What are the reasons for outsourcing maintenance ?
Outsourcing maintenance to third-party organizations is very important, with numerous factors taken into consideration before any decision is taken. Enhancing internal capabilities versus outsourcing is a norm for consideration as part of the decision-making process along with conducting cost benefit analysis reviews. However, even we enter into outsourcing, a continual review of the activities are regularly taken to ensure we are obtaining what is right for the business. Certain advantages however do exist in outsourcing certain activities which would include (but is not exhaustive): effective and efficient use of specialists and expertise that responds to and meets the needs of the customer, negating the needs for Investment in terms of set up and continued running costs which would include manpower, equipment, certification, material provisioning etc., obtaining guarantees and commitments that can assist in planning and support of the operational and maintenance aspects of supportin