Onshore, Offshore, and Nearshore Outsourcing: Pros and Cons

Should you outsource? When someone says something is "onshore," "offshore," or "nearshore," what do they mean by that? Why are they different and how do you tell the difference? In this article we'll take a look at outsourcing and discuss the pros and cons of different approaches. Everything from relocating operations on- to far- or near-shore. To begin, though, we must define a few concepts.

It is much less difficult to employ a helper or assign tasks to others. That is completely reasonable, you are correct. The opportunity to concentrate on growing the business in ways that will bring in the most money is a big perk of using an outside service provider. It also protects you from legal issues if you decide to do business with someone from outside your company.