I’ve heard that the world’s largest container ships (15,000 containers) travel from China to the US to supply Wal-Mart. I’ve also heard that the same ships return to China almost empty.
Paraphrasing from a video I watched on TV, billionaire T. Boone Pickens said, “We have witnessed the largest transfer of wealth in the history of the world.”
Lesson: Outsourcing to China and others has cost North America much of its fortune.
Perhaps that’s why I’m always heartened when I hear about a North American, small business, manufacturing success story.
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