Sometimes it takes a while for a start up or fledgling firm to find their permanent address. In the meantime, small tech companies have to relocate from one address to the next in order to meet budgetary or space needs. What’s involved in making this happen?
“When we started our business, I thought we’d be in Boston forever,” Jennifer said. “But the incentives some other states are offering to companies like mine made the decision to move easy. What’s not easy is moving all of our equipment.” The biotech startup has lots of fragile technology to move. “I knew this wasn’t a DIY job,” Jennifer said with a laugh, “because I am also packing up and moving everything in my home. So I looked for expert shipping services in Eastern MA.“
Tips for Shipping Computers, Servers, & Other Business Tech
Prepare a complete inventory prior to the move
“Before I called to get a quote for moving our computers, servers, copiers, and all the other equipment, I made a thorough list of what was involved. Some of our specialized manufacturing equipment, I also took measurements and weight from the specs.” Jennifer said. “This made getting an accurate quote from the shipping service easier and faster.”
Check into building permissions and rules
Some innovation centers, collaborative workspaces, and commercial buildings have specific rules about when and how moves can be conducted. It is a good idea to know where moving companies are allowed to park, which elevators and staircases are approved for their use, and if there are any restrictions as to days or times when moves are allowed.
Solidify your timeline
The best shipping services in Eastern MA will coordinate the entire delivery of your computer, servers, and other manufacturing technology to meet your desired pickup and delivery dates. The more detail you can provide in advance for these dates, the easier the move becomes.