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Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management
Kinkel S. (2014) Future and impact of backshoring—Some conclusions from 15 years of research on German practices Journal of Purchasing & Supply Management vol.20(1) pp.63-65
In this short comment, empirical evidence will be offered to some of the questions Fratocchi et al., 2014. J. Purchasing Supply Manage. 20(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.16/j.pursup.2014.01.004 have posed in their short conceptual paper in this issue. Dynamics of German backshoring activities over the past 15 years are described and differences in motivations between the main backshoring modes are depicted.