Packing Tips for Moving Office
Moving Office Packing Guide
When you are moving to new offices, you will want to safeguard your valuable office belongings against any damage during transit, and ensure nothing gets forgotten or left behind.
This Office Move Packing Guide has been put together to help you organize a smooth transition to the facility. Companies should always hire a professional Office Moving Company to carry out the safe packing of your office and ensure your office move day goes like clockwork.
Before you Start Packing
Have a de-clutter and clear out anything you won't be needing in the new officeInventory all your office furntiture, IT equipment and storage that is going to the new office. This will help you decide what needs to be recycled, what is going to the new office, and what needs replacingDecide whether any redundant files can be archived off site to save on office space
Discuss with your Office Moving Company any valuable items that require special handlingRemove the ink cartridge from your copier so it doesn't spill during transitDiscuss your new office floor plan with your Office Moving Company so they are clear about where everything is to be unpackedLabel Everything! All IT equipment, cables and PC peripherals need to be labelled and packed with their respective item so that nothing gets lostAs you pack the boxes, write their contents and intended new location on the box. Use color coding labels to help you quickly identify boxes and their location
Keep important documents (insurance, contact numbers, copies of floor plan) printed off and kept safe away from the moveBack up your data and store a copy off site and away from the office moveDistribute keys and entry cards to staff and Office Moving Company before the move day and collect those of your existing office to hand back to the Landlord
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