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How Does Outsourcing Make Your Business More Cost-efficient

  • November 29, 2021

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Business operations are vast and complex. The core strength of your business team may not necessarily lie in managing the day-to-day activities of your entire operations. Unfortunately, every business needs essential maintenance and upkeep processes that are as integral to the function of the business as other core business functions. What outsourcing essentially does is to transfer or delegate these functions to a qualified third-party service provider. This allows businesses to focus on their core competencies, while essential business functions are maintained and secured on auto pilot - thanks to the competencies of the third-party service provider. IT Outsourcing Vermont is your best resource for local IT outsourcing support in Vermont.

For instance, let's just look at the cost advantages of outsourcing accounting tasks. By assigning these tasks to a reliable and qualified third-party service provider, businesses can benefit from the following: 

  • Save a huge chunk on payroll costs - With essential accounting tasks taken care of, there is no need to maintain an in-house task force. This means a significant amount of savings from not having to dispense salaries. Since most accounting agencies are contracted on a per-project basis, you make savings here as well. The total pay-out could often be only a fraction of the total payroll amount you were paying out before.
  • Reduced rental costs - With the number of in-house employees drastically reduced, you need significantly less space to run your business. This means significant savings on rental costs. 
  • Reduction in total compensation - Since the agency that you bring on board to do your accounting works on the basis of contracts and not hiring - this results in significant savings from not having to pay out employee benefits.  

How Can Outsourcing Build Your Business?

Allows for uninterrupted focus on core business functions

No business willingly wants to spend time just managing non-core functions such as Digital Marketing, Website Management, payroll administration, market research, phone handling, and customer support. With reliable third-party service providers, you will be able to outsource these tasks and consequently increase your productivity manifold by freeing up the time of core team members to focus on essential business functions and innovation. Outsourcing IT Support Vermont will also allow you to streamline costs.


Render Your Business Accessible 24/7

Outsourcing inbound customer support services will ensure that you never miss an opportunity. Unlike in house employees, these services are available 24*7*365 which means that you are covered even in after-office hours.


Live Problem Solutions

Your customers expect you to be available whenever they want you to be. Without outsourced services, you will be able to address customer concerns and questions through phone, chat support, or email - whenever required. For customers, your business will remain always available to attend to issues.


Direct your cost savings to more meaningful channels

Given the enormous cost savings that you can expect to gain from outsourcing, you will need to have a plan to repurpose these savings to fund projects or other necessary requirements that you have been holding onto for a while.

4 Ways Outsourcing Your IT Can Save Your Business Money

Unlock a new level of efficiency

Outsourcing IT service providers are experts in what they do. This means that you will have access to a broad range of in-depth technical expertise and industry know-how. Hiring IT personnel in-house forces, you to be dependent on the technical expertise of one person or, at the very best, a handful of people. Given the white breadth and range of technological evolution happening at an incredible pace, this is clearly not ideal. Having access to an IT outsourcing service provider enables your business to take advantage of a wide range of expertise from some of the most qualified and experienced technicians in the field. Even if the specific technicians assigned to your company or project need some additional expertise or guidance, this can be quickly addressed by assigning other experts from the wide roster available with the managed service provider. Reliable outsourcing service providers such as IT Consulting Vermont enable a much greater level of efficiency than having a limited number of in-house technicians. 


Scale on demand

Marketplaces change. Sometimes overnight. This means that your business needs to be prepared to scale up or down on demand. However, this is painful to do with legacy infrastructure and in-house employees. Through outsourcing solutions, you will be able to adjust your infrastructure rental cost and labor costs as per the demands of the market. This enables significant cost savings over running a traditional infrastructure set up. For instance, if your market demand or even cash flow varies from season to season, there is no need for you to maintain the same level of infrastructure throughout the year. An MSP allows you to quickly adjust the number of hours depending on your needs thereby preventing idle resources and wastage. 


Gain Remote Support

Hardware and software tend to break down or have issues - often without any prior notice. In order to function seamlessly, your organization needs on-demand support that's always available and able to solve queries or problems in the first call. Since most technical problems actually do not involve in-person assistance, this requirement can be excellently served with remote IT support. This enables you to get 24*7*365 support at a fraction of the cost compared to full-time, in-house teams. Unlike your regular employees, the remote support team is always available (including national holidays, emergencies and weekends) to address any technical issues or queries your employees may have. This kind of remote support can also act as a necessary supplement for your dedicated in-house/ main technical teams who can then focus on core business problem-solving and innovation. Remote IT support enables an extremely efficient and affordable option to get round-the-clock technology support that your organization deserves. 


Say goodbye to Hiring, on boarding, or Training Costs

Any organization will attest to the fact that full-time, in-house employees are expensive to both bring on board and maintain. Right from scouting out the right talent to hire, HR to training, on boarding and providing benefits - each in-house employee costs your business considerably. With outsourcing services, you can save on a majority of these and other associated costs. You also save on all the headache of managing individual employees. An MSP can take care of hiring, training, and managing all aspects of employment on your behalf.

About Steve Loyer:

Steve Loyer is the president and CEO of Tech Group, LLC. – Managed IT Services Vermont company. With over 25 years of sales and service experience in network and network security solutions, Steve has earned technical and sales certificates from Microsoft, Cisco, Hewlett Packard, Citrix, Sonicwall, Symantec, McAfee, Barracuda and American Power Conversion. Steve graduated from Vermont Technical College with a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technology. Recently he wrote a blog on Why You Should Outsource Cyber Security Services.