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Tony O’Neal — Senior Sales Executive

Tony O’Neal joined C.H. Robinson in the Tampa, FL office in 2002. He recently transitioned into a senior sales executive role within the organization. Tony’s previous title was manager of capacity/supply where his duties included overseeing the carrier sales operations. He has over 10 years of experience managing accounts and people.

An Interview with Reshoring Initiative’s Harry Moser

An Interview with Reshoring Initiative’s Harry Moser

Nearshoring

There are many names for it: localization, near-shoring, reshoring, and onshoring. I’m speaking, of course, of the growing number of companies who are either making a choice to manufacture in America by never offshoring in the first place or moving manufacturing back to America from overseas. An article written by Willy C. Shih and posted to the MIT Sloan Management Review discusses this topic in detail. That article, from August 7th, 2014, What It Takes to Reshore Manufacturing Successfully, begins, “Rising labor costs in China and other emerging economies, high supply chain and logistics costs, and wide differentials in the costs for electricity and natural gas in different parts of the world are provoking a fresh round of relocation of manufacturing and production.” » Read More