Pull manufacturing and sourcing from China to US, Mexico, Central America

Margin hits are NOT what Harvard and Wall Street contend (they have not really done these analyses…)

Boosts high-skill employment in US.

Reduces need for illegal immigration into US.

Elegant.

Reduces container port congestion

Shortens lead times

Lessens exit inventory and overstocks

Improves and leans-out returns process

Shifts trade balance

Reduces foreign debt.

Strengthens railway infrastructure

Improves dead-head and demurrage container profiles

Does not require clout-buying with Li & Fung nor 12% agency fees

Easy management comms and regular face-to-face meetings

Quicker trouble resolution

Reduces dependence upon Panama Canal

Reduces burn of fossil fuels, distance and time wound up in travel time – less dead-heading of container vessels

TX replaces CA as center of logistics power

Lessens child labor exploitation

Reduces air-expedite freight and jet carbon emissions

Reduces oligarch strength

Originally tweeted by Ethical Skeptic ☀ (@EthicalSkeptic) on October 4, 2021.

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