U.S. Footwear Giants Lacing Up for 'Made in Indonesia' Push

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Sameer Kumar, professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management in the Opus College of Business, says it's more than the expansive labor pool and stable wages that are giving Indonesia an edge. The dollar goes further, there is less bureaucracy and there are not the same counterfeiting problems that are pervasive in other areas and cut into profits.

Although China is still the No. 1 producer of athletic footwear, Indonesia, ranked third, is poised to rise. Read the fully story at http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/business/us-footwear-giants-lacing-up-for-made-in-indonesia-push/377796

Originally published: 05/30/2010, Jakarta Globe