Moving tips & advice: Business and office relocation
When preparing for an office move you will first need to know your moving date before contacting a business removals specialist. The office removals firm will need to know which items you will be moving and also where the items will be placed in your new location, they will also need to know about any access issues narrow staircases, parking permits or restrictions. Also let the moving company know if there are any loading docks, elevators or if your building has double or single doors to the front or rear.
Having a detailed schedule in place and floor plans will help to make everyone's job easier including your own. You will normally have the choice to use cardboard boxes or renting plastic crates for packing up equipment and paper work for your office move. Some office removal firms may offer to loan the crates at no cost if they themselves are moving you.
Some industrial business moves may require more specific expertise:
Hazardous materials - chemicals, fuel, paints, solvents, aerosol products, gas containers,
Extremely large or heavy items machinery - pianos, commercial kitchen equipment, large electronic equipment, safes.
Specialist computer equipment - computer storage devices or servers, large screens and monitors.
If any of the above apply to your corporate removals or if there are any other circumstances that might increase the degree of difficulty for your office relocation, be sure to address them as soon as possible and bring it to the attention of your business mover. If overlooked some items may cause the cost to increase or result in delays for your move.
Most professional movers will offer a complete packing service or assist with special packing requirements. Some business moving companies may ask that your employees pack their own belongings, this will normally be office desk contents, important files and their own personal items and have their boxes marked with the name of staff it belongs to.
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