Global sourcing is quite common for company strategy now. However the management may confront the headache of oversea supply chain management. Two major issues could be the cost and efficiency.
You need the staff on the floor to react immediately to any situation. Otherwise, when there come quality issues and shipment delays, you can do nothing but complain to your supplier, and pray that they would improve next time. Even when a supplier's accidental bankruptcy damages your business, you may still know nothing about it.