3 Reasons Your Business Can Benefit from a Satellite Office

Iris Rangel
April 30, 2020

The pains of growing are often some of the most frustrating parts of doing business. The job market in America just isn’t the same as it used to be. Gone are the days of long term company men and women with unquestioned loyalty. Today, the economy is more global than ever. Technology has progressed this evolution forward at a rate that is hard to keep up with. Technology and the growth of the global economy have also made major changes to a business’ talent pool. Now, businesses can attract quality talent from all over the world. However, the new possibility to hire the right people does not come without the same challenges.

Here at Lean Staffing Solutions, we have leveraged our leadership’s years of experience in transportation and logistics to solve and manage the greatest pain points of staffing. Welcome to Nearshoring, your new satellite office. Partnering with us, businesses can find the benefits of the right talent, culture, and price without the day to day headaches of managing a growing staff.

Colombia: the Right Talent

Staffing Pain Points:

Attracting, hiring, retaining quality entry-level talent

Right Talent:

With nearshoring, businesses are able to access a trove of global talent and find resources with specialized experts. This is a great way to bridge skill gaps. For countries like Colombia, they have invested in international Ph.D. professors, scholarships for students, and top-notch facilities. Another major benefit from the Colombian talent pool? It is not overly saturated and the choices are not slim.

Benefits of outsourcing entry-level positions with Lean Staffing:

  • Strong & stable talent pool
  • Highly educated
  • Transportation specific training

Colombia: the Right Culture

Cultural Pain Points:

Offshoring to a country where the culture and time zone is far removed from the U.S.

Right culture:

When your team expands south, instead of scheduling conference calls at all hours of the night, or waiting 12-24 hours for a response to a simple question, businesses are able to find collaborators who work when they do. Nearshoring in Colombia guarantees instant communication, normal working hours, and higher productivity.

Benefits of partnering with a Nearshore provider:

  • Nearshore – close proximity to the U.S.
  • English proficient & Bilingual
  • Central Time Zone

Colombia: the Right Price

Cost of Labor:

Retaining quality talent at cost-efficient pricing

Right price:

Nearshoring allows businesses to tap into a global talent pool without the high expenses associated with hiring within the U.S. For example, U.S. companies can save an average of 40 to 50 percent in labor costs by nearshoring in Colombia.

Benefits of working with Lean Staffing:

  • 40% – 50% direct labor savings
  • No long-term contracts
  • Scalability

Winning in outsourcing means uniting with a nearshoring team to reach the goals you define – whether its improving current operations or creating something new. Nearshoring offers proximity and cultural sameness – in addition to cost savings – that foster stronger relationships and, in turn, better outcomes With our deep roots in the transportation industry, Lean Staffing is at the forefront of the industry. Visit our website to learn more about what our back-office solutions can do for you.


Iris Rangel is a freelance writer who offers ghostwriting, copywriting, and blogging services. She works closely with B2B and B2C businesses providing content related to technology, transportation, and marketing that gains social media attention and increases search engine visibility. When she’s not wordsmithing her way through life, you can find her trolling through hours of YouTube and video games.

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