Plus Relocation opens new operational centre in Shanghai

A relocation services provider is to open a new operational centre in Shanghai. The centre is to provide support for the huge numbers of international assignees and expats who travel to China.

Shanghai city centre at sunrise
Plus Relocation is announcing the opening of a new operational center in Shanghai, focused on finance and supply chain management. Launching this wholly foreign-owned enterprise (WFOE) in China represents the latest step in the company’s ongoing strategy to establish a presence in key locations around the world, to better serve the evolving needs of clients and their mobile employees.

Providing relocation services in China

The Shanghai location will help Plus seamlessly process payments and invoices for activity within China, where strict financial regulations can make moving money a challenge for outside companies.Additionally, the new location brings Plus even closer to its supply chain, so the company can continue to ensure its clients are working with the best possible service partners.  The physical presence in China is a positive step for Plus.Plus, which provides customised mobility solutions across the world, opened in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1968. Plus expanded into London in 2011, and then opened a Hong Kong location in 2013. The new Shanghai operational center further supports and enhances the company’s tri-regional service model.
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Shanghai a popular destination for expats

“We are a company that is growing globally,” Plus CEO Susan Schneider said. “Our new Shanghai location continues that journey, and expands upon our already strong presence in the APAC region.”“China is a huge destination for international assignees and expats,” Schneider said. “We want to help our clients send people there and throughout the region, and our new Shanghai location is a critical asset toward that goal.”Plus’s Shanghai office is led by Emily Fang, regional finance manager, and Eddie Ma, global supply chain manager. This talent collectively brings invaluable local expertise, and will help Plus and its clients conduct business in China.“Plus was already a global company, but this operational center further expands our reach and capabilities,” Schneider added. “We’re all excited to be in Shanghai.”For related news and features, visit our Mobility Industry section.Relocate’s new Global Mobility Toolkit provides free information, practical advice and support for HR, global mobility managers and global teams operating overseas.Global Mobility Toolkit download factsheets resource centreAccess hundreds of global services and suppliers in our Online DirectoryClick to get to the Relocate Global Online Directory  

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