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A condensed market research report excerpted from Plunkett’s Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Almanac 2014 including forecasts and market estimates technologies analysis and vital statistical tables. You will gain significant insights that can help you shape your own strategy for business development, product development and investments.
-How is the industry evolving?
-How is the industry being shaped by new technologies?
-How is demand growing in emerging markets and mature economies?
-What is the size of the market now and in the future?

Contents, Statistics, Forecasts and Analysis Include:

Major Trends in the Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry
1) Introduction to the Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry
2) Pros and Cons of Outsourcing & Offshoring
3) BPO and KPO: White-Collar and Professional Tasks Are Offshored to a Growing Extent
4) Nearshoring and Reshoring Keep Operations Closer to Home
5) Health Care Goes Offshore, Medical Tourism and Clinical Trials Thrive in China, India and Elsewhere
6) Clinical Trials and Medical Records Processing Conducted Abroad Spark Concerns
7) From India to Singapore to China, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development
8) Offshoring to India Drives Changes in Global Consulting
9) Outsourcing & Offshoring Boom in China Challenged by Rising Wages, Employee
Demands and Regulation
10) R&D Expands in Chinese Research Parks/Patent Filings Soar
11) Offshore Research, Development & Engineering Grows in India, Singapore, Taiwan
and Korea
12) Globalization Impacts Apparel: Wages Rise in China/Vietnam, Cambodia and Other
Countries Gain Market Share
13) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere
14) Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure Consultancies
15) Corporate Clients Want Solid Returns on IT Investments
16) Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) and Contract Electronics Manufacturing Expected to Improve in 2013
17) Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major
Corporations
18) 3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market
19) Hi-Tech Manufacturing Collaboration Spans the Globe
20) Outsourcing of Automobile Component Manufacturing/Design

Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Statistics

1) Outsourcing & Offshoring Industry Overview
2) Services Supplied to Foreign & U.S. Markets Through Cross-Border Trade & Through Affiliates: 1989-2011
3) U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 2007-2011
4) U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 2002-2006
5) U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 1997-2001
6) Estimated Revenue for Professional, Scientific & Technical Services Firms, U.S.: 2007-2011
7) Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles & Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2011-2012
8) Top Ten Suppliers & Destinations of U.S. Computers & Electronic Products: 2007-1st Quarter 2013

Table Of Contents

PLUNKETT’S OUTSOURCING and OFFSHORING
INDUSTRY TRENDS and STATISTICS 2014
CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Major Trends in the Outsourcing and Offshoring Industry 1
1) Introduction to the Outsourcing and Offshoring Industry 2
2) Pros and Cons of Outsourcing and Offshoring 4
3) BPO and KPO: White-Collar and Professional Tasks Are Offshored to a Growing Extent 6
4) Nearshoring and Reshoring Keep Operations Closer to Home 8
5) Health Care Goes Offshore, Medical Tourism and Clinical Trials Thrive in China, India and
Elsewhere 10
6) Clinical Trials and Medical Records Processing Conducted Abroad Spark Concerns 11
7) From India to Singapore to China, Nations Compete Fiercely in Biotech Development 11
8) Offshoring to India Drives Changes in Global Consulting 14
9) Outsourcing and Offshoring Boom in China Challenged by Rising Wages, Employee
Demands and Regulation 15
10) RandD Expands in Chinese Research Parks/Patent Filings Soar 16
11) Offshore Research, Development and Engineering Grows in India, Singapore, Taiwan
and Korea 18
12) Globalization Impacts Apparel: Wages Rise in China/Vietnam, Cambodia and Other
Countries Gain Market Share 19
13) The Vast Majority of Shoes Sold in the U.S. Are Made Elsewhere 21
14) Many Industry Sectors Seek Consulting and Outsourcing Income, Competing with Pure
Consultancies 21
15) Corporate Clients Want Solid Returns on IT Investments 23
16) Original Design Manufacturing (ODM) and Contract Electronics Manufacturing Expected
to Improve in 2013 23
17) Globalization and Worldwide Collaboration Fuel the Research Efforts of Major
Corporations 24
18) 3PL Supply Chain Management Evolves to Serve the Global Market 25
19) Hi-Tech Manufacturing Collaboration Spans the Globe 27
20) Outsourcing of Automobile Component Manufacturing/Design 28
Chapter 2: Outsourcing and Offshoring Industry Statistics 30
Outsourcing and Offshoring Industry Overview 31
Services Supplied to Foreign and U.S. Markets Through Cross-Border Trade and
Through Affiliates: 1989-2011 32
U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 2007-2011 33
U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 2002-2006 35
U.S. Trade in Private Services by Type: 1997-2001 37
Estimated Revenue for Professional, Scientific and Technical Services Firms, U.S.:
2007-2011 39
Top 50 Countries Exporting Textiles and Apparel to the U.S., All MFA Fibers: 2011-2012 40
Top Ten Suppliers and Destinations of U.S. Computers and Electronic Products:
2007-1st Quarter 2013 41

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