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How to Prepare Your Hotel, Restaurant, or Retail Store for a Smooth FF&E Installation

Installing new furniture, fixtures, and equipment acts as the finishing touch on a renovation project. It’s that final piece of the puzzle, which creates a polished, professional space where your team can work, one to which you can welcome customers with pride. Naturally, you’d want this phase to go as smoothly as possible. After working with all kinds of operations across the island—retail stores, hotels, restaurants, military bases, and offices—we’ve put together a list of five things you can do to set the stage for a flawless FF&E installation and save yourself both time and stress. Let’s dive in! 1. Prep Your Team and Get […]

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7 Things You Can Now Ship to Guam—Easily

We’ve all been there: You’ve got an online shopping cart, loaded up with exactly what you want. During checkout, you arrive at the “Shipping Address” section, enter Guam as the state, and hold your breath. Then, you let it out in a frustrated sigh as the dreaded red letters appear on the screen: Sorry, this item is not available to ship to Guam. Alternatively, if you don’t get this message, you might instead watch in horror as the cost of your order literally doubles with shipping costs and delivery surcharges. Let’s face it. There are a lot of wonderful things about living in Guam. Coordinating […]

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Why Moving Freight Around Guam Is Different Than Anywhere Else

As 15,000 Instagram posts with the hashtag #OnlyonGuam suggest, there are plenty of things unique to the island. As our Tamuning-based team will tell you, this idea extends to many aspects of what we do at DeWitt Guam, including moving freight around the island. To give you a few examples of how moving freight around Guam might be a little different than in other destinations, we’ve put together a quick list for you. Whether you’re interested in Guam trucking—or you simply want to deepen your understanding of how logistics on Guam work—we’ll walk you through a couple of the challenges we encounter, as well as […]

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Stay Prepared During Typhoon Season by Understanding Guam’s Conditions of Readiness

Two factors make it important for Guam residents to keep themselves in a constant state of readiness where tropical cyclones are concerned: Tropical storms and typhoons can affect Guam any time of year, although they’re most likely from late June through December. In the days just before a storm is likely to hit, supplies can get low quickly, so if you keep your emergency store stocked throughout the year, you’re more likely to have what you need, when you need it. Your best tool for staying informed and prepared when it comes to storms are Guam’s Conditions of Readiness, which you will hear referred to […]

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A Closer Look at Guam’s Pandemic Condition of Readiness (PCOR) System

On April 30, 2020, Guam adopted the Pandemic Condition of Readiness (PCOR) system. This four-tiered approach, set out in the Guam Recovery Panel of Advisors’ Chalan Para Hinemlo plan, establishes the criteria for the lifting of mandates and restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While the PCOR system may be new, the concept is not. In establishing the PCOR, the government of Guam adapted the familiar four-level approach of the Typhoon Condition of Readiness (TCOR) system for preparing for the arrival of a tropical storm or typhoon. Ultimately, the PCOR system and the accompanying Chalan Para Hinemlo (“Road to Recovery”) plan, has four […]

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