Excerpt: By Dennis J. Donovan, originally posted at tradeandindustrydev.com

Most larger, and an increasing number of smaller, corporations are adopting an allshore (or multishore) strategy for the geographic deployment of business operations.  This article highlights the rationale for integrating nearshore options as part of a worldwide location thrust. By nearshore, we are referring to the western hemisphere (or the Americas).

We will focus on non-U.S. alternatives, (i.e., Canada, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean Basin, and South America). Onshore (or smartshore), while not addressed in this article, should also be viewed as a component to creating a global location footprint.

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