacturing of shoes, apparel and accessories.
    Contract electronics manufacturing was estimated at $381 billion for 2014 by analysts at IHS.
    These analysts estimate that contract electronics manufacturing revenues were in decline from 2010 through 2014.
    This market has changed dramatically over the past few years, as consumers more and more tend to use their smartphones as multipurpose devices, such as cameras, game players and music players. Offshore cost savings have become less advantageous, as wages and operating costs have been rising rapidly in the business and manufacturing centers of China and India.
    Leading offshore services providers, such as IT consulting giant Wipro, have been opening offices and making acquisitions in America


Industry Overview Video


  • -Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP)

  • -Benchmark Electronics Inc

  • -Acxiom Corp

  • -Affiliated Computer Services Inc

  • -Randstad Holding NV

  • -Alliance Data Systems Corporation

  • -Amdocs Ltd

  • -Aon Hewitt

  • -Aramark

  • -Ariba Inc

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Industry Statistics

  • Services Supplied to Foreign & U.S. Markets Through Cross-Border Trade & Through Affiliates: 1990-2013
  • U.S. Quarterly Trade in Services by Major Category: 2013-2015
  • U.S. Trade in Services by Affiliation & by Type: 2010-2013
  • U.S. Trade in Services by Affiliation & by Type: 2006-2009
  • U.S. Trade in Services by Affiliation & by Type: 2002-2005
  • Estimated Revenue for Professional, Scientific & Technical Services Firms, U.S.: 2009-2013
  • Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles & Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2013-2014
  • Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2010-3rd Quarter 2015

Top Companies Profiled

The following is a partial listing for this industry. As a subscriber, you will have access to the leading companies and top growth companies. This includes publicly-held, private, subsidiary and joint venture companies, on a global basis as well as in the U.S.

  • Automatic Data Processing Inc (ADP)
  • Benchmark Electronics Inc
  • Acxiom Corp
  • Affiliated Computer Services Inc
  • Randstad Holding NV
  • Alliance Data Systems Corporation
  • Amdocs Ltd
  • Aon Hewitt
  • Aramark
  • Ariba Inc

Industry Trends Analyzed Include:

  • Pros and Cons of Outsourcing & Offshoring
  • BPO and KPO: White-Collar and Professional Tasks Such as Law and Accounting Are Offshored
  • Nearshoring and Reshoring Keep Operations Closer to Home
  • Health Care Goes Offshore, Medical Tourism and Clinical Trials Continue in China, India and Elsewhere
  • From Korea to India to Singapore to China, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development
  • Offshoring to India Drives Changes in the Global Consulting Industry
  • Outsourcing & Offshoring Boom in China Challenged by Rising Wages, Employee Demands and Regulation
  • R&D Expands in Chinese Research Parks/Patent Filings Soar
  • Outsourcing and Offshoring of Research, Development and Engineering Grow Along with Globalization
  • Wages Rise in China/Vietnam, Cambodia and Other Countries Gain Manufacturing Market Share
  • The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
  • Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies
  • Corporate Clients Want Solid Returns on IT Investments
  • Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) Adds Value to Contract Electronics Manufacturing
  • Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major Corporations
  • 3PL Logistics Services and Supply Chain Management Services
  • Hi-Tech Manufacturing Collaboration Spans the Globe
  • Outsourcing of Automobile Component Manufacturing/Design

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