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May 21, 2020

Should I DIY My Office Move?

Office MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

In short, no. In more words, let us count the ways.

Moving to a different corporate space in Little Rock is a wonderful thing--it indicates your enterprise is prosperous and expanding. It is also a pain, given that you need to load pretty much everything up and move it to the new place. In tangible terms this means a bit of downtime for the move prep, travel, and setting everything back up in the new place. Additionally, it means more outlay of money during a period when you're already shelling out significant dollars for an office uplift, so you might be drawn to save a little money by packing and moving yourself.

Your Investment Is Worth Professional Packing

Don't attempt to DIY this particular one. Businesses currently operate on modern technology, and the elements of that technology possess a sensitivity which disguises their workhorse functionality. Really the only feasible way you might pack up all your equipment is if you set aside all the original packaging from all your purchases. And also if you understand how to repack in reverse. Be honest--you didn’t, and you probably would not know in case you had.

Ask your accountant the amount you've allocated to computer hardware as well as equipment--that round number could be enough to persuade you that hiring professional movers in Little Rock is definitely worth the price. If it's not, you can ask your insurance company if they'll cover any damages you sustain should you drop your new laptop or 3D printer--they will likely pay for losses, after a significant insurance deductible.

The Professionals Know

Professional office moving companies possess the expertise, materials, and equipment to pack all of the sensitive equipment and not-so-delicate heavy furniture. As you failed to hold on to all the boxes and insulation supplies, you will need more of them to pack and protect all your technology. Professional packers know which materials to utilize and have the means to access industrial products (stuff like shaped cardboard) which supply companies tend not to normally maintain in stock.

They also understand how to create containers, crates, and padding to move the large things, including enormous copiers, appliances, and file cabinets and put them in the trucks securely.

On the subject of trucks. There is an art as well as a science to knowing not only how many you need, but what kind. If you are moving heavy machines, you could possibly need to have a truck with a lift gate in addition to a team who knows how to lift and load without injuring themselves. Then there's the actual loading--packing the cargo space to ensure that not a thing shifts, drops, or breaks throughout transport is a job of engineering best not left to rookies.

Minimize Your Downtime

There'll be inevitable downtime. You'll be able to diminish a bit of that with moving during the weekend, but plan to be offline for at least a couple of days. An office moving company in Little Rock can minimize your downtime further because you won't be taking staff away from their everyday responsibilities or risking personali injury.

You and your team will be a great deal less burdened if you turn the complete move over to a trusted professional office moving company and eliminate a lot of uncalled for stress and time away from work. When the professional movers come in, they have a flow and a system that verifies not a single thing forgotten or left up to the final minute--the coffee pot, hand sanitizers, and also hidden candy stashes are certain to get to the new location secure. How can you tell this will happen? Because they're experts.

The logistics of a corporate move are usually intricate and the whole thing can go off the rails if you miss a detail. Choosing a solid office moving company in Little Rock to manage your move, from helping you set up a timeline to plugging the coffee pot in, is the key to ensuring that you have a smooth move.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distance move.
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