Popular Terms
A business practice where main contractor hires additional individuals or companies called subcontractors to help complete a project. The main contractor is still in charge and must oversee hires to ensure project is executed and completed as specified in contract.

Use 'subcontracting' in a Sentence

Most of our work is all done in-house so we can keep profits higher than if we were subcontracting the work out to another company.
19 people found this helpful
We decided to engage in subcontracting to ensure the project would be completed on time as we did not want any more full time employees.
16 people found this helpful
A construction company can maintain a smaller staff and better handle temporary periods of high work volumes by subcontracting portions of their projects to other companies or individuals.
15 people found this helpful

Email Print Embed