Chengdu, China, June 04, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Maersk, the world's top logistics company, announced that its biggest global shared service center located in Chengdu Tianfu Software Park had owned 1100 employees already when the newly established location was officially launched on March 24, 2010, 5 months after signing an investment agreement with Chengdu HI-Tech Zone. “Our employees are expanding sharply, the total employees will exceed 2000 this year,” Shaowei, senior director, Maersk global shared service center China said.
Maersk Group combined its two companies in Chengdu Tianfu Software Park, Maersk global shared service center and Damco customer service center. “The Shared service center was originally planned for 400 employees, while now 100 newcomers arrive each month, the center will reach 1200 people in the end of this year,” Shaowei said.
Four Cities’ Competition, Maersk Finally Chose Chengdu
During the financial crisis, in order to further reduce operational cost, Maersk closed the Guangzhou center and looked for another city to relocate. Chengdu, Chongqing, Wuhan and Xi’an were selected as objectives for new center’s location, after a series of cruel competition, eventually, Chengdu, due to its high efficient government approvals brought Maersk's final decision:
Chengdu Has Become Top Choice For US Investors, Huge Market Potential Is The Strongest “Impetus.”
Chengdu has been nominated as the number one target city in China for business expansion, according to the 2009 China Business Report released，by American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, this is the third year that Chengdu has been thus nominated.
As the operator of this Software Park, Tianfu Software Park Co., Ltd. offers a whole range of services to best support the development of the company in the park, even in Chengdu. Those services range from office facilities, recruitment, human resources training, company setup facilitation to outsourcing services. As for the newly established companies, HR recruitment and training service Tianfu Software Park Co., Ltd offers are quit important.