How Free Trade Influences an Automotive Supply Chain

Origin Calculation | News 11 July 2017

Posted by Clint Reiser on LOGISTICS VIEWPOINTS

Production costs, transportation costs, and product quality are all primary considerations in corporate sourcing and production decisions. However, customs duties and other trade tariffs can also be critical inputs into these supply chain decisions, particularly when preferential treatment is an option. Trade duties and regulations vary by country and industry. And the automotive industry has the perfect combination of supply chain and customs complexity that makes the management of customs duties potentially rewarding, but...

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