Moving to a new office can be a difficult process. There are many different factors that can affect the relocation, such as the type of building, the number of employees, and any of their specific needs. It can be a daunting task to get everything set up and running smoothly in a new environment.
The benefits of a successful office move can often outweigh the downsides. Not only will you have more space, but you will have an opportunity to update your office design and layout to fit your business needs better.
An office move is usually necessary when employees outgrow their current space or it has been decided that they need more space for expansion in order to accommodate growth in their company’s personnel numbers or in company revenue.
At Mems 20, we want to inform our readers about the ways in which they can improve their manufacturing solutions and ensure high quality materials and flow in production and work facilities. An important aspect that goes into these processes, is choosing the right office, and making the move smoothly once it proves necessary, as a result of some of the reasons in the above paragraph.
To find out more about what we need to think about during the moving process itself, we reached out to one of our most avid readers, Butrint Iseni, who is the CEO of Majoren Flyttebyrå – one of the biggest moving companies in Oslo, Norway. Based on our conversation with him, here are some tips on what to think about when moving to a new office.
How to Prepare for Your Move
Moving offices is always a long and exhausting process. You need to plan for all the things that you will need before the move, including packing, logistics, storage, what you need to do with the company’s belongings after the move.
It’s good to start preparing for your the as early as possible! Here are some tips on how to prepare for moving offices before it even happens:
- Look at the date of the company’s. If it is expiring in less than one year, you should start packing up now so that there’s plenty of time to find a new office and plan the logistics.
- Start packing up important items; not everything can be moved at once and it’s better to pack lighter things first.
- Research rankings and choose the best moving company that will not only bring your stuff cheaply, but without damaging it.
What Types of Moving Services are Available to Make Your Move Easier?
There are many types of moving services to make your move easier.
The most obvious service you will need to help you move to a new office, is a moving company. You can choose whether to do the packing yourself, or the company should do it. Many choose the full-service option that moving companies often have. It includes packing, loading, unloading, and everything in between.
In addition to getting help with the moving process itself, you can also ask some moving companies to do move-in/move-out cleaning for you. This is a nice side-service that lets you free up time and effort so you can focus on establishing yourself in your new office. Butrint Iseni himself said that one of their most popular services is move-in/move-out cleaning (you can learn more about it on their webpage Flyttevask Oslo).
Moving Supply Checklist – What You Need for Your Office Move
In case you’re performing the move on your own, one of the most critical things is to have a detailed checklist. This moving supply checklist would include packing materials, protective clothing, cleaning supplies, shrink wrap, tape measurer, office furniture, and equipment removal tools – basically, anything that goes into the process of getting your stuff from the old office to the new office.
Packing Tips – How to Pack Furniture and Other Items The Right Way For Your Office Move
Before you start packing, you should develop a packing plan. This plan helps you to identify what needs to be packed first and what can wait until later.
Some of the common items that should be packed as soon as possible are those that your company needs on a daily basis. These items include desks, computers, chairs, and other work-related supplies.
You may also want to pack some of your stationary supplies such as pens, paper clips, and adhesive tapes, which might last for up to two weeks without being used.
By following the tips we gleaned from CEO Butrint Iseni of Majoren Flyttebyrå Oslo, you’ll be well on your way to making a successful move to your new office.