Office movers installing a workstation during move servicesRed Thread Move Services

When thinking about a workplace move, don’t overlook enlisting the help of an experienced office moving company. Seasoned office movers are a key strategic asset in ensuring a smooth transition for your organization.

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, or struggling with the burden of daily inter-office moves, we can help. Red Thread has experience handling moves from a few to 2,000 people as quickly as over a weekend.

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Our Move Management Team works diligently throughout the client engagement to ensure we understand, document and communicate the essential information for a successful move.

1. Planning – Define the scope, budget and schedule.

2. Communication – Pre-move protocols for packing, labeling, and what to expect on move day.

3. Wayfinding – Color coded floor plans, placards and directional signage guide the move team.

4. Closeout – Onsite final inspection and punch list resolution.

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WHAT WE MOVE

Our trained office move professionals have experience moving everything in your workplace:

• Personal items
• Furniture
• AV Technology
• IT Technology
• Computers
• Printers

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WHAT MAKES US DIFFERENT

We aren’t your typical office mover! Our team excels at ensuring your new workplace is fully functional on day one.

• Uninstall / reinstall furniture
• Disconnect / reconnect technology
• AV System Certification
• Technology Asset Recycling

Planning an Office Move

Business relocations are complex, time-consuming projects that can have a major impact on productivity—and your bottom line—if not managed correctly. The following actionable steps help to ensure a successful transition and set a strong foundation for positive change.

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RESOURCE GUIDE

Use our Office Move Project Plan to:

  • Uncover best practices for every move phase (planning, pre-move, move, and post-move)
  • Obtain examples to guide your process
  • Get an office move checklist and timeline for ensuring every step is covered

Download the Office Move Project Plan

1. Planning Phase:
  • Develop your key move team members
  • Schedule a site review with your office moving company to develop a move plan
  • Meet with end users in each department to determine what will be archived, donated, recycled, shredded or moved
  • Plan out several clean days well in advance
  • Create a move timeline, project schedule and initial budget
  • Create color-coded and numbered floor plans to document the move process
2. Pre-Move Phase:
  • Lead small groups or teams to tour the new space and build excitement
  • Communicate the schedule/plan to all who are affected by the move
  • Appoint a move concierge to answer any questions before, during and after the move
  • Have weekly move meetings with key move team members and share project notes as issues arise
  • Provide packing centers with extra boxes, tape and markers
  • Provide protocols for packing, for example; don’t overload boxes (keep them less than 30 lbs), label your boxes with the your name, team, floor # and workspace #, and color code boxes by department
  • Reiterate company policies for discarding or digitizing documents
  • Develop a move-in booklet for each employee that shares a floorplan, design intent and protocols for the new space
3. Move Day
  • Have a move concierge at the new space to answer questions
  • Have directional signage posted to help guide employees
  • Have a welcome breakfast and “thank you for your patience” gift waiting for employees at their new desks
  • Set up a “help desk” for any small changes that need to take place
  • Have training available for any new technology
4. Post Move
  • Host a celebration of your successful move!
  • Make training content and tools available to employees on the company intranet
  • Consider administering a post-move survey to employees to asses the new space

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