The Real Reason Manufacturing Jobs Are Disappearing

The Real Reason Manufacturing Jobs Are Disappearing
October 31, 2017 ted.com
manufacturing jobs TED

With a masters certificate in project management, country manager for UPS Mexico/”cross-border trade specialist” Augie Picado, gives us a thorough reality check about what global trade really looks like and how shared production and open borders help us make higher quality products at lower costs. This TED arose out of his need to tackle all the rhetoric lately suggesting that countries like the US are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to lower-cost markets like China, Mexico and Vietnam – and that protectionism is the best way forward. Those jobs haven’t disappeared for the reasons you may think, says Picado…

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