Is it widely held that KC SS is to be shut down is there any idea how this might occur might it be a gradual drawdown & what if any would be left in the aftermath some say ‘they can’t’ take everything overseas my take is where there’s a will there’s a way follow the $ trail knowledge, comments, ideas all welcomed
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I seriously doubt KC is being shut down, but I know the plan is to move as much of the work as possible overseas. It is understood that not everything can go and those functions will be handled in KC.
Funny automatic assumption is that KC is being shutdown, yet other building (there are 2 in KC) is about to be sublet, and Travel Guard business from Steven's Point is moving to KC. No layoffs were announced and Puleo and his team were just here for 3 days...working on the sublet.
Who might know if there are comparable locations to KC Shared Services either state side or otherwise seems like the most plausible move would be in transferring processes to offshore or overseas sites tapping into cheaper labor markets and we all know cheaper isn’t always a ‘better or improved’ product many of the classic designators have already happened or are in flux/motion as it stands right now & from what’s been written on this site just a matter of when not if KC SS falls off the radar guess time will tell keep us informed of any possible updates
Been in the business a few decades and have seen many transitions. Unfortunately winding down operations at a location is usually done quickly. Especially true if there are other operations centers already performing comparable functions. Also depends if property is owned by AIG or leased. If leased, they'll want out quick or sublet. They'll usually negotiate a short extension if the lease is expiring soon
Asked in another manner what will it look like to shut down a location knowing that you have to get from point A to B in some fashion is it a mass lay-off is it department by department we see things but how to interpret what one sees is another thing one can make there own conclusions without knowing reality thanks