Archive for March, 2013

March 31st, 2013  Posted at   Business

The title of this article might be confused some of you because you hardly encounter and using hydraulic tools everyday because this kind of tool is actually pretty helpful around the house although the most common usage is around the industrial and automotive sites. Even if the hydraulics is available for household usage, the capacity or the size of the hydraulic tools are not as large as the hydraulics for industrial usage. It is understandable why the hydraulic tools are largely used in the industrial areas instead of the common household because the hydraulics is helping those industries to save energies, especially the electricity energies.

For those who are working in the industries and automotive sites, they know that the power units that supply the power for the production floors and other departments are relying on the hydraulics. Hydraulic power units are consisting of reservoir, hydraulic pump, and a motor. It is commonly known that the power units are taking a lot of energies to drive the hydraulics, but when it is already turn on, the energy consume can be but down by half of it. One unique fact about hydraulic tools is they are creating high pressure in considerably small area.

Perhaps the closest usage of hydraulic tools in our everyday life is when you driving by a big rig or big trucks. You can hear some kind of hissing every time the drivers are stepping on the brake pedal and that is because the brake system is equipped with hydraulic unit to provide better brake pace. If you able to sum up, the usage of hydraulic tools are various and not only at the industrial and automotive sites, but also at fields like meat processing site, agriculture tools and machineries, government or military field, construction sites, aerospace departments, material handling, and even on the oil spill clean up project.

March 26th, 2013  Posted at   Business

If you plan to start a new business in Thailand, yet you do not need a physical location here and you would like to save money on rent, then virtual offices in Thailand are certainly a great way to start. One of the most important benefits of these offices is that they allow you to get in-depth knowledge regarding how business is done in this country before you decide to establish a business presence here.

No matter if you already have a start-up business or you plan to start one in the near future, virtual office packages certainly come in handy if you are on a budget (and not only!). Another important advantage of these unconventional offices is that they allow you to run a business in a cost-effective, time-effective and hassle-free manner, without having to establish a physical presence in the country.

What Does a Virtual Office Package Include?

There is a wealth of companies that provide virtual office services, and their packages are generally tailored to meet the individual needs of every customer. Generally speaking, the core benefits involve a renowned Thai address that can be mentioned on business cards and can be used to receive your postal mail, high-quality operational savings which involves very low risks when setting up a new business in Thailand and business address and phone set-up – the latter option usually takes less than 24 hours to be up and running.

In addition to this, companies that specialize in virtual offices also provide a secretary that will deal with answering and forwarding your calls (generally the number of calls is limited, but you can extend it for an extra fee), security service like CCTV, various software and applications for your smart phone, free access to meeting facilities or workshops and such. For extra fees, business owners can add various other services to the package, such as administrative services (on request only). The monthly price for a virtual office setup rarely exceeds $100, which is considerably lower compared to the monthly cost of a land-based office, plus the price for the bills, the salary of your secretary and such. You can save up to $1000 or even more by choosing a reputable Thai business that specializes in virtual offices.

Conclusion

To sum it up, it must be said that these satellite offices are not only a cost-effective solution for starting your business, but it is also a great way to get a deeper insight into the market in Thailand, to test the waters and see whether this is the most convenient location to start a business. Basically, just as the name implies, virtual offices can operate even when you are not physically there, which means that you do not have to buy expensive flight tickets and you benefit from technical support on hand. No matter if you want to kick in a new business branch or you are just looking for a renowned address on your business card, these offices are certainly a great choice and an investment that will pay off in the long run.

March 6th, 2013  Posted at   Small Business

The term family business is a business which has been passed down from generation to generation and it is not easy to pass this business down because some family members are having their very own opinion on how the business should be running. So, how the family business is able to stand through the test of time today? No matter which field that the family business is running, there are some reasonable tips that some family businesses are willing to share and those family businesses have been gone through some of the worst moments and they endure up to this day.

The very tip that the family businesses has to share is to run the business based on their father or their predecessors’ philosophy. Without those values of philosophy, there is no way the family business could stand and endure the test of time. All the family businesses are started as small business and running a small business is basically the same with any other business where you have to be brave and ready to take chances and understand the risk. Speaking about the risk, the most possible risk that every business has to bear is the risk of lost which could be caused by many factors.

Once you get the values of philosophy from the predecessors, the next tip is that you have to make sure that you have someone from your bloodline to continue the business although the fact is that some of the bloodlines or offspring might not show any interest to involve in the family business. One of the most popular support talks to get the attention of the young generations is by saying that the family business is the family legacy which should be kept so the next generations are able to enjoy the fruit of their predecessors’ labor.