South Africa – In challenging times outsourcing could be the solution for your business
Even at the best of times, outsourcing can provide significant benefits to a business. At the worst of times, it becomes even more valuable.
Not that I’m suggesting these are the worst of times, but Covid has undoubtedly created unique challenges for companies in most sectors (if not all) and contracting service providers offers a variety of solutions.
With many people still working from home under lockdown, the sheer flexibility that outsourcing affords cannot be understated.
Whether a business needs to build capacity or streamline its operations, outsourcing services can enable full-time staff to focus on core operations while reducing costs, maximising productivity and, crucially, maintaining quality.
Though it is utilised more elsewhere in the global market, business process outsourcing is not yet a widely used service in South Africa. It is, however, as beneficial here as it is anywhere else.
The wide range of benefits include time saving, cost control, efficiency, niche expertise, improved customer service, added managerial capacity and measurable performance.
Even during the pandemic, solutions can be found to difficult problems, and despite the restrictions we are all facing due to Covid, it is possible to continue growing your business.
If you’re struggling to stay afloat, like so many others, or if you want to ensure continued growth, outsourcing could be the answer for you.
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About the author
With 10 years’ experience working in the financial services sector, Clayton Durand is our Business Development Manager in South Africa.
You can contact Clayton through Clayton.Durand@sigmasa.co.za
Readers can also connect with Clayton on LinkedIn.