In this podcast episode, I had the honor to have as guest David Schomer of Firing The Man Podcast, an expert in self-manufacturing and product sourcing in the United States. The conversation delves into various aspects of the topic, shedding light on the benefits and challenges of starting self-manufacturing, as well as the advantages of sourcing products locally.
David emphasizes the benefits of sourcing products locally or within the USA, such as supporting domestic industries, reducing shipping costs, and fostering a sense of community and trust.The conversation explores the idea that a hybrid approach, which combines self-manufacturing with selective outsourcing for specific components, can offer the best of both worlds.
David provides valuable advice for entrepreneurs and business owners looking to embark on self-manufacturing journeys, emphasizing the importance of strategic planning, cost analysis, and adapting to market changes.
This podcast episode with David Schomer provides a comprehensive overview of self-manufacturing and product sourcing within the United States, highlighting the advantages and challenges of these strategies and offering valuable insights for entrepreneurs and business owners.
In This Episode:
[00:35] David Schomer on the show.
[02:35] How did the idea start?
[15:15] Starting a factory, the decision maker.
[20:00] How simple/complicated a product to be able to do in manufacturing?
[28:30] The minimum.
[36:20] Deciding factor.
[39:50] Made in the USA.
[43:59] How does it cost to start a factory?
[49:40] Limitation/considerations of products to produce.
Guest Links and References:
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