Office Moves Bloemfontein
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Office Moving Tips
Moving offices in Bloemfontein always starts out as an exciting experience. You envision your new office space, all your staff can thrive in your shiny new and well organised office.
Then most people start panicking, you just realised you now have to start planning your office move. This is where Movealong can help.
Office moves normally involves a large number of literal and figurative moving parts. Apart from physical items that needs to be moved, you also need to keep in mind your staff’s happiness, their workflow, everything needs to be re-organized, everyone needs to adjust plus allot more.
Below is a quick list to handle most aspects of your office move!
Choose 1 place / office to organize your office move notes as well as to-do list. Decide where you are keeping all notes like Google Drive where al relevant staff has access
Use the method in Phase 1 above to start organizing your most important documents, like client accounts, invoices, billing, contracts & agreements etc
Your announcement should be comprehensive & tell employees all they will need to know.
- Your new office address
- New office features
- Reason for the move
- Anything else employees needs to know
Get feedback from your employees, this is hugely important so everyone knows what is happenning and what are expected of all staff.
This will also help with planning the new office and will address possible issues like:
- Changing workspace needs
- Equipment needs (like replacing broken screens)
- Seating changes
- Workstyle preferences
- Design wish items or recommendation
Take note of phone systems to be moved, internet, printers, servers etc al should be planned well ahead and communicated with the relevant companies
Establishing a set budget taking into consideration all aspects like possible overtime for staff packing or helping with to-do lists. Possible new items needed for the office, paying a moving company to do the move etc
Start packing all the non-essential items like archives as this will also save on costs as staff can do this during office hours
While you have started packing already this is also a good time to make 100% sure well ahead of time that you have enough packaging materials like boxes, bubble wrap, tape, labels etc
Make sure you choose a reputable moving company, with decent reviews and great pricing!
Think about getting in a cleaning service the day after your move taking pressure of you to make sure offices are properly cleaned
Be their bright and early, preferable before the moving companyshows up to make sure everything is 100% ready
Check that all boxes are properly labeled so you know where boxes goes when arriving at your new office
Check that all utilities are disconneccted and moved to the new office where needed
Supervise offloading to make sure all items like desks, chairs, boxes etc goes exactly where you want them to go
Once the move are done you can start properly organize your new office, exciting times!