From Start to Finish: Why One-Stop Shops are a Game-Changer for Businesses

May 19, 2023

From ideation to planning, development to delivery, all under the same umbrella, and all under the same commitment.

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When the topic concerns the advantages or disadvantages between companies that outsource some of their services from those that do it all in-house or those that outsource everything, the opinion may vary greatly. It all depends on past experiences where most of the time the problem was not the idea but the way the idea was executed. Delegation of something important is sensitive and demands commitment. Here is our vision of why working with a one-stop shop benefits your business.   

When talking about one-stop shops, we can picture a roof under which all the elements of a client’s business can be carried out. 

Nowadays, the expression describes companies, cross-functional teams, a community of engineers, and platforms, that fulfil everything a project will need in one place. In this way, the client can easily find all the answers and services in a one-to-one relationship.  

Let’s focus on companies that have extended their services. 

Contacting multiple companies, navigating various departments, and keeping track of everything is something that many companies want to avoid. On top of that, signing multiple contracts, chasing down different teams or team members, and repeating the process really affects productivity, transparency, and most of the time it increases overheads and decreases agility. 

The solution is a one-stop shop; yet many don’t know that this is the answer they’ve been looking for.  

But how will you benefit from working with a One-Stop Shop partner?  

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Whether your business is experiencing a period of hypergrowth or aiming for a digital transformation, we offer our skills and expertise in a turnkey operation that saves your business time and money and allows you to see the bigger picture of your project — focusing your attention where it matters most.  

And here’s why working with a partner from start to finish will give you reasons to smile:  

  • Convenience: The art of combining the right pieces to put together a jigsaw puzzle that effectively meets the present and future needs of your business is a demanding challenge and a holistic view is desirable. Acting as a trusted advisor, a one-stop shop can help to combine market solutions with bespoke development ensuring the outcome is sustainable, and the desired structural transformation of your businesses is achieved. Carrying out the research and helping choose the best solutions on the market saves precious time and effort and reduces the risk inherent to the integration of solutions. 
  • Streamlined services: At a time when optimisation is required to meet market demands, companies can streamline their operations and offer more efficient services using a partner capable of meeting a critical and time-limited need without producing a future increase in operating costs. 
  • Improved customer experience: When responsible from end-to-end, from the plan to delivery, there are fewer frictions and one of the immediate results is the experience obtained from the services that emerges from this context. The final solution is no longer a patchwork sleeve but a set of synchronous gears working towards the same goal. 
  • Better communication: The bigger the number of partners or stakeholders, the more challenging it is to keep everyone on the same page or achieve consensus at a fast pace. An experienced one-stop shop enables a strong communication bridge with all the stakeholders and partners involved even when facing complex intertwined ecosystems of products, solutions, and partners. 

For most clients/companies, getting a unique and stellar solution is the most important goal, and working with a one-stop shop accomplishes that.  

If you are curious about this concept and would like to know more about how to hand over your projects to a partner that can support your needs from end-to-end, download our latest brochure, ‘Your One-Stop Shop Guide to Digital Commerce’, and discover all the benefits of having a dedicated team 100% focused on your objectives, following Agile working principles.