Manufacturers are continuously challenged in today’s business environment.
Responding to competition from the emerging markets, developing new and innovative products, and launching them globally, exposes a multitude of vital considerations executives need to explore, critical to the ongoing success of the business.
Deloitte’s Manufacturing team is proactively examining the critical issues that are fundamental to your organisation. We know that on the horizon there are hurdles and obstacles to challenge manufacturers - from rising energy and material costs - to taxation and Government policy - and over the coming months we will examine the most topical Manufacturing critical issues.
|The Future of Manufacturing
A report by the World Economic Forum (the Forum) in collaboration with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) that discusses the future of the manufacturing industry.
Learn more: World Economic Forum
|2010 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index
A collaboration between Deloitte’s Global Manufacturing Industry group and the U.S. Council on Competitiveness outlines the findings of a survey completed by CEOs of Global manufacturers exploring the issues of policy and capability development necessary for a nation to achieve superior manufacturing competitiveness.
|President Obama’s review of the US export control system
In April 2010, eight months after President Obama’s call for a review of the US export control system, US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced the four key areas of reform to the US export control system.
|Mastering finance in business
The role and impact of financial management on strategy, operations, and business performance.
|Why Finance Transformation matters in Global Manufacturing
Business transformations in pursuit of performance improvements are nothing new. Despite large-scale investments in management practices, processes and technologies, however, results for most companies have been less than stellar. Our analysis of 500 of the world’s largest manufacturing companies shows more than 30 percent had negative average economic margins over the last five years. In effect they were destroying capital.