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Outsourcing: The Quick and Easy Guide for Small Business Owners

Posted on Friday, June 16th, 2023 • Blog

Many small business owners are reluctant to outsource any of their everyday tasks, fearing the costs involved. However, outsourcing can actually be a great idea for businesses of any size. Not only does it save you time, but it can even save you money, as outsourcing a task is usually cheaper than hiring an employee to do the same thing.

When should you outsource?

The first step you need to take is deciding to outsource. But when is the right time to do this? The simplest answer is that the right time to outsource is when you are spending too many hours of your day on work that other people could do, leaving you with less time for the vital tasks that only you can do.
Some experts even go as far as to say that you should start outsourcing as soon as possible, because the extra time you’ll be able to invest in developing and carrying out your ideas will make a real difference in the growth of your business.

Which areas can you outsource?

It’s also important to think about which areas of your business you need or want to outsource. Some of the most commonly outsourced areas include accounting, IT and marketing.
Many businesses also choose to outsource their logistics, as the challenges of dealing with shipping, warehousing and delivery can take up a lot of valuable time. This is where Miles Express can be a big help to you.

Who should you outsource to?

Finally, you need to decide who to outsource to. Depending on the task itself, you have various options. For smaller, one-off tasks, it’s often a good idea to turn to an online freelancer platform, of which there are various, in order to find a freelance professional to help you out.

And nowadays, technology is so advanced that you can even outsource some tasks, such as accounting, to software, and let your computer do the work for you!

But for bigger, more complex tasks, particularly ongoing ones, you need a specialist company to do the job. And when it comes to logistics, there’s no one better than Miles Express.

What can Miles Express do for you?

Here at Miles Express, we’re experts in handling the logistics of businesses of all sizes, including small businesses like yours. We can manage your shipping, both domestically and internationally, taking care of documentation and customs clearance.

We can also offer you the use of our warehousing services, where your products are safe with us from the very first moment the arrive in our care, all the way till they are no longer at our facilities.

Our package delivery is second to none, delivering your parcels on either the same day or the next, to anywhere in Malta and Gozo. The same goes for document delivery; we’ll get your documents where they need to be, both efficiently and confidentially.

With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we can guarantee that your logistics are in safe hands with us.

Now that you know all the ways in which outsourcing your logistics can benefit your small business, why not contact us today? Give us a call on (+356) 2124 0877 or drop us an email at info@milesxp.com.

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