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Brian Le Mon
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Principal Consultant at GBOS

Member Since May 2013

Manningham, VIC, 3107

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Offshore manufacturing has become the only option for many Australian industries competing in the global economy – but thorough preparation is essential.

Inconsistent quality and unreliable delivery are just two of the potential hazards awaiting companies that go into this major exercise inadequately prepared.

If you’re considering offshore manufacturing, or you’re not satisfied with an existing offshore manufacturing partner, then GBOS can guide you through the minefield.

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A Wake Up call for Australian Manufacturing

Everyone knows that manufacturing in low cost countries has become very popular all over the world, and Australia is not an exception. But what is the reason behind choosing low cost countries versus...

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Offshoring, Near-shoring, Re-shoring: IP security in Offshore Manufacturing (An Australian Perspective)

In recent years Near-shoring and Re-shoring have become popular buzz words in the manufacturing arena. The concept of returning manufacturing to a local or proximally close vendor has become popular w...

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Brian Le Mon answered a question

Ilga Horvat, Operations Manager at Hornet Import and Export Group Pty Ltd

Asked this question - Importing

Is the growing trend of offshore manufacturing good or bad for Australian SMEs?

A survey of SME Association of Australia members shows 17% cite offshore manufacturing as a key...

Who is really to blame for your offshoring failures?

Offshore manufacturing has become the only option for many Australian industries competing in the global economy. But we often hear the horror stories of ventures into offshoring where it has all go...

Read more

Is outsourcing really offering you a competitive advantage?

I recently saw a topic post on LinkedIn promoting "Outsourcing as your competitive advantage" which got me questioning the validity of the statement. Before I proceed too far into this article let m...

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The Entrepreneurship Bug

Small business is an integral part of the Australian economy. Whether you are a 1 person micro-business or a medium sized enterprise, we all started at the same point. With a concept of an underserved...

Read more

Brian Le Mon answered a question

Brian Le Mon, Principal Consultant at GBOS

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Brian Le Mon, Principal Consultant at GBOS

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Are you being culturally aware or culturally manipulated?

It is no secret that one of the biggest hurdles to overcome when dealing with a company from a different country is the differences in culture and mannerisms. Everyday actions that may seem fairly ...

Read more

Gone baby gone!

In many of my meetings with Clients and Consultants, the question of a future dated manufacturing resurgence / renaissance often arises. We are currently experiencing the fallout from a high dolla...

Read more

A Wake Up call for Australian Manufacturing

Everyone knows that manufacturing in low cost countries has become very popular all over the world, and Australia is not an exception. But what is the reason behind choosing low cost countries versus...

Read more

Offshoring, Near-shoring, Re-shoring: IP security in Offshore Manufacturing (An Australian Perspective)

In recent years Near-shoring and Re-shoring have become popular buzz words in the manufacturing arena. The concept of returning manufacturing to a local or proximally close vendor has become popular w...

Read more

Who is really to blame for your offshoring failures?

Offshore manufacturing has become the only option for many Australian industries competing in the global economy. But we often hear the horror stories of ventures into offshoring where it has all go...

Read more

Is outsourcing really offering you a competitive advantage?

I recently saw a topic post on LinkedIn promoting "Outsourcing as your competitive advantage" which got me questioning the validity of the statement. Before I proceed too far into this article let m...

Read more

The Entrepreneurship Bug

Small business is an integral part of the Australian economy. Whether you are a 1 person micro-business or a medium sized enterprise, we all started at the same point. With a concept of an underserved...

Read more

Are you being culturally aware or culturally manipulated?

It is no secret that one of the biggest hurdles to overcome when dealing with a company from a different country is the differences in culture and mannerisms. Everyday actions that may seem fairly ...

Read more

Gone baby gone!

In many of my meetings with Clients and Consultants, the question of a future dated manufacturing resurgence / renaissance often arises. We are currently experiencing the fallout from a high dolla...

Read more

Small Business and Startups in economic uncertainty (part 2)

  The challenge of small business and start-ups in the current economic environment is definitely a multifaceted issue. I would not claim to be a guru in this arena, but I can offer advice from my...

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Small Business and Startups in economic uncertainty (part 1)

Getting started in business is never an easy road. This is even more apparent in the current economic environment compounded with the need to be globally competitive in order to stack up against for...

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Why do we start a new enterprise?

Getting started in business is never an easy road. Typically we are entering our new endeavour on a shoestring budget or trying to get business running while continuing as an employee in another comp...

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Brian Le Mon answered a question

Ilga Horvat, Operations Manager at Hornet Import and Export Group Pty Ltd

Asked this question - Importing

Is the growing trend of offshore manufacturing good or bad for Australian SMEs?

A survey of SME Association of Australia members shows 17% cite offshore manufacturing as a key...

Brian Le Mon answered a question

Brian Le Mon, Principal Consultant at GBOS

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Brian Le Mon, Principal Consultant at GBOS

Asked this question - Customer acquisition

Has anyone tried a paid referral system to get new customers?

Hi Savvys, I am looking at marketing avenues to increase my customer base. AdWords and the like...

Brian Le Mon answered a question

John Belchamber, Owner & Senior Consultant at Invoke Results

Asked this question - Business coaching

Where have all the perts gone?

As a small business owner I'm constantly bombarded by people wanting to help me grow...

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Wendy Huang, Full Time Blogger and YouTuber at A Custom Blog in 4 Minutes

Asked this question - Growth

What are some ways you can combat the rising cost of doing business in Australia?

Australia is now one of the most expensive developed countries to live in globally after looking at...

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