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Department of Commerce Announces "Assess Costs Everywhere" Tool to Help Manufacturing Firms with Location Decisions
Apr 9, 2013
The Department of Commerce has published a new tool to help inform manufacturing firms' location decisions. The Assess Costs Everywhere (ACE) tool outlines the wide range of costs and risks associated with offshore production, and provides links to important public and private resources, so that firms can more accurately assess the total cost of operating overseas. ACE also shares case studies of firms that reversed their decisions to locate offshore once the full range of costs became clear.