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ISM's 98th Annual International Supply Management Conference - ThumbTalk Polls Results

ThumbTalk Interactive Poll Results

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Poll #6: Which of these issues raises the most concern about low-cost sourcing abroad?

Long distances and lead times, and the instability of changing economics, were the lead issues that raise the most concern about low-cost sourcing abroad, with 38% of the 107 respondents citing long distances, and 36% citing changing economics. Much less concerning are environment or sustainability issues (12%), cyber security (7.5%) and rising costs (nearly 6%).

ThumbTalk Poll #6 Results - Low-cost Sourcing Abroad

Thumbtalk Interactive is an audience participation tool we're using to survey our members on the hot topics of the day. Stay tuned for more. We're giving thumbs a workout!

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