ASEAN stands for Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It was created in 1967 by five founding countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. A few more nations signed on eventually. Brunei Darussalam joined in 1984, Vietnam joined in 1995, Lao PDR and Myanmar joined in 1997, Cambodia joined in 1999. So at the moment, there are total of 10 nations that make up ASEAN.
Does your company want to operate in multiple countries? If so, you might ask yourself, “why do I need to take translation services seriously?”
Can you imagine a foreign company expanding to the USA and not having their customer-facing material or their website in proper English? If this seems unprofessional & unprepared, then it will also be unprofessional & unprepared for your organization to expand to another country and not be able to properly communicate
What do you do when there are more than 6,000,000 million words to be processed by human translators in a short period of time? EPIC Translations was selected to provide its document translation services for this massive project that had to be completed within 6 weeks.
Companies that wanted to expand to other countries not only exported their products and services, but also their managerial human resources. This practice provided a sense of assurance that corporate policies of virtually all areas of business such as customer service, and sales and marketing were consistent with the corporate expectations.
This method of doing business in a foreign land might have worked in the yesteryears, but is simply unrealistic in the current global political and business climate.