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Decentralizing and Decarbonizing Your Supply Chain

December 12, 2023

1:00 PM CT

Is the era of complex supply chains really over? Should you be decentralizing — meaning reshoring or nearshoring — your production? What would that realistically look like? And how can you temper the environmental impacts of your simple or complex supply chain?

Topic Areas

Sustainability, Manufacturing, Distribution

Join René Buck and Patrick Haex of BCI Global as they share their research findings and expert advice about decentralizing and decarbonizing supply chains. In this insightful webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How the 48% of surveyed companies that have started decentralizing are setting themselves up for success in their manufacturing footprint strategies
  • Which countries are the best nearshoring partners for American and European companies
  • How to balance decarbonization with landed costs, service and risk
  • What the highest-impact decarbonization efforts are
  • And more


René Buck

René Buck

Founder and CEO of BCI Global

René Buck is the founder and CEO of BCI Global. Since starting the company in 1985, he has been supporting hundreds of companies all over the world in supply chain, manufacturing footprint and location strategies.

Today BCI is one of the leading independent international supply chain and manufacturing footprint strategy consulting firms. It has offices in the United States, Asia and Europe. In 2023, Forbes Magazine recognized BCI as one of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for the fifth year in a row. BCI Global also is among Forbes Magazine’s 200 World’s Best Management Firms.

Patrick  Haex

Patrick Haex

Managing Partner, BCI Global

Patrick Haex is a recognized end-to-end supply chain and operations leader with more than 20 years of international experience in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the United States and the Asia-Pacific region. He leads the global supply chain management practice at BCI Global. Before Haex entered the consulting industry, he worked with Scania Trucks and Newell Rubbermaid in lean manufacturing and IT application deployment.

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