Analysis of outsourcing at Levi's- Manufacturers without factories.
Apparel industry in the US is one of the largest in the world with more than 97% of manufacturing outsourced. Outsourcing of apparel manufacturing is therefore an industry wide phenomenon. With around 600 suppliers spread in 50 countries, Levi's is " manufacturer without factories". In this presentation we analyze- 1. Factors that led to outsourcing, 2. Outsourcing of manufacturing as it panned out. 3. Challenges faced. 4. Benefits reaped by Levi's. 5. Outsourcing of recruitment process to Accenture. 6. Recommendations