Sourcing to Mexico: Benefits and Pitfalls

GlobalAutoIndustry.com’s latest Audio Interview “Sourcing to Mexico: Benefits and Pitfalls” features Mike Wynn. Mr. Wynn leads the Sourcing Optimization practice for APD, where he ensures that our consulting teams deliver strategic impact and significant costs savings to clients. He has overseen projects at APD for commodities ranging from resins and steel to indirect materials. Prior to joining APD, he oversaw multi-year consulting engagements with a variety of companies, including Chrysler, John Deere, Gerdau Ameristeel, Toyota, Caterpillar, among others.

Audio Interview Guest
Mr. Mike Wynn
Vice President
APD – Advanced Purchasing Dynamics

Recorded Webinar “Sourcing To Mexico”

Learn the 5-step process for sourcing to Mexico, along with lessons learned.

Reduce costs and shorten supply chains in North America. After decades of rapidly increasing the amount of sourcing in Asia, U.S. manufacturers are accelerating efforts to reduce costs and shorten their supply chains by nearshoring to Mexico. Watch recorded webinar here.

In the 10-minute Audio Interview, Mr. Wynn discusses these questions:

• Nearshoring has become a hot topic in 2022, what’s driving U.S. manufacturers to look more closely at Mexican suppliers?
• From your perspective, what are the main benefits of sourcing to Mexican suppliers?
• Are there certain commodities that manufacturers are looking to Mexican suppliers for?
• And provides his Final Thoughts.

About Mike Wynn:
Vice President, APD – Advanced Purchasing Dynamics

Mike Wynn leads the Sourcing Optimization practice for APD, where he ensures that our consulting teams deliver strategic impact and significant costs savings to clients. He brings more than 20 years of consulting experience guiding companies through strategic improvement initiatives in areas ranging from manufacturing efficiency to sales operations.

Mike has overseen projects at APD for commodities ranging from resins and steel to indirect materials. Prior to joining APD, Mike oversaw multi-year consulting engagements with a variety of companies, including Baxter, Chrysler, Hewlett Packard, Corning, Libbey, Trane, John Deere, U.S. Postal Service, Gerdau Ameristeel, Toyota, RR Donnelley and Caterpillar. He earned an MBA and a BSE degree in Industrial Engineering, both from the University of Michigan.

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