As a business owner, your number one priority is making sure that your employees are productive, and when you are using commercial movers to relocate your business, you can be sure that there will be very little lost productivity. In fact, if you are only moving a short distance, you can probably get through the move with hardly any interruption to your employees at all, as long as you have planned out the move well in advance and your employees are prepared for the disruptions. The right movers can make moving your company as stress-free as possible, and you won't have to do much of anything, except for your regular job. There is no need to supervise professional movers who know what they are doing.
Telecommuting and Other Assignments
Unless you are relocating a huge company, it should only take a day or so to relocate your business. How are you going to keep your employees productive during this time? There are a number of things that your employees can do to stay busy, even if they are not able to do their regular jobs. Many employees may be able to telecommute and work from home, so they are still getting everything done. Or, you could give your employees different assignments for the day. For instance, if you have more than one location, you could have them doing jobs at the other location until the move is complete.
Getting the Help You Need
If you are planning to relocate your business, you should start talking to representatives from various commercial movers at least 6 months prior to the move day. You need to get quotes and find out which companies are offering the best services at the best rates. You should try to find a company that can provide you with a moving project manager. This person will provide you with a quote for services and help you to prepare for the move so that there are as few disruptions to your business as possible. You will also learn about things such as moving insurance and liability information, and also create a customized plan for relocating your company as quickly as possible.
Making money is the ultimate goal of any business owner, and when you are in the process of moving your business, you want to ensure that you continue to make money. When you are using a reputable moving company, you can be sure that your business move is going to be taken care of professionally and quickly.
John Lusardi, Vice President/Partner