Eight Warehouse Outsourcing Benefits For Your In-house OperationsMay 21, 2012
The decision to outsource the labor and management of your in-house warehouse to a third-party logistics company is a difficult but critical decision in today’s economy. For companies managing their own warehousing operations the unseen costs that emerge are frequently the safety, quality and efficiency of an operation. The best alternative to avoid those costs is to outsource those functions to a competent and proven logistics services company like FLS.
Startup companies can also benefit from improved efficiencies and advanced technologies through outsourcing to warehouse facility logistic companies at the outset, as they enter into a new market and are identifying the best option for start-ups — the right partnerships with those who have the right expertise and resources to manage manufacturing and distribution centers carries an enduring value that can provide new companies the needed momentum to succeed.
Eight Warehouse Outsourcing Benefits:
Here are eight compelling and financially-wise reasons why sub-contracting staffing and using your company’s expertise in auxiliary functions might be your best move in 2012.
- Hosting services on location versus at a third-party facility allows a plant manager to monitor performance hour-to-hour, day-to-day.
- Your expertise and resources are not optimal in-house to manage a manufacturing or distribution center.
- Reduction of in-house employees means a decrease in payroll costs and related expenses.
- Capability to ramp up or down allows you to keep up with business cycle fluctuations.
- Access to supply chain professionals with years of experience provides a competitive advantage over your competitors.
- Improve the efficiency of your business’s fulfillment and supply chain processes.
- Benefit from advanced technologies and warehousing software without the upfront investment.
- Maintain higher safety, quality, and efficiency standards.
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