Tag Archives: Outsourcing

2015 Third-Party Logistics Study

Capgemini Consulting jointly with Penn State University and Penske Logistics has published the “2015 Third-Party Logistics Study: the state of logistics outsourcing.” The study examines the global outsourced marketplace of shippers and 3PLs in the logistics industry. The report suggests that innovation lies ahead but industry must catch up with expectations. The study is based …
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Accenture Leads the Way in Outsourcing Services

Accenture tops the 2011 Global Outsourcing 100 rankings published by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).  ISS (2nd), Sodexo (3rd), Infosys Technologies (4th), and Convergys (5th) round out the top 5. This list identifies the best outsourcing service providers across the globe – those that have demonstrated their expertise to deliver notable business solutions and make significant contributions to …
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World’s Top 100 Outsourcing Cities

The three Indian cities of Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi occupy the top three places in the 2010 edition of Tholons’ Top 100 Outsourcing Cities. The leading outsourcing city in Western Europe is the capital of the Republic of Ireland, Dublín, which lies in 7th position. The ranking has divided the top 100 cities into three …
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2010 Global Outsourcing 100 Rankings

(CC) luisvilla/Flickr Accenture, Infosys Technologies and Sodexo have topped the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ (IAOP) list of the 2010 Global Outsourcing 100. The ranking has become an important resource to help companies compare providers and advisors using an objective methodology. Judging criteria included revenue, customer outcomes, capabilities, relationship management approaches, management talent and experience. …
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Top 50 Emerging Global Outsourcing Cities

Cebu City (Philippines) heads the latest edition of the ‘Top 50 Emerging Outsourcing Cities’ report conducted by Global Services-Tholons. Shanghai and Beijing were in second and third place, respectively. The report aims to cast light on the growing ranks of globally recognized cities that have emerged as outsourcing hotspots. It also seeks to identify each …
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Top 50 Best Managed Global Outsourcing Vendors

HCL has taken the top spot in the Black Book of Outsourcing’s prestigious 2009 “50 Best Managed Global Outsourcing Vendors” list. Oracle and Xerox occupied second and third places, respectively. The firms are judged according to their C-level commitment; their human capital performance; their corporate direction; their leadership impact; and, new for this year, their …
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Application Outsourcing for Manufacturing Companies

This report by Capgemini sets out the various approaches to working with manufacturing companies in the area of application outsourcing. It explains the key lessons learned from this experience and examines how other manufacturing companies can benefit from this knowledge. The report is available to download from the Capgemini website (pre-registration is required).

The Determinants of Changes in the Organization of Production: Evidence from Spanish Plant-level Data

This paper by A. Bayo, J. E. Galdón-Sánchez and R. Gil examines the determinants of changes in the organization of production, using detailed data from a new plant-level survey of 1003 plants representing all the various manufacturing industries in Spain. The survey reveals recent developments in outsourcing, and suggests that recent changes in other key …
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The 2009 Global Outsourcing 100

(CC) Alex PC/Flickr The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) recently awarded Grupo Prominente and Grupo Assa high positions within its ranking of 2009’s best outsourcing service providers. The companies have been recognized as among the world’s leading outsourcing service providers. Companies were judged on four critical characteristics: size and growth, customer references, organizational competencies …
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