A Transport Tech Company Brings Manufacturing Back to the U.S.

SourceProcurement Nation
Date Published08/10/2020
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name XStream Trucking Inc.
Type of work Manufacturing
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2020
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2020
Country(ies) from which reshored:China,Mexico,Taiwan, Province of China
City reshored to:Redwood City
State(s) reshored to:CA
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Transportation Equipment
Product(s) reshoredfuel-saving hardware for commercial trucks
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?Employee turnover, Quality/rework/warranty, Rising wages, Supply chain interruption risk/Natural disaster risk/Political instability , Tariffs, Total cost
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Lead time/Time to market, Proximity to customers/market
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