Whether you’re moving friends or family, relocating senior citizens to a new country or even a new home can be difficult. As depicted comically in the heartwarming movie Up, the elderly are not exactly fond of change. And when they are, they will have many issues along the way. But just like anybody else, all they need is to be understood. It starts with communication, planning, and a whole lotta listening.
“HOME! Take me home!” cries Billy, struggling to speak coherently amidst a waterfall of tears. “I wanna go hooooome”, he wails, hoping his parents finally give in and take him back to the only place he knew and wanted as home. The place he had lived in, until the day before.
“We are home, buddy,” Billy’s dad says, hoping to cheer the poor boy up. “See, here are your toys, here’s Mr. Dino, and here is…”
“No. No. Nooo! This is not home. I want to go hoooome!” Read More
Imagine having to relocate life as you know it, and starting afresh in a place you’ve never been before. That too without any professional assistance. Sounds challenging doesn’t it? Corporate employees face this everyday.
Relocation Services has come a long way over the years. Traditionally, a corporate HR team took care of their staff’s (transferee) relocation. But with the onset of globalization, the need for an exclusive relocation specialist has become quite apparent. Nowadays, corporations outsource transferee’s relocations entirely to a Relocation Companies — usually aiding them with essential details.
International relocation is a project that should be undertaken in many continuous steps. So it only makes sense to divide it into series of small tasks, from the beginning to the end, to create and manage a process that may take weeks, and sometimes months to finish. These small tasks are further divided into smaller, more articulate processes. By creating a checklist, we bring clarity into the process, and ensure that nothing is forgotten in between. Read More
Server racks are at the core of any IT hub. Data centers — where servers are stored, — are used for fast internet connectivity and non-stop data access. It allows a company to deploy their systems and maintain a constant internet presence. Servers are thus crucial for the day-to-day functioning of most companies.
Companies that undergo data center relocations often do so solely with their own understanding of the process. If company technicians and IT crew are unaware of the proper dismantling and handling of servers, they are liable to get hurt. Additionally, the hardware too may suffer physical damage.
Pets, like humans are members of the family and have requirements, that need to be considered when planning an international pet relocation. The international pet relocation should be carried out in a smooth, secure, and timely manner to facilitate easy assimilation into the new environment. Unlike humans, animals need more time to adapt to a new place. Remember, it is the pet owner making the decisions, not the animal. The pet relocation has to be done with care so as to avoid a frightful experience for the pet.
India – in a glorious history exceeding 10,000 years – has been different things for different people.
For inhabitants of the Old World, it was home to the Indus Valley Civilization. For people from first millennium CE, it was the wealthiest, most populous region of the world. For people of the Hindu, Jain, Sikh, and Buddhist faiths, it’s the place their religion was born. The list is long!
But what can India be for you? Let’s consider the options: Read More
The Do-Not-Ship List
Your comprehensive guide on what NOT to pack during national or international moving
Taking the DIY route to packing is a great way to avoid costs during national or international moving. However, becoming your own packers and movers is not easy. For starters, you need to be absolutely sure of two vital things — what to pack, and more importantly, what not to pack.
“The more things you own. The more they own you”
In a world of materialism, decluttering comes as a wave of much needed relief. Simply put, it is the art of doing away with unnecessary items, goods, and possessions.
The space you live in or occupy is one of utmost importance. Apart from reflecting your personality, it has a bearing on your mood and emotions. In an era of busy schedules and hectic lifestyles, clearing out space can get difficult. Relocation is therefore probably the best time to declutter. Here are persuasive reasons on why you should declutter, before international packers and movers step in to help you relocate.
The Foreigner’s Guide to Settling in India Quickly and Comfortably
Obsessing about your upcoming relocation to India? Here’s a suggestion – stop. No seriously. It’s going to be great.
Agreed, international moving – uprooting life as you know it to start over again in a new country – is no piece of cake. But it is no pain in the neck either. Especially not when you’re relocating to a country like India!
Wait but, why? Isn’t India a poor, hot, and crowded country?