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March 6, 2020

Don’t DIY That Office Move: 5 Reasons to Always Hire a Moving Company

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It’s tempting to pack and go as fast as you can when you’re moving your business to new premises. After all, downtime is an expensive affair for any company.

Yet, you can’t afford to rush things during an office relocation. Rather, take some time to plan carefully, and always enlist the services of a professional office moving team.

Here are five reasons why you’ll be so glad you did.

1. Professional Movers Save You Time and Money

An experienced and efficient team of movers is worth every cent you spend on hiring them. They’ll be able to orchestrate your move far quicker than your inexperienced, stressed employees.

A dedicated project coordinator will help fine-tune every aspect of your move, ensuring the least disruption during your corporate move.

Your employees can continue with their daily tasks right up until the last minute, saving you from losing any more revenue than you absolutely have too. They’ll also be back up and running much quicker when you reach your destination. 

2. Attention to Detail

It’s normal for everyone involved to experience stress and anxiety during an office mover. After all, change is one of the most stressful experiences for employees.

Stressed people can’t perform at their best. During a move, that means things are inadvertently left behind, damaged in haste, or packed improperly. 

3. Insurance Benefits

For professional movers, an office move is all in a day’s work. Their calm demeanor ensures all your equipment is expertly packed, labeled, and where it’s meant to be.  

Accidents can happen during any move. That’s why reputable moving companies have insurance for any eventuality. 

If anything does go wrong, you’re assured of a prompt settlement or replacement of your damaged items. There’s no haggling with your own insurance company, and no increased premiums because of your claim.  

4. Sharing the Load

Professional movers have all the equipment, stamina and know-how to move heavy objects safely. You needn’t worry about injuries to yourself or your employees while moving bulky boxes and equipment.

Avoid the liabilities and risks associated with allowing your employees to assist with moving your furniture and equipment by hiring office movers.  

5. Peace of Mind

There’s no doubt that moving is an exceptionally stressful activity. It could take weeks for your employees and operations to get back up to full speed again. 

With a professional team of movers by your side, you’re ensuring that your business and your people undergo the least possible disruption. Thanks to their expertise, you can take it all in your stride and focus on the your office move instead.

You’ll have enough to do while arranging new telephone lines, sorting out the cleaning of both offices, and notifying everyone about your new address too. 

Rather spend your time with these more important aspects of your move and leave the packing and heavy lifting to the pros. 

Start Planning Your Office Relocation Today

When you hire an office moving company to assist with your relocation, it leaves you free to assist your employees with their needs and ensure your business is up and running again as soon as possible. 

Get in touch to chat about your pending office relocation or request a quote online. 

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Customer Reviews

Kay K. December 2021

Barbara Bush Foundation
"I wanted to thank you for sending a great group of men to move us – they were wonderful!"

George B. December 2021

Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers
"I wanted to compliment the crew that you sent to handle our move. The project manager, supervisor and the entire crew did a great job. They were all a pleasure to work with. The team leads kept us informed during the entire process. Every single member of the crew was very respectful, courteous and polite throughout the move. The group worked extremely well with each other and us to address the few curveballs that the space threw at us as far as getting things to fit in some tight areas. Requests to move certain items after they had already been set in place were happily accommodated without any reluctance. The entire crew should be commended."

Mary H. December 2021

American College Health Association
"I can’t say enough about how wonderful the team from OMX was to work with. Every single person involved in the move was helpful, professional, kind, and patient – even when I didn’t have answers to questions that I should have. There were many times throughout our three days together that frustration could have taken over, but the OMX team was always calm and willing to troubleshoot a solution to an unexpected challenge. This is our second move with OMX and I wouldn’t want to do another move without them. A big thank you to your wonderful crew – they’re the best!"

Michael B. November 2021

Law Offices of Brown & Brown
"Everything went great. My coworkers and I were very impressed with the speed, efficiency, and care that was shown by the OMX moving crew."

Midhat P. September 2021

District Capital Partners
"Our move yesterday was great! I don’t think many people can say that about a move but the guys were efficient, communicative, polite, and all around awesome. I really appreciate you making this a smooth process."

Jonathan A. September 2021

Orrick
"Thank you very much for the great service your team provided. We were changing plans and re-thinking things and your team helped us find solutions. Looking forward to working with you again!"

Tom K. September 2021

Visit Alexandria
"I wanted to let you know what a great job your crew did yesterday. Just really warm, helpful and efficient. The move went smoothly on both ends and they even added an extra stop for us when requested, and helped our CEO rearrange her office to accommodate a piece of furniture that initially seemed not to fit. Just a great experience all around. I will definitely recommend OMX to others. Well done and thanks!"

George H. September 2021

Mission Square Retirement
"I want to send a special thank you to the entire OMX team. I truly value all of your hard work and excellent customer service! You guys are always willing to go above and beyond. I look forward to having your team back onsite very soon."

Jennifer A. September 2021

Hogan Lovells
"I’ve managed countless moves for Hogan Lovells and this was one of the smoothest moves, if not the smoothest move I have ever been involved with. Trust was the most important factor for choosing OMX. There were a lot of moving parts to our move (things to dispose of, other things to be donated) and OMX handled all of this accurately and easily."

David M. August 2021

US Dept. of Homeland Security
"I have to say your OMX team was unbelievable. They were professional, responsive, hard-working, and above all, they were the best. All of my personnel were grateful for your team’s work. I would highly recommend your company to any agency that has to move. Thank you again."
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