Top BPO Destinations – Feb 2014 List

Since its inception in the mid-90’s, the BPO industry has grown in leaps and bounds and is showing no signs of slowing down. The industry provides great environment to work, compensation commensurate with experience and competence, MNC exposure and good growth prospects to its employees. Which is why, the BPO industry has emerged as one […]

New Study Reveals Large Gap Between India and China In Outsourcing

It is a well-known fact that China is well ahead on the population graph in comparison to India. A study from a top rated US business school, however reveals that China catching up to the outsourcing volume in India is highly unlikely. This revelation maybe surprising as the Chinese central government has introduced several policies […]

China’s service outsourcing industry takes center stage

China has always been a favorite destination for business outsourcing operations owing to its large pool of human resources and the cheap labor it offers. The largest populated country in the world is teeming with a wealth of talent that has emerged mainly due to the burgeoning prospects in the BPO sector. In the offshoring […]

China’s Remarkable Growth in the BPM Sector

Recent years witnessed a steady and sustained growth in the BPM sector of China. With the support of a large domestic market and good pool of educated work force, China has emerged as one of the major outsourcing destinations. According to the recent reports of National Association of Software & Services Companies (NASSOM), the country […]

How Samsung plans to fix outsourcing issues in China

Samsung Electronics Co has always focused on keeping most of its manufacturing activities in-house giving very little of manufacturing work to its suppliers. However, recent reports based on the study by China Labor watch (CLW) based in New York has revealed the poor working conditions of the employees at Samsung’s suppliers. Samsung has emphasized that […]

Japan’s software outsourcing shifts from China to Vietnam

Till few months back, China was the undisputed software outsourcing destination for Japanese IT enterprises. But now the situation is not at all the same. IT firms in Japan are shifting more software outsourcing services to Vietnam. This trend for increased IT outsourcing to Vietnam is getting immense, especially after China-Japan territorial disputes. The trend […]

China closing on 30% market share in global services outsourcing

According to latest statistics released by Ministry of Commerce, China, its service outsourcing market is growing fast. The report by the Chinese authorities claims that China is the second most popular service outsourcing destination after India. As per the report, the value of international service outsourcing contracts undertaken by the Chinese outsourcing companies is $22.35 […]

US factories heading back home from China

More and more US bases companies are moving out their manufacturing units from China to their home. Even though rising wages in China is the main reason for the relocation of the factory units, there are something more or even bigger reasons for them to substantiate their move. The increasing expense in shipping, supply chain […]

Highlights of A T Kearney’s Global Services Location Index 2011

March 6, 2012: The present global services market is characterized by counterbalancing trends. On one hand, organizations are resorting to offshoring in an effort to cut cost and on the other hand policymakers say that off shoring has led to increased unemployment in their countries and that it has made the economic condition in their […]

China’s IT outsourcing sector grows by 40% in 2011

March 1, 2012: The statistics published by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology shows that the Chinese Information Technology outsourcing sector has grown at 40 per cent during 2011 to reach USD 60 billion. The statistics also indicate that the combined Information Technology services and software industry, which consists of the internal market […]

China poses a threat to Indian IT/BPO growth: Everest Report

December 9, 2011: According to a study conducted by Everest group, it is estimated that the Chinese revenue from the export of IT and BPO services across the globe will increase at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 20 to 25 per cent from the revenue earned during 2010. China has been experiencing a huge […]

IT outsourcing to China increases 3 times. Is Indian IT industry in trouble?

December 08, 2011: For the past few years China has been on a winning streak in the information technology and business process outsourcing sector. The export of services from China to various parts of the world nearly tripled during a period of 3 years. In 2007 the export of services amounted to USD 1.2 billion […]