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Puerto Rico: Your Niche for Growth

If you’re looking for ways to grow your business revenue, you may be considering a few different niche markets. As a moving company, expanding your capacity to service new destinations can easily fit the bill. Additionally, when you find the right partner to assist you, this expansion can even feel simple. Since 2012, the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico has been creating tax legislation and other incentives to entice U.S. citizens to move to the island. These efforts have only increased in the last few years, leading many business owners and entrepreneurs to relocate to this Caribbean island. If expanding into Puerto Rico is on […]

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Moving to Puerto Rico: Your Easy Escape to Caribbean Life

Puerto Rico welcomes more than four million tourists each year who are attracted by its white-sand beaches, natural beauty, rich history, vibrant culture, and delicious food. But what about making Puerto Rico your home? For the first time in 15 years, the population of Puerto Rico increased in 2019, indicating both that more people are moving to the island—and more are staying. After Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico in 2017, the island saw a population decline of around 130,000, with many people leaving for the continental U.S. However, now that the island has recovered significantly from the devastation, many are rediscovering Puerto Rico as a […]

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Considering a Move for Work? What You Need to Know About Employee Relocation Packages

The last few years of low unemployment numbers have motivated many companies to design attractive packages for potential hires, including relocation incentives. Even as recent events leave the future of the job market uncertain, companies including Capital One, UCHealth, Salesforce, and more are continuing to hire thousands of employees. As Americans adjust to this emerging new reality, we may see more and more people relocating for work. If you’re relocating more than 50 miles for work, your future employer may offer you some type of relocation compensation. Usually, these packages cover “reasonable” moving and work-related expenses related to your move. According to a recent survey […]

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4 Trending Hot Spots for Corporate Headquarters Relocations

Executives decide to move their corporate headquarters for a number of reasons. Some choose locations they believe will appeal to top talent. Other relocations closer to transportation hubs to make business travel simpler and cheaper, while still others shift locations to take advantage of attractive financial incentives like tax breaks. To help keep you ahead of the trends in corporate relocations, we’re highlighting the “why” and the “where” of recent corporate relocations. We’ll start by showing you the factors in today’s business environment that are motivating these companies to move. Then, we’ll highlight four trending U.S. destinations for corporate relocations, including who’s moved recently—and why. […]

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Trend Watch: U.S. Government Jobs Overseas

As an approved Transportation Service Provider through the GSA’s Centralized Household Goods Traffic Management Program (CHAMP), DeWitt Move Worldwide works closely with several government agencies to move their employees overseas. We have years of experience helping people relocate for U.S. government jobs – all over the world. If your company is also an approved TSP—or planning to get involved with government moves—we wanted to share some trends in the marketplace when it comes to U.S. government jobs overseas. By recognizing these trends early, you can be extra prepared for future projects that might cross your desk. First, federal hiring is up overall. The Bureau of […]

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12 Customs Rules That Can Cause Big Issues with Your International Move

When it comes to international relocations, we have a saying here at DeWitt Move: “It’s the little things that make a huge difference.” Nowhere is this more evident than in the customs clearance process. Whether you’re coming from an international destination and clearing back into the U.S. or clearing local customs when moving abroad, getting the procedures and documentation right is crucial. If you fail to declare a restricted item or forget a crucial piece of paperwork—such as the inventory list for the wine you’re shipping—your container could be held up for weeks. To give you a taste of the kinds of rules you might encounter during an international relocation, we talked to our experts. They gathered some […]

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