Office Moving Tips
Preparing for your Office Move
It goes without saying that the better prepared you are for your office move, the greater chance you will have of a successful, smooth and profitable relocation.
There's no better way to prepare for your office move than with the Office Moving Checklist. It takes you through every stage of the planning and preparation so you can be sure every task is checked off before your Office Moving Company pack your office up on the big day.
These Office Moving Tips will help you prepare your office in the run up to the office move:
Your Office Moving Company can't be responsible for any of your staff's personal possessions. Inform your staff about this policy so they take their personal possessions (cash, licences, checks etc) home with them. Allocate their office moving crates in advance of the move day so they can pack up their own desk possessions.
On the day of the office move, all workstations should be cleared of any lose items, except for their PC and phones. Ensure you communicate this policy to staff so they know what is expected of them, and they have enough time to pack their belongings away in between carrying out their working duties.
If you have lockable filing cabinets, ensure all files are correctly installed, lock the cabinet and keep the key in the safe place away from any items that are being packed.
All garbage should be removed from your office prior to your Office Moving Company arriving. This gives them a clear "deck" from which to work and ensures your garbage doesn't get packed amongst everything else.
Ensure the Bulding Managers at both locations are aware of your office moving plans, and that clear access has been arranged. Access to the freight lifts will be necessary and also an on-call elevator engineer in case any problems arise.
IT Equipment & Business Phones
Disconnect all PCs and phones from the mains but keep the wire leads plugged in their respective equipment so your Office Moving Company knows which piece of equipment they belong. They will color-code all wires and jacks so that your IT set up in the office will be efficient and quick.
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