Mercedes-Benz Vans vendor to create 180 jobs in Charleston County

SourceThe Post and Courier
Date Published07/11/2018
Author NameJohn Mcdermott
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Kuehne + Nagel Inc.
Parent companyKuehne Holding AG
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Foreign Direct Investment
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):180
Year reshoring announced:2018
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2018
Country(ies) from which reshored:Switzerland
City reshored to:North Charleston
State(s) reshored to:SC
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredUtility vans
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Tariffs, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Higher productivity, Lead time/Time to market, Lean/other business process improvement techniques, Proximity to customers/market
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