MOVE Guides expand services by acquiring Polaris Global Mobility

Relocation management company MOVE Guides has announced its acquisition of Polaris Global Mobility. The deal is aimed at creating an end-to-end global mobility management solution.

MOVE Guides, which powers worldwide workforce mobility management, today announced it has acquired Polaris Global Mobility.The combination allows the MOVE Guides to create the first complete global mobility management (GMM) platform, which makes it possible for companies and individuals to work everywhere, connecting relocation logistics, expatriate management, tax and payroll, and immigration data. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Based in Bellevue, Washington, Polaris is centered in expatriate management solutions. Polaris has a 16-year history delivering assignment management, tax and payroll for international companies with their proprietary tax engine covering 100+ countries. This, combined with MOVE Guides relocation management, employee experience and data science, gives companies a strategic advantage, eliminating cumbersome spreadsheet management, fragmented systems, and data silos to provide unprecedented visibility into workforce mobility programs.As companies are now recognising the importance of employee engagement and satisfaction in global mobility, in response GMM technologies are providing the most hassle-free experience for employees as well as an efficient, single source of truth solution for HR teams.

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Peggy Smith, president and CEO of Worldwide ERC®, “MOVE Guides has a keen sense of the direction that global mobility and workforce management is moving, and this acquisition is further evidence of their innovation in meeting the needs of modern business.“Together, MOVE Guides and Polaris leverage their strengths – bringing both efficiency and scale to meet global enterprise needs.”Existing customers will see no immediate change in their platform or service as the MOVE Guides and Polaris teams work to integrate the two into a single, unified platform.“The Polaris team brings exceptional expatriate management, tax and payroll domain experience, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to MOVE Guides,” said Brynne Kennedy, MOVE Guides CEO and founder. “Combining our leading-edge solutions under a single umbrella will enable us to deliver the best-in-class, future-ready global mobility management platform to addresses emerging customer needs, provide unprecedented employee support and business growth opportunities for our customers.” To learn more about MOVE Guides’ global mobility support solutions, visit www.moveguides.com.
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