Explore the Advantages IT Departments Gain From the Reshoring Trend

There is a growing trend of companies opening U.S.-based facilities to perform the work once done in foreign countries. The term used to describe a company moving services from a foreign country to the United States is “reshoring”; or “insourcing” if they never had a U.S facility before. IT departments of U.S. companies are actively watching this trend. America Reshoring IT Services

Before we can explore the advantages to the U.S IT market from this trend, let’s first look at why the companies that were once offshore are now moving their services to the U.S.

According to the Insights Report from Cassidy Turley there are several reasons for the trend of foreign companies opening U.S.-based facilities

  • Limited visas..
  • Excessive travel costs…
  • High shipping costs for finished products…
  • Proximity to prospective new clients…
  • Higher worker productivity…
  • Political considerations…
  • Labor unions…

When looking at the reason an IT department of a U.S. company would embrace this trend, three of the reasons from above are common advantages to both the provider and the customer.  Continue reading

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