Reshoring Institute Intern Blog Series – Eric Pardee

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During my internship at the Reshoring Institute, I have been responsible for a number of different stimulating projects. I started with Walmart’s initiative to assist manufactures reshore their operations. Walmart’s undertaking is massive. It has pledged to increase the amount of items bought from U.S. suppliers by $250 billion, over the next ten years. Walmart’s commitment reaches beyond providing monetary assurance. It will offer additional support by facilitating the reshoring process through initiating business introductions and reviewing options for financing. It will assist in supply chain coordination by providing long-range demand forecasts and making longer-term commitments to suppliers. Walmart will help accelerate the reshorin