The value of outsourcing
Which functions could you outsource?
The team at AVASK can help a business of any size when it comes to making decisions about outsourcing core functions. Here are some of the issues to consider...
Most business owner-managers find that they spend only a small percentage of their time on important strategic planning. A great deal of their effort is spent on the day-to-day running of the business - the 'housekeeping' side of things.
But do you really need to do all this work yourself, when it is possible to get someone else to do it for you? The chances are that significant parts of the car you drive are not made by the manufacturer whose name appears on the badge, nor even assembled in their factories. Some motor manufacturers now outsource not only parts but complete assemblies - steering, transmissions, engines, interior assemblies.
So, if outsourcing can work for major international manufacturing industry, what can it do for your business? Fundamentally, it can remove from senior management the need for close involvement with the details of running a business - freeing the business owners to concentrate on those aspects of running a business which truly warrant expenditure of senior management time and effort.
Areas you might consider outsourcing include:
The common feature of all these functions is that none of them is fundamental to your core business, and that all of them can be bought in at a competitive price. Thus leaving you to focus on the real issues: providing the best possible service to your clients, growing your business and expanding your product lines.