International Transition Team

Companies looking to set up operations in Nebraska or make foreign investments may have special issues related to the aspect of conducting international business. The Nebraska Department of Economic Development has assembled the International Transition Team, a group of private-sector representatives, to help make companies’ entry into the U.S. and Nebraska as smooth and trouble-free as possible. Having their input from the initial planning stages can be a valuable resource that leads to success in this important market.

Areas of assistance:

Financial Transactions

International money management, incoming and outgoing foreign wire transfers, foreign check clearing, foreign exchange spot and forward contacts, international trade services, import and export letters of credit, import and export documentary collections, open account trade payments, and foreign receivable insurance.

Relocation of Employees

City orientation, home and school location services, transportation, utilities, household goods moving service, intercultural training, language assistance and training, temporary living arrangements, and spouse employment assistance.

Immigration Assistance

Coordination of the visa/work permit process, sponsorship matters, employer compliance with U.S. immigration laws, specialized visas including investor visas and  permanent residence efforts.

Tax Concerns

Tax consulting and preparation service, issues related to foreign workers, expatriate workers, and foreign-based revenue.


Industry experts’ assistance with optimal logistics designs, including import routes, U.S. distribution, and warehouse options.

Human Resources

Expert local human resources and operations managers knowledgeable and familiar with working with U.S. companies and bridging local business and cultural practice gaps.

Construction / Engineering

International planning, architecture, engineering, and interior design services.

While the International Transition Team can offer assistance in these areas and many more, only the most appropriate representatives will be available based on each company’s specific needs and interests.

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