Blurred borders

Blurred borders

As North America recoups once-lost manufacturing, prepared fleets stand to gain

Hardly an economist hasn’t mentioned it: After Americans watched manufacturing slip away for decades, particularly to cheaper laborers across the Pacific, there’s been a growing trend of it returning closer to home, if not all the way back to the United States. “Nearshoring” was added to the English language in recent years to describe the phenomenon. It continues to gain steam as the evolving demands and conditions of the modern, interconnected market drive opportunit

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