Yesterday, the U.S Mexico Chamber of Commerce and the Illinois Manufacturing Association hosted a half day conference: Mexico as a Strategic Business Partner. The event, divided into two panel discussions, covered many of the complex aspects of doing business in Mexico including, the country’s legal, labor, and fiscal framework, industrial development, supply chain, logistics, and manufacturing.
Source One’s Senior Project Manager, Diego De la Garza was a member of the conference’s second panel leveraging his nearshoring expertise. De la Garza provided an overview of how Source One helps top companies move to supply chain operations to Mexico and the different tools available for identifying suppliers. Among the questions discussed:
- How is the supplier base in Mexico today different from what it was a few years back?
- What are the challenges in identifying suppliers in Mexico these days?
- How should we address those challenges to develop a robust and sustainable supplier base?