In-Region Solutions for

Global Expansion

Build a business without borders. Optimize the financial structure of your supply chains with advanced tax and trade guidance, and optimize your operations with in-region design, automation, manufacturing and logistics support.

 

Global trade dynamics and regionalization are rapidly increasing supply chain complexity and generating new opportunities. An experienced partner with global scale can help you shift between regions for the greatest market entry and coverage, while staying ahead of shifts in tax and trade.

Flex can consult on tax and trade to help your business expand

Actionable Tax and Trade Consultation

We provide actionable tax, trade and operations consulting based on decades of expertise. We’ll help you quantify the impact of potential changes in tax and trade policies on your supply chain and identify your biggest risks and opportunities.

In-Region Design and Modern Manufacturing

To stay ahead, you need modern manufacturing solutions that can be rapidly deployed when and where they’re needed. We offer custom in-region solutions, from design expertise to full stack automation, wherever you are to optimize your operations, accelerate production, improve quality and ultimately speed time-to-market.

Supply Chain Optimization

Take the guesswork out of implementing changes across your supply chain when entering new markets or regions. Our advanced simulation and analysis tool tests the viability of a proposed solution against key macroeconomic factors to aid decision-making.

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Global Forward and Reverse Logistics

Always ensure you have the right parts in the right place at the right time with the help of our in-region centers to store and manage your global spare parts inventory. We’ll support the planning and procurement for your spare parts as well as manage dispatching them to wherever you need them to go – from OEMs, repair vendors or field service engineers.  

                                  Tap into a diverse global footprint

Tap In to A Diverse Global Footprint

Scale rapidly and with ease leveraging any of our more than 100 facilities in major geographies like China, Malaysia, India, Europe, Israel, United States, Mexico and Brazil. Our footprint allows us to design and manufacture where it makes sense for you – so you can prototype and test out of a site local to your operations before ramping up to full volume in a region that meets your needs.

 

 

                              Protect your ideas without compromising quality

Protect Your Ideas Without Compromising Quality

Our site capabilities are diverse, but one strength is common across all of our facilities – our commitment to delivering quality service while protecting your intellectual property. Our single global quality management system ensures consistent, superior quality wherever you are in the world, while our commitment to the highest security standards mean your IP is protected throughout every stage of the product life cycle.

 

                                  Optimize your supply chain network

Accelerate Your Time to Market 

An experienced partner with presence in developed and emerging markets around the world can help you introduce your product to market faster. Shift between regions for optimal market entry and ultimately speed your time to market.

 

                             Accelerate your time to market

Optimize Your Supply Chain Network

We help you determine the right number and location of your suppliers and operations. The result is a supply network that provides the right balance of flexibility and cost efficiency, while also meeting the requirements of a dynamic market.

With data from more than 1,000 supply chains at our fingertips, Flex has provided strategic insight to hundreds of customers, helping them bring their products to market faster. Here are just a few snapshots.

Tax and Trade in Action

  • Reduced time to market by 75% in Brazil
    Initial request »Review local manufacturing to improve competitiveness…
  • Identified 25% savings for building server farms in Latin America
    Initial request »Review local manufacturing to improve competitiveness…
  • Decreased product cost by more than 20% for gaming company
    Initial request »Developed a customs and tax incentive strategy for Brazil to improve competitive price point of product…
  • Reduced landed price to consumers by 5%
    Initial request »Optimized total cost of importing products to Europe…
Reduced time to market by 75% in Brazil

Initial request » Review local manufacturing to improve competitiveness

 

Opportunity » Local manufacturing was less than 5% of total sales, lead time and complex design issues hampered decision making and new products weren’t available 12 months after global launch

 

What we delivered » Developed model, research and a plan to achieve supply chain savings

 

Impact » Increased customer margins by 20-30% and reduced lead time to three months for NPI

Identified 25% savings for building server farms in Latin America

Initial request » Review local manufacturing to improve competitiveness

 

Opportunity » Building in-region allowed customer to qualify for government incentives and create local jobs

 

What we delivered » Used Flex’s proprietary analytics tool and 10+ years of experience with our Latin American operations team to develop multiple import and manufacturing scenarios to optimize costs

 

Impact » Identified 20% cost savings for customer

Decreased product cost by more than 20% for gaming company

Initial request » Developed a customs and tax incentive strategy for Brazil to improve competitive price point of product

 

Opportunity » Reduced costs through improved planning, marketing and expansion of company retailers

 

What we delivered » Financial strategy, go-to-market strategy, competitive insights and financial model to improve distributor and retailer strategy

 

Impact » Reduced product cost by 20%+ reduction in product cost in country, chance to expand market share

Reduced landed price to consumers by 5%

Initial request » Optimized total cost of importing products to Europe

 

Opportunity » Qualified company’s products for European free-trade agreements by updating manufacturing and sourcing strategy for product

 

What we delivered » Optimized manufacturing strategy by taking tax, custom duties and operations into consideration, helping company implement strategy in less than a year

 

Impact » Reduced landed price to consumers by 5%

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