Of all the places around the world to work, China is in a category all by itself. While it is still a communist country, it felt as if I was in any other Asian capitalistic country, with a few exceptions, of course.
When traveling overseas, without proper preparation before you go can make your trip a living nightmare. Here are just a few of my tips for project managers, or really anyone, traveling overseas:
We are certainly living in a global economy in 2014. The world is getting much smaller because of the internet and ever-increasing advancements in technology. Due to the ease of communications and travel today, more and more U.S.-based companies are considering or making preparations for international expansion. Of course, operating in a different or multiple countries, each with distinct transportation guidelines and customs procedures – not to mention the actual freight process, whether by air or by sea – can be a daunting task.