Texas is home to fifty-two of the Fortune 500 companies. According to the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), a 2015 study of corporations estimates that one international employee relocation requires close to a dozen vendors, payments to 15 outside people or organizations, and roughly 10 internal staff to finalize the process. The study also acknowledges that executives are willing to take chances, to broaden their professional experiences. Our newest entrants to the workforce, millennials, expect to live and work abroad at some point in their lives. We are a global society and the U.S. is the biggest consumer in today’s world markets.
Is your company ready for commercial moving? Houston companies should understand issues related to cost and potential services before proceeding.
Reduce Costs with Bundling
How does your company manage its employee relocation plan? Have you considered the number of vendors required to relocate your talent? Quantifying those costs is a challenge, but the mobility industry has done their homework with a current net worth of $150 Billion annually. The burgeoning commercial moving industry has expanded its corporate packages to include destination planning, moving services, customs clearance and broader international affiliates/partners. Bundling of expanded services creates a customized, turn-key solutions and cost effective contract for corporate clients. Here is an expanded sampling of service offerings that a CEO can expect from a commercial moving company:
* Single point of contact
* Pre-location decisions
* Cost of living analysis
* Social security and driver’s license
* Preview program/familiarization touring
* Escorted rental touring
* School assistance
* Lease signing
* Settling in assistance
* Security briefing
* Pre-move planning
* Personal move management and custom-designed move planning
* Free move preparation packet
* Full or partial packing/unpacking
* Crating and specialty packing
* Property protection
* Online move tracking
* Valuation coverage
* Short-term and long-term storage
* Debris removal
* Air, ocean and/or land transportation
* Export or import documentation
* Freight forwarding
* Claims Management
Since businesses invest sizeable dollars to develop and retain corporate talent, consider a review of your relocation process. Reduce the internal processing time and scale down the number of vendors required to relocate your talent. Talk with a commercial moving company and compare the savings. They partner with corporate businesses to develop a streamlined package.
Since 1991, Armstrong Relocation – Houston has been recognized with multiple awards for its comprehensive International and domestic transport. You can count on their best-in-class, multi-lingual service consultants and more than 400 international partner affiliates. For a free review of your corporate relocation program visit website.