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Office Packing Tips

When the time comes to start packing up your office to prepare to relocate, you need to follow some practical packing tips to help get your office moved from A to B smoothly.

The idea is to start planning as early as possible so that a packing schedule can be incorporated into your moving office timeline.

Start by contacting some local Office Removals Companies to get quotes for your office relocation, and select the company you feel most happy with. Once appointed, they will be able to work with you to devise a suitable packing schedule that will not get in the way of business operations and ensure that your move happens on time.

If you are doing a staged packing schedule, start by packing those files that you don't use on a regular basis, and don't forget that by having a good de-clutter beforehand will ensure that you only take the necessary items with you to the new office.

Pack in a way that you will easily be able to find everything. Label boxes thoroughly, and make sure you know which ones contain items that you need first. If you will be setting up your computer, fax and copier at your new location, use colored stickers so you know which cords plug in which electronics and where. This will save a lot of trial and error, and when staff arrive to start work, everything should be in working order.

Make sure that employees know the packing schedule so they can arrange their workload around the move. Explain to them that things maybe a little chaotic in the week of the move, and to be as accommodating as possible.

Download your Office Packing Checklist here to make sure your office move day goes as smooth as possible.

 

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