Preparing to move an office

Preparing to move an office

When you are preparing to move an office, the most important thing that needs to be kept in mind is to make sure that everything has been planned out well in advance.  Planning is vital and can help you to save a lot of time during the relocation; the less time you spend moving, the more cost efficient the move will be for your firm.

In order to save yourself effort and time, you need to evaluate your upcoming office relocation before you contact your moving company.  This evaluation involves knowing the items that you will be taking with you when you move, where these items will go in your new location, the time and date of your move, parking issues, building access such as freight elevators, loading docks and stairs, and any other crucial requirements.

Having detailed budgets, floor plans and schedules will serve to make the jobs of everyone in your company a lot easier, including your own.  Such a plan should incorporate furniture and the location of employees, plants and anything else you intend to move to your new office location.  Every employee should be given a copy of the plan, which should also be put up in the office on the day of the move to reduce confusion.

It is also vital to familiarize yourself with your new office location.  Measuring the rooms in your new office can be of great assistance when it comes to ensuring that your old office furniture will be able to fit into your new environment.

Gene Salaz