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Jun
16

Our top tips for Corporate relocation During the Summer

Summer often seems like the best time to move because the kids are out of school, the weather is good, and there is plenty of real estate on the market, but summer is what’s referred to in moving as the “peak season.” That means that it’s going to be more expensive, less flexible and that any given moving company will most likely be booked unless you reserve a date far in advance--a luxury that corporate professionals don’t always have.

So what to do if you have to move during the summer months? Here are some tips to ease the pain.

Tip #1 -- The Earlier the Better.

What some people don’t know is that the last week of a month is often the busiest for a mobility company. Try booking your move in the first or second week, and the earlier in the season, the better. This will give you and your movers alike some space in which to prepare thoroughly and not overwork.

Tip #2 -- Plan Ahead.

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Jan
24

Government Shutdown

Government Shutdown

The shutdown of the United States Government began at midnight EST on Saturday, December 22nd, 2018 and is now the longest shutdown in US history. This is having an impact on many sectors but one being watched closely by the mobility industry is the impact on mortgages.

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May
10

Household Goods Update

Elite Fleet

As a whole, the agency model of the household goods industry is in a state of uncertainty like never before, the full impact on corporate sponsored, and general public (COD) moves remains to be seen. This speaks to the advantages of the CRI “Elite Fleet” model where the industries best drivers and service teams can remain focused on serving our customers.

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Feb
28

New joint venture with UK based, HCR Ltd.

Corporate Relocation International (www.corprelo.com) is pleased to announce the formation of a new joint venture with UK based, HCR Ltd. (www.hcr.co.uk).

The joint venture, named HCRI (www.hcriglobal.com) , provides a full suite of relocation services as one firm globally.  

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Jan
18

The Tax Reform Bill and what it means to you

On Friday, December 22nd, 2017 President Donald Trump signed the tax reform bill passed by both the House and Senate. The bill contains significant changes including a repeal of the deduction and exclusion for moving expenses, effective January 1, 2018. This includes household goods shipping and the majority of final move expenses. Those expenses previously excludable will now be a taxable expense if paid for by an employer on the behalf of their employee or reimbursed to the employee.

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Jul
19

We've changed the look, not the commitment

This year marks CRI's 30 year anniversary of providing global mobility services to our clients around the world. I would like to take this time to reaffirm our values, our mission, and our commitment to you, our clients. I am proud to share with you our new website which reflects our expanded global capabilities and our industry first TLC services. Our growth is due in large part to the trust our clients place in us every day, and we are grateful for their confidence and loyalty. It is an honor to be a strategic partner on behalf of our clients and we look forward to continuing our long standing promise to delivering Best in Class solutions at every opportunity.

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Jul
06

Industry veteran Leisa Ross joins CRI

Industry veteran Leisa Ross joins Corporate Relocation, LLC as Vice President, Business Development and Marketing. As part of CRI’s executive team, Leisa will lead CRI’s global sales and marketing functions. Leisa joins CRI with more than 20 years of directly relevant sales and management experience and leadership in the relocation services industry. She is a trusted advisor with longstanding client relationships and an extensive established network.

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Jun
20

Household Goods Industry Update

This summer the household goods industry continues to face the same obstacles during peak season as in recent years. The expanding driver shortage that has challenged van lines to recruit enough drivers to handle existing volume is not only expected to continue, but worsen over the next few years. An Indeed.com study stated that "The American Truck...
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