What is outsourcing?
Outsourcing is a tool used by many businesses or organizations to purchase goods or subcontract services from an outside supplier or source.
What are some of the reasons for outsourcing?
Organizations that outsource are seeking to realize benefits or address the following issues:
Cost savings- The lowering of the overall cost of the service to the business. This will involve reducing the scope, defining quality levels, re-pricing, re-negotiation, and cost re-structuring. Some of the areas companies save in cost are payroll taxes, health benefits, 401k benefits, vacation or sick leave, equipment, managing and training for that specific service, and worker's compensation benefits.
Focus on Core Business - Resources (for example investment, people, infrastructure) are focused on developing the core business. For example often organizations outsource their IT support to specialized IT services companies.
Cost restructuring - Operating leverage is a measure that compares fixed costs to variable costs. Outsourcing changes the balance of this ratio by offering a move from fixed to variable cost and also by making variable costs more predictable.
Improve quality - Achieve a steep change in quality through contracting out the service with a new service level agreement..
Contract - Services will be provided to a legally binding contract with financial penalties and legal redress. This is not the case with internal services.
Operational expertise - Access to operational best practice that would be too difficult or time consuming to develop in-house.
Access to talent - Access to a larger talent pool and a sustainable source of skills.
Capacity management - An improved method of capacity management of services and technology where the risk in providing the excess capacity is borne by the supplier.
Catalyst for change - An organization can use an outsourcing agreement as a catalyst for major step change that can not be achieved alone. The outsourcer becomes a Change agent in the process.
Enhance capacity for innovation - Companies increasingly use external knowledge service providers to supplement limited in-house capacity for service innovation.
Scalability - The outsourced company will usually be prepared to manage a temporary or permanent increase or decrease in production.
Creating leisure time - Individuals may wish to outsource their work in order to optimize their work-leisure balance.
Liability - Organizations choose to transfer liabilities inherent to specific business processes or services that are outside of their core competences.
How outsourcing the Cleaning Deans of the Midwest LLC can benefit your business.....
Cost Savings- Our expertise in providing professional cleaning services allows us to customize a cleaning schedule to fit your particular budget. Payroll taxes, managing and training, scheduling, equipment, health benefits and the other thing mentioned above are passed along to our company.
Contract- Services are provided based on a legally binding contract listing specifics of the services to be provided.
Focus on Core Business- Let us handle the day to day of your cleaning services. You can focus on the growth of your core business.
Liability- By transferring liability, you avoid worker's compensation filings related to this service.
Scalability- You can easily adjust the level of staffing for facility operations on an as-needed basis, helping you control operating costs and easily adjust for changes in staffing and service requirements.
Operational Expertise- Our core business is cleaning and janitorial services. The task of you training and managing this part of your business will be handled by professional team.