For companies in the process, energy, or infrastructure industries, growth often means looking abroad for new opportunities. Whether you install renewable energy systems, transport raw materials for processing, or help upgrade or install infrastructure, relying on local contracts can severely limit your potential growth and profit. In order to secure the most lucrative work and continue to grow your business, you will likely need to consider contracts and projects in other cities, countries, or continents. However, simply securing new work isn’t the end of the process for your business.
Once you have work to complete in a location away from your headquarters or home office, you will need to consider how to relocate staff and supplies to the new job site, or identify new local staff to hire on site. There can be a lot of logistics and compliance planning involved in such moves. You need to familiarize yourself with local laws and regulations. Failing to do so could cost your company the contract or result in legal action in some cases. Compliance with international law is critical to the ongoing success of your company, especially when relocating staff to a remote location.
There are so many things to consider when it comes to relocating staff. Even if you are only relocating a handful of managers or highly skilled professionals, there is much to do. From obtaining work permits and entry visas to arranging travel and ensuring all necessary paperwork is completed, your staff may become overwhelmed by all the details. Every country has its own laws and rules, meaning experience from one relocation may do little to help when the next one is necessary.
Handling the process of staff relocations internally can be draining for your workers and your finances. An outside company with more experience in the area can likely help you reduce the potential for errors while taking pressure off your staff and contractors. Instead of worrying about each relocation, they can focus instead on the management and maintenance of your business.
Understanding the limitations of your own company’s reach and staff may prompt you to consider partnering with relocation service providers. These companies can make international moves much more manageable. Ideally, relocation providers help ensure compliance with all applicable domestic and international laws, while also making the relocation process easier for your staff. However, you do not want to work with dozens of multiple relocation services companies for each new work location. Managing all those contracts could become a full-time job.
Choosing Airswift means that you get more than a basic relocation services company. Airswift has hundreds of employees with experience in the process, infrastructure, and energy fields. We can provide local recruiting and supply chain assistance, as well as contractor or whole company relocation services. Whether you need to move to a new headquarters or relocate staff to a project work site, Airswift has the experience and knowledge to streamline the process and manage all the details for you.