Business Service: Definition, Meaning, Examples, Types


How many different realities does the word "companies" refer to? There are purely commercial businesses which include both large supermarkets and small neighborhood shops, there are businesses that produce foodstuffs but also furniture, clothes and objects of various types, there are artisan and agricultural businesses, metalworking businesses and obviously all companies that offer services such as financial agencies, for example, or graphic and computer studies. Those we have mentioned are just some of the companies that exist in the world. However, there is one thing that all of these businesses have in common, their intense complexity.

Behind a job that could appear to us in some cases also extremely simple there is instead a whole series of relationships and intertwining, a dense network without which the company could not get started and could not function adequately. A network of this type needs to be kept stable, to be monitored, administered and managed and obviously needs continuous assistance so that it is possible to intervene in a timely manner in case of problems. The company alone cannot be able to do all this, it would be a mass of work completely impossible to sustain, and for this reason it relies on a whole series of professionals capable of offering services to companies of any type they are.

Companies need professionals who follow their accounting and who are able to monitor the company's losses and earnings to understand its situation and intervene so that its revenues can increase over time. The momentum towards the future and the long-term improvement require marketing professionals who are able to help the company draw up a business plan and organize every single department. The departments must then obviously be connected to each other and their actions must be coordinated and followed so that the company as a whole can truly be said to be perfect.

Personnel management is obviously the engine of all this, both of the economic part of the company and of its future developments. Only with highly qualified personnel ready to grow, the company can in fact say that it has real precious resources to be exploited and therefore an adequate selection of personnel must also be followed by a continuous state of training and monitoring of every single action.

Thinking about the well-being of the company and its improvement, however, also means thinking about offering the right IT tools, the right computers and the most innovative machinery but also the cars for traveling, the ideal commercial vehicles for transporting materials, company phones and answering machines, translation services and call centers without forgetting the attention that companies must offer to the environment around us with the use of increasingly green machinery.

Those just described are just some of the fields of action of companies offering services to companies, fields of action one more important than the other to ensure that companies can finally grow in an unstoppable way.

Definition of business services

The tertiary sector is an economic sector that provides, or produces, services and includes all those complementary and auxiliary activities to the activities of the primary (agriculture) and secondary (industry) sectors that go under the name of business services. All those functions of organization, procurement, management and support of commercial activities aimed at final consumption belong to this category of services. The most important segment of this group of services is large-scale distribution, with its chain of general markets or wholesale trade, which however tend to be accompanied and increasingly assumed by less traditional services with high innovative contents. (market research or information technology).

Types of business services:

- commercial services,

- advanced services,

- supply of equipment or machinery,

- supply of goods,

- transport and communications,

- computer technology,

- training,

- legal advice,

- tax and technical advice,

- research and development,

- analysis and testing,

- market research and analysis of the data collected to know the needs of consumers,

- advertising.