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Departure Services

From the initial policy consulting call through the move itself, there are a lot of moving pieces associated with employee relocation. Whether planning a domestic or international relocation, SIRVA is expertly positioned to offer the best departure services available during a relocation in every region around the world.

Destination Services

Setting your employees up for success upon arrival at their new locations will be key to successfully meeting your company’s goals. SIRVA’s global network and expansive resources allow us to you achieve your goals. Our destination services and international movers help employees and their families settle in and prosper in their new homes.

Visa and Immigration

SIRVA’s team of experienced international relocation specialists are expertly equipped to manage inbound and outbound global immigration services. With SIRVA’s Immigration team, the focus is on providing a smooth customer experience that enhances the relocation process, not just achieving a successful application.

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Employee Counselling

For your employees, a single relocation professional assists with end-to-end coordination of services: a relocation consultant for domestic/intra-country moves or global assignment consultant for international relocation. These consultants are your employees’ resource for all communication and services relating to their move, and coordinate the delivery of all authorised services. Regardless of the service being delivered (temporary housing, moving services, etc.), the employee can rely on the consultant as their go-to resource to address any concerns. 

VIP Services

If you are searching for an enhanced service for your employees, SIRVA offers VIP services such as personal relocation assistants, in-home cleaning services, personalised family assistance, and many other tailored and luxury enhancements. 

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2022 Strategies for Global Shipping Challenges

  • by Daina Mueller
  • 02 May 2022 20:25:00

Note: We recognize that global shipping challenges are a fluid and constantly evolving situation, but stay tuned as we provide ongoing updates.

It will come as no surprise to anyone that a global shipping and supply chain crisis is directly affecting every facet of international commerce, including household goods shipments. The world’s ocean, air and haulage industries have always struggled to keep up with sharp surges in demand, but the arrival of the COVID-19 global pandemic severely affected every aspect of global commerce that depends on ocean, air, rail and road modes of shipping.

Unfortunately, the supply chain reprieve everyone hoped for leading into 2022 was erased by continued waves of the COVID-19 pandemic that swept the globe and created continuing challenges. These impacts are being felt around the world as terminals, haulage companies, and the entire supply chain struggle to keep staffing levels workable to operate effectively. Carriers’ schedule reliability remains at an all-time low, arriving as scheduled less than 35% of the time in the first quarter of 2022, down from pre-pandemic levels of 75-85% of the time.

While simple solutions are not available, and shipping and supply chain challenges are expected to continue throughout the rest of 2022 and even into 2023, our article, 2022 Strategies for Shipping Challenges, outlines approaches you can take to mitigate some of the challenges of moving your employees.

Setting Expectations for Stakeholders and Relocating Employees

  • Maintain close communication with SIRVA, your key stakeholders, and your relocating employees
  • Have flexibility and plan ahead
  • Stay updated on the ever-changing challenges through information from SIRVA and your suppliers
  • Consider including a Carrier Delay Protection Programme to protect your employees

Shipment Delay Strategies: Programme Recommendations

The lingering effects of the pandemic and ongoing global events will continue to cause shipping delays, meaning shipping timelines and costs will continue to be affected throughout 2022. Our article explores the strategies being put into place by some organisations to manage shipping delays, including:

  • Extending temporary living benefits
  • Short-term furniture rental or furniture allowances
  • Air shipments
  • Additional excess baggage
  • Early shipments

What is SIRVA Doing to Manage Global Household Goods Shipment Challenges?

SIRVA is committed to communicating timely and effective solutions to organisations in a collaborative manner and working to deliver reliable service during these unprecedented times. We will continue to:

  • Monitor the global supply chain situation closely and keep you updated
  • Provide you with access to SIRVA’s expansive global network of suppliers
  • Assist you and your employees with planning support and tracking

We will continue to keep you updated on this ongoing challenge. If you have any questions, please contact your SIRVA representative, or email us at concierge@sirva.com.

 

Read our article for more information on:

  • Some of the factors affecting global household goods shipments
  • Ways to set expectations for key stakeholders and relocating employees
  • Programme recommendations and best practices you can put into place to manager shipping delays
  • Ways that SIRVA can help you stay on top of this constantly changing situation

Read Our Article