Translation Professionals Praise Logrus as Customer
We always treat our delivering suppliers as Kings. They return the favor:
From: ProZ.com Blue Board
Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2007 12:58 PM
Subject: Entry made to Blue Board for Logrus International
An entry has been made in a ProZ.com Blue Board record that
is associated with your email address. Details:
Outsourcer name: Logrus International
Willingness to work again: 5*
Comment: Very professional and pleasant company to work
with. Payments always on time.
* Likelihood of Working Again is expressed on a 1-5 scale
(5 being highest likeliness).
"How much can I ask for it?" – that is the question. Reasonable buyer would not offer the highest possible bid in auction. Reasonable seller of professional services will not offer the lowest possible bid either. The author discusses client – provider engagement and pricing policy from the point of view of game theory. The article is intended both for clients, who are interested in getting the lowest price possible retaining the best service providers, and for vendors, who are motivated to get fair price for their services and withhold the price pressure.
This article will lay out the reasons why, in the near future, translators as "members of one of the oldest professions" will no longer be able to work as they have in the past. At the same time, we will try to figure out which translators will be valued and respected by clients, and which are headed for jobs at the drive-through window.