Whilst moving office can be an incredibly exciting time, it can also be a stressful one. As well as the usual hassles which come with moving from one building to another, there is also the extra pressure of keeping disruption to a minimum so that business is not affected. To ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible on the day, we recommend taking the following steps:
- Take measurements well in advance
Unlike moving house, moving office requires items to be unpacked quickly for productivity to be resumed as soon as possible. It’s therefore important to have planned the new office layout ahead of time and to have ordered any necessary new furniture to have arrived on or by the moving day.
- Have a packing plan
Again, organisation is key. Staff need to be fully briefed about when they should pack up their equipment. Suitable packaging also needs to be provided well in advance if employees are responsible for their own equipment being packed. Some companies opt for a professional company to provide a packing service for them instead to ensure that all goods are safely packed away. Make sure all boxes are clearly labelled so they are put in the right place at the new premises.
- Remember to tell customers your new address
It goes without saying that customers need to be informed you’ve moved office. As the moving day will be hectic, informing them beforehand is a good idea. You could also schedule reminders to be posted on social media or in a newsletter on the move day itself.
AR Removals provide commercial removal services to businesses throughout Yorkshire and the surrounding areas. We work with companies to ensure that removals are as stress-free, with the least amount of disruption to office productivity as possible. For more information or to get a free, no obligation quote please contact us on 01924 371164.