Relocating overseas requires a lot of organizing, planning, time, patience, and perhaps even determination may be required at some point. Relocation to India, however, could mean you need specific assistance with packaging, shipping, and other documentation. Moving overseas could also be personal or even relocating a business. Here are some tips on how to manage your international relocation smoothly.
Checklist for the Relocation of Household Goods and Personal Effects
Make a checklist of things that needs to be done and can access from your mobile phone. With the use of modern technology, you can use smart phone apps to plan out your checklist which will sync each time you add something new. This way you don’t have to carry a notebook around and worry about it getting misplaced. You can also easily use the list to search for items you need in India, on your phone.
Sort Out All the Required Documentation
Get in touch with everyone who send you important correspondence and inform them that you are relocating. This could include banks, insurance firms, and the Australian tax office. Since the Australia post’s notification service is free, you can easily fill in the relocation details online.
Shipping your Personal Belongings
If you are permanently relocating overseas, it is important to find a very good shipping company to transport all your belongings. Professional shipping companies such as Transco Cargo do Shipping to India. It is always best to get a quotation along with all the customs requirements prior to finalizing the packing list. For details on shipping dates to India via Transco cargo, visit here.
Relocating your Business
Relocating a business is far more complex than relocating a home. There will be a lot of legal documentation and operational transfers that require adequate planning.
Not every business is easily transferable to another country. If you have an online business in operation, it would be an easier setup. But in any case, if it’s a bigger operation, it will require careful planning to ensure your business fits in comfortably with the Indian culture and its country’s business norms.
Other details you may need to look into would be;
- If your industry is well established in India
- If you are still able to maintain relationships with existing customers from India
- If your business has a good market presence and connects well with the people and culture in India
Shipping your Business Goods
There may be certain machinery, equipment, files that require to be transferred to India. With a reliable and professional shipping company like Transco Cargo, you should be able to send your business materials across to India with minimum hassle.
Always ensure you label your business goods under categories and numbers along with your packing list to make sure you have less to deal with, once you arrive to India. Your shipping company will also ensure all goods pass through customs and are received well on time to set up your business.