The Benefits of Reshoring
Long-tail supply chain sourcing has hidden costs. Many manufacturers in the U.S. are noticing that sourcing offshore can often come with unanticipated risks. This has caused a shift in thinking.
Reshoring Reduces Costs and Minimizes Risks
Crescent Plastics is seeing a trend with our customers in reshoring product to reduce their overall costs and ensure product stability. Reshoring can solve the problems of long lead times associated with shipping product overseas, issues with quality, political instability, communication, and most recently, country-wide industry shutdowns. Many customers are turning to Crescent Plastics as a solution to minimize their risk.
Crescent Plastics is renewing our focus to help our customers improve their supply chain.
How Does Reshoring Save You Money?
Having a supply partner close to your business lowers your costs by offering:
- Faster delivery times
- Flexibility responding to your customer’s needs
- Reduced transportation and inventory costs
- Improved quality
- Quicker response time to scheduling changes
- Ensuring your product meets regulatory requirements
Crescent Plastics Delivers Cost-Effective Reshoring Solutions
In one situation, the client, an LED Lighting Manufacturer, wanted to reshore a diffuser from China. Our team of engineers was able to improve the design, reduce the part weight, and find the right material to meet their UL requirements. Crescent was able to obtain the combination that provided the most cost-effective solution while combining optimal performance with aesthetic appeal.
Crescent Plastics is centrally located in the U.S. to major metropolitan areas. Our central location in the Mid-West is within 2 ½ hours of the major metropolitan areas of St. Louis, MO, Louisville, KY, Nashville, TN, and Indianapolis, IN. As a custom profile extruder, Crescent Plastics is known for our ability to find inventive and effective solutions to solve our customer’s toughest challenges.