Tag Archives: international assignees

Relocating to Sweden: What You Need to Know

Located in northern Europe, Sweden enjoys a quality of life that is one of the highest in the world. As such it attracts many expatriates and is becoming a more frequent destination for international assignees. Our latest Market Watch on Sweden, produced in conjunction with Cartus’ Destination Service Provider, Nordic Relocation Group KB, discusses the potential challenges that assignees may face when moving there.
Challenges for International Assignees
High demand and low stock levels mean that there are limited rental options available, especially in major cities such as Stockholm, Gothenburg, and Malmö. As such, rental rates can be high and assignees should [...] Read More

Cartus Passes Annual Supply Chain ISO Accreditation

With our continued focus on ethics and compliance in every area of our business, we are proud to announce that Cartus’ Supply Chain Management recently passed its annual global ISO 9001:2008 accreditation in all three regions: the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and EMEA. The global audit comprised two phases; first was the submission of our detailed Quality Manual and Procedures guide for rigorous examination, followed by a one-day, onsite audit by inspectors at each of our Danbury, Singapore, and Swindon service centers.

Relocating to Switzerland: Cartus Market Watch

For many years, Switzerland has been a hot spot destination for international assignees. With the large number of expatriates moving there, the rental market can sometimes be challenging, especially in major cities.
Our latest Geneva Market Watch and Zürich Market Watch provide updates on the current rental trends in these two cities, outlining average monthly rates, types of properties available, popular expatriate neighbourhoods, and upcoming legislation that may impact future moves.

Cartus Named UK B2B Marketing Awards Finalist

We’re delighted to announce that the Cartus emerging markets campaign has been named as a finalist at the UK’s 2014 B2B Marketing Awards. The campaign, which aims to support Cartus clients and their international assignees moving into hardship locations, was entered in the Best International Audience Campaign category.
Emerging Markets Campaign
Our emerging markets campaign includes 18 country profiles, 25 video interviews with on-the-ground suppliers, and research studies covering relocation into countries like Azerbaijan, India, Kenya, Mexico, Turkey, and South Africa. Information provides Cartus clients with the best practices needed to decide whether to move employees into such locations and—once decided—it helps [...] Read More

Relocating to South Africa: What You Need to Know

The Republic of South Africa is located at the southern tip of the African continent, encompassing a variety of cultures, languages, and religions. With major cities like Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban, the country is a frequent relocation destination for international assignees. Our latest Cartus Emerging Market Watch on South Africa discusses the key challenges associated with living and working there, including regional differences, security, transportation, and cultural issues.
Regional Differences
With more than 1.22 million square kilometers, South Africa is a large country. The distances between cities can be vast—not just geographically, but culturally, too. Johannesburg is the country’s most populous [...] Read More