For nearly 50 years, Plant Location International (PLI) – a specialized service within IBM Global Business Services for Global Location Strategies – has established itself as a market leader in providing advice to companies on their location decisions, covering all sectors and types of business functions. Moreover, drawing on extensive expertise and knowledge of what shapes corporate investment decisions, PLI works with government agencies worldwide for economic development and investment promotion in their efforts to improve and market their locations to investors.
Corporate location consulting
To corporate executives facing the need to make complex decisions where to establish, expand or consolidate operations around the world, we offer the following services:
|*||Strategic location planning and selection|
|•||Definition of key location criteria for specific operations|
|•||Screening of multiple locations to quickly identify best options|
|•||Global resourcing and labor market evaluation|
|•||Review and validation of preferred location options (second opinion)|
|•||Site and facility search, once a preferred country/region is selected|
|•||Consolidation and/or disposal of existing sites and facilities|
|•||Advice and negotiation assistance on incentives and other financial support|
|•||Ongoing monitoring of business environments and industry strategy|
|•||Workshops to optimize client’s internal location selection efforts|
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Published: Oct 30, 2009. Updated: Mar 16, 2014.