Tag Archives: international assignees

Relocating to Japan: What You Need to Know

Often referred to as the “Land of the Rising Sun,” Japan is made up of more than 6,800 islands. Our latest Cartus Market Watch explores the typical challenges that some international assignees may encounter during their relocation to Japan, including schooling, climate, and cultural differences.
Located in East Asia, the four largest Japanese islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which collectively make up around 97 percent of the country’s land area. Japan is a major economic and political power on the world stage, with many international assignees frequenting Tokyo and other major cities including Yokohama, Osaka, and Nagoya.
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Relocation to The Netherlands

Cartus’ Netherlands MarketWatch focuses on relocating to Amsterdam and discusses current trends in the rental market, the types of properties available for international assignees, and popular expatriate neighbourhoods.
The City
Situated on the River Amstel, Amsterdam is found in the west of The Netherlands and is the country’s most populous city, as well as the commercial and cultural capital. It offers assignees world-class museums, theatres, bars, restaurants, and open spaces, including the famous Vondelpark.

Relocating to Indonesia: What You Need to Know

Indonesia is one of Southeast Asia’s largest economies and has enjoyed rapid development in recent decades. The most frequent relocation destination for expatriates is the capital city of Jakarta. Our latest Emerging Market Watch on Indonesia discusses the key challenges that international assignees may face when living and working there.
Spread across a chain of thousands of islands, Indonesia has the world’s largest Muslim population. For those relocating there, the country offers the world’s largest Buddhist site at Borobudur, the temples of Prambanan, and the beautiful beaches of Bali. Watch the Cartus On the Ground video on Indonesia to find out [...] Read More

Cartus Shortlisted in 2015 Re:locate Awards

We’re delighted to announce that Cartus has been shortlisted in the Relocation Service Provider of the Year category at the 2015 Re:locate Magazine Awards, for our global supply chain excellence.
Global Supply Chain Excellence
In our 60 years of providing relocation solutions, we have honed our supply chain process, learning practical lessons and updating our strategies so that when our clients ask us for guidance, we have the tools and knowledge to deliver. From cost saving initiatives to our dedicated ISO 9001:2008-certified processes, our global supply chain management team ensures that organisations and their international assignees achieve relocation success.
Re:locate Award
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Relocating to Vietnam: What You Need to Know

Located in Southeast Asia, Vietnam is known for its beautiful landscape and welcoming people. Our latest Emerging Market Watch on Vietnam discusses the key challenges that international assignees may face when living and working in the country.
Those relocating there should be sure to visit the Mekong Delta in southwestern Vietnam, which offers colorful floating markets, fruit orchards, rice paddies, villages, and bird sanctuaries. The bustling Ho Chi Minh City, located along the Saigon River, is also not to be missed. Watch the Cartus On the Ground video on Vietnam to find out more about this emerging market destination.