When the economy is riding a roller coaster, running a business becomes more challenging. Many business owners are considering how they’ll prepare for what might be around the corner. The goal is always to reduce risk while keeping an eye on business growth.
Local outsourcing is a great way to meet both goals, and it has some added perks you might not have thought about! Here are four ways local outsourcing can benefit your business:
Reduce Risk. When you’re trying to grow your business during a time of uncertainty, long-term investments in business expansion might not be at the top of your list. Local outsourcing allows you to add capacity to take on more orders without the commitment of hiring or investing in infrastructure like facility space and expensive equipment.
Smart Scaling. When business opportunities come your way, you have to be ready to jump in and deliver. When you keep local outsourcing in your back pocket, you’re poised for growth whenever the chance arises, whether it’s moving into new markets or new product or service verticals.When you have access to a pool of skilled labor without a major increase in overhead costs, you have a leg up on the competition.
Add Experts to Your Team. Filling product orders is critical to your business, and it can become complicated when large orders come in. When you work with a third-party fulfillment partner, you’re tapping into their expertise, ensuring orders are filled quickly and accurately. Leaning on a trusted partner that can manage your kitting, packaging, and more, provides peace of mind that your customers are well cared for so you can focus on your business.
Increase Efficiency. Local outsourcing allows you to streamline operations, focusing internal staff time on other areas of the business. When your employees aren’t multi-tasking, they’re able to explore ways to improve and expand sales, marketing, customer service, product innovation, and more. Let your third-party expert take care of the rest!
If you’re ready to add local outsourcing to your business model, Ohio Valley Goodwill has a solution for you. Our innovative Industrial Services Division provides businesses in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and Southeast Indiana with outsourcing services ranging from fulfillment services to assembly, kitting, and packaging. Our teams can act as temporary support during peak seasons, or as a permanent labor solution. At the same time, you’re providing meaningful employment opportunities to people with disabilities!
Prepare your business for whatever might be on the horizon and bolster your bottom line by partnering with Ohio Valley Goodwill’s Industrial Services Division. Call us at 513-771-4800 or complete our online contact form to discuss the best solutions for your business and receive a free quote.