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Successfully Relocating Your Office

by | May 2, 2019

Relocating your office requires intense planning and preparation in order for it to be successful. Not only do you have to manage all of the items in your office, but you also have to ensure all of your employees are on the same page. The good news is office moving companies exist to make your office relocation successful. The best companies will handle all of the logistics, so all you have to worry about is working with your employees and taking care of other issues regarding your office move. Here are some tips for successfully relocating your office.

Compare Your Current Office With The New Office

Take inventory of all of your furniture, files and other items in your office first and foremost. Then when you look at your potential new office, you need to make sure there’s enough space for it all. Simply looking at the square footage online isn’t a good indicator, since the space may be accounted for differently. The worst thing that can happen is your office movers don’t have enough space to put all of your items in the new office.

Develop A Plan For Your Employees

Getting all of your employees on the same page could end up being the most challenging part of your office relocation, depending on the size of your organization. Put together a comprehensive itinerary for your employees so the proper expectations are set. You could even go as far as creating a checklist for each person to follow when packing to ensure the office movers know exactly what to do with each item.

Notify Important Parties Of Your Address Change

While your office relocation is in process, you need to remember to inform clients, partners and other important parties about your address change. Have your mail forwarded to your new address as soon as you get the keys, so the delay won’t be as extensive. This will help eliminate some headaches when you get to your new office.

Use A Professional Office Relocation Service

Sorting through office moving companies can be time consuming, but well worth it when you find the right one. Just like you need to set expectations with your employees, you also need to set expectations with your office movers. Your movers are willing to abide by any special requests you may have and should work with you to ensure the best possible moving experience.

Imlach & Collins Brothers knows a thing or two about office relocations. We’ve helped hundreds of companies move their offices and have built a solid reputation as being a part of the Atlas Van Lines network for more than 60 years. If you’re getting ready to move your office to another location, contact us today to see how we can help you move more efficiently.

 

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