Why do companies resort to outsourcing?

Why do companies resort to outsourcing?


Outsourcing is a new possibility for companies to attend to many aspects not related to the main activity of the business. For this reason, more and more companies are resorting to this system to increase productivity and more and more companies are delegating to a specialized external hand to contribute to the growth of productivity by freeing up and delegating tasks to experts.

Reasons to resort to outsourcing

  • To focus on the critical business of the company
  • To reduce costs
  • Access to qualified experts
  • To address business transformation
  • To stay ahead of the competition from a market leadership position
  • Reduce risks
  • To release money and reinvest it in the business

The most important reasons for the company to resort to outsourcing are the possibility of saving costs through quality services developed by experts, in addition to the possibility of dedicating more time to the activities that the company really wants to carry out in order to increase its competitiveness.

The fact that matters that do not directly have to do with the company pass into the hands of companies specializing in these matters frees up work for the company itself, to dedicate that time to matters that do suit it and, in this way, increase the production and competitiveness in order to achieve better results.

Of course, it is not convenient for a company that is not exclusively dedicate to subcontracting to resort to external companies to carry out the company’s own work, but it should be subcontract for other secondary matters. Some of the services that can be outsource to companies that are not dedicate to these tasks are: logistics services, commercial services, financial services and consultancies, etc.

 As in everything, subcontracting is a risk, so a study must be carried out before taking the step and, above all, contacts the companies that are dedicated to such tasks in order to reach a satisfactory agreement both financially and in terms of commitments to achieve the desired objectives.

Benefits of outsourcing

Subcontracting is define as the act of hiring personnel for a specific company, where this personnel will be hire by a company external to the company where the respective tasks will be carry out, that is, this personnel will be subcontract by an external company, which itself must comply with the labor duties dictated by law.

Companies require this service frequently, especially in temporary tasks. That it needs to perform and thus delegate responsibility for everything that involves recruiting, interviewing and hiring this service.

Subcontracting companies or as they are also call “Outsourcing”. These are dedicate to many areas being one of the most quote by the market; the area of ​​information technologies, for this reason they are called; IT outsourcing. Atcom, in its “IT Outsourcing” division, provides the services of recruiting and hiring IT professionals that companies need. In addition, Atcom works as an “EST” that is, a transitory services company; solving the need of companies in their search for personnel for temporary work.

Subcontracting (outsourcing) offers companies the possibility of having covered many aspects not related to the main activity of the business. By resorting to hiring this service, companies manage to increase their productivity considerably.

In addition, it must be take into account that more and more companies are hiring external specialists in this service. So that they can contribute to the growth of the productivity of their business, by delegating specific tasks and processes.


Some of the benefits that can be find to make use of outsourcing are:

 Reduce manufacturing costs

Stay ahead of the competition from a market leadership position. Increasing flexibility and enhancing the ability to adapt to the market and technology. Release economic resources and reinvest them in the key aspects of the business. By reducing investments in equipment, stocks and personnel. Improve the use of own resources, have greater availability and higher overall performance.

Increase the volume of operations in the periods in which said increase could not be finance with own resources. In short, the most important benefits for which companies use outsourcing are the possibilities of saving expenses through high-quality services developed by experts, as well as the possibility of dedicating more time to the activities that the company really wants to carry out in order to increase its competitiveness and its turnover.