Box Build vs SKD

Using both strategies to maximise business opportunity.
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Real world use case

Imagine you come to us with a product concept to be engineered & manufactured at scale.

As a responsible product owner, you want to make sure your product & supply chain strategy can deliver on some critical KPIs:

  • best specs to cost & lead time ratio to get your market edge.
  • high manufacturing scalability & high quality to support your strong sales forecast.

But you also decide to:

  • invest on a cost-up to deliver part of your business on “Made in Local” to open up some alternative distribution channels.
  • duplicate part of the supply chain in other low-cost countries closer to your retail market.
  • allow for greater customization or easier repair at destination.

You could use SKD products to achieve just that.

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