Tag: Hurricane Katrina
The lower middle market manufacturers ($30 – $200 million in sales) tend not to use strategic sourcing solutions. But there’s an outsourcing provider achieving value for them with e-sourcing technology available in a Software-as-a-Service model. Read how it works for a mattress manufacturer impacted by Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane Katrina displaced almost a million Gulf Coast residents, including thousands of children. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children found itself overwhelmed, unable to handle the drastic uptick in the number of searches. The quasi-government agency turned to its technology outsourcing partners for immediate help.
One of the victims of September 11 was the airline industry. Delta had to service its call center customers at a lower cost. The solution was offshoring. That decision turned out to be a lifeline when hurricanes hit the US last year, shuttering some US call centers. Wipro routed extra calls to Mumbai and Pune, stretching its resources to support the airline in its time of need.
Small businesses historically have not had equal opportunity in outsourcing because they didn’t have enough employees to make it financially feasible. Now there is a comprehensive suite of HR services available to companies of all sizes, including those with 1-75 employees.
Outsourcing Joint Venture Streamlines Claims Processing, Avoids Disaster for New Orleans Insurer | Article
A New Orleans insurer introduced a product that soared in popularity, causing it to upgrade technology to handle the volume. That prepared it well for operating after Hurricane Katrina.