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Office Moving Checklist - it's all in the planning

Office Moving Checklist

Organizing your office move is all about ensuring nothing gets left behind and that everything reaches your new office on time (and in one piece!). It's also about risk management - ensuring that your business does not suffer any costly delays, downime or disruption throughout the entire office move process. The Office Moving Checklist is the easiest way to organize your office move so that everything gets done smoothly, within budget and on time.

Hiring the right Office Moving Company

It's a given that a successful office move requires a combination of preparation and office move planning. But a smooth and successful move will also need you to work with the right office moving company.

The cause of many mis-managed office moves is through businesses trying to cut corners by hiring the cheapest mover they can - rather than the most appropriate and experienced office mover for the situation. The result of going cheap and inexperienced can be downtime and business interruption. This is disastrous. Why? Because downtime and interruption results in lost productivity and lost revenue.

We spend our lives interacting with Tenants and a question we always ask them is "when you next move office will you re-hire the same moving company that did your last office move?" The answer is clear and unequivocal. It's nearly always a 'NO' if they used a residential mover and 'YES' if they hired an office moving specialist. Funny that!

Whenever a business moves office it is a paramount to hire an experienced moving company that specializes in office moves. But a moving company is a moving company - isn't it? No they're not - in the same way that a Doctor is not a Doctor (remind me the last time you signed up for surgery from a Doctor that specialized in Jungle Diseases). I hope that analogy makes the point clear!

Professional office moving companies will be able to help you minimize any downtime and reduce the possibility of any damage to your possessions. Furthermore, they will also be able to add value to your office move by offering you additional office move solutions (the most obvious being storage).

Office Moving Companies use the latest equipment, techniques, packaging and vehicles to ensure that your office is moved within your office moving budget, right on time and with minimal business disruption.

They are professionals. Their staff are highly trained and they will safeguard the packing of your valuable office equipment, your IT infrastructure (computers, servers, copiers, faxes) and ensure that all items are transferred and correctly re-assembled in your new office safely & securely.

Office Moving Top Tips:

  • Use this definitive Office Moving Checklist to ensure that your office move goes like clockwork
  • Best practice says that you should always get 3 office moving quotes.
  • This will allow you to make an informed choice best on value and service offered by the different office moving companies.
  • Get free Office Moving Quotes now from independently sourced moving companies.


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