They may be freelance translators working independently, or translation companies gathering translators and customers into an organized network. Each kind of translation services has its own advantages and disadvantages. However, in terms of translation guarantee and responsibility, organized translation companies may be more reliable. As translation companies have a large network of translators, collaborators and partners with various background knowledge, all the needs and wants of customers will be satisfied easily and fast without wasting time finding a suitable translators.
Obviously, freelance translators and translation companies have both positive and negative sides. Choosing which kind of translation service is suitable has to depend much on the requirements of customers. However, the existence of more and more translation companies with great power is a proof for the development of well-organized translation services.[:]