Temp Agencies provide employees to businesses across several industries including:
Companies hire temporary workers for several reasons including but not limited to:
Temp agencies provide a needed service but the quality of workers they provide are usually inadequate. Some problems companies face when hiring temp workers include:
With so many problems when dealing with temp agencies there has opened a way for a new way of doing things. Companies like Lumper HQ are offering staffing for a Flat Rate for certain positions in the warehouse. Lumper HQ charges flat rates for Container Unloading, Palletizing, Transloading and co-packing. Where it would have taken an unknown amount of temp workers and an unknown amount of cost to complete an unload or a transload, now can easily be budgeted for because Lumper HQ will do it for a flat rate no matter how long or how many workers it takes.
Lets take a look at who works in a warehouse:
Now lets see which of these positions can be replaced with a flat rate service and the cost benefits of that switch.
So take a look above and you see that Unloaders and Re-Packers can be replaced with a flat rate option, so lets see what the costs associated with each service is.
It is easy to see why Flat Rate is the way to go.