Everything you need to know about your office move.

Business MovingMoving can be a stressful time for any company. Condensing all of the offices and your merchandise or store front into boxes and uprooting to a new location can be nerve racking and downright intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be this way!

Strong College Students Moving aims to make each Office moving experience fun, memorable, enjoyable and most important of all STRESS FREE!!

Local Office Moving Services

Strong College Students MovingAt Strong College Students Moving, “Movers With Knowledge”. We define Local Office Moving Services as any move that takes place within 75 miles of where the office is currently located. Typically these are moves to change to a new area of the city to be closer to your market area, to be in a more central area for marketing or delivery purposes and or just to get a change of scenery. What is your reason for your upcoming local Office move?

Long Distance Office Moving Services

At Strong College Students Moving, “Movers With Knowledge”. We define Long Distance Office Moving Services as any move that is 100 miles or more from where the office is currently located. Typically these are moves to change to a new area within the State, Country or traveling to a new part of the world to be closer to your market area, to be in a more central area for marketing or delivery purposes and or just to get a change of scenery. What is your reason for your upcoming long distance Office move?

About the Offices we service

Home Offices: “Movers with Knowledge” We define Home Office moves as an office that shares its square footage with the home the office is run out of. The typical floor plan for most home office moves is 1-3 offices.

Small Offices: “Movers with Knowledge” We define Small Office moves as an office that shares its square footage with a larger structure usually housing 4-1000s of other businesses each neighboring one another or an individual building with only one office . The typical floor plan for most small offices is 4-6 Offices, Conference room , Breakroom, Reception area, and sometimes a server room or storage space.

Large Offices: “Movers with Knowledge” We define Large Office moves as an office that shares its square footage with a larger structure usually housing 4-1000s of other businesses each neighboring one another or an individual building with only one office . The typical floor plan for most small offices is 7 or more Offices, Conference room , Breakroom, Reception area, and sometimes a server room or storage space.

Commercial Spaces: “Movers with Knowledge ” We define Commercial Spaces as store fronts ,distributions centers, manufacturing centers and restaurants. The typical floor plan for most commercial spaces depends on the business it is for. Clothing stores will typically have a few back offices, sales floor with product, inventory & back storage room, sewing room and sometimes an office for a tailor or work station. Distribution centers usually have a few offices but mainly a floor with machinery for packaging and shipping, storage for product and orders going out or coming in, sales floor with a reception area, small break and or conference room. Manufacturing centers can be identical to distribution centers but have a workshop in addition to the packaging and shipping floor where the product is actually manufactured and then packaged and shipped. Restaurants will have the main floor for customers to sit and dine, the back kitchen and then a few back offices and storage areas.

Warehouses & Storages: “Movers with Knowledge” We define Warehouses & Storages as any enclosure that can house contents for an extended period of time. You have storage facilities where each storage unit shares their square footage with a larger structure usually housing hundreds of units each neighboring one another, most offices store extra products or office furniture in storages until they have time to use them. These facilities can be one story or higher and usually include an elevator with available carts to help transport the items to and from the loading area and storage if they are not indoor then they will typically be outdoor units with drive up access like a garage. Warehouses are typically one open floor plan with areas to store resources or products and then usually a small enclosure that houses 1-5 offices, a reception area/sales floor, Conference room, break room and server room or additional storage area.

Logistics

Logistic movesWhether you use professional movers or do it yourself it is important to keep in mind the logistics of each location you’re moving from and too. Your 10,000 square foot office space on the ground floor might be really easy to move everything out of, but let’s say you were moving into the 14th floor of a high rise office space in the middle of the city. Now you have to factor how elevator restrictions, parking restrictions, long carriers will affect your ability to move everything quickly. These factors can change a move that should have taken half a day into a full day just due to logistics alone.

Home Office Logistics:

One-Three Story Home Office will typically equate to an office or offices within a home that either has actual office space inside the home or a room or area inside the home converted into an office space. These will typically have the client’s personal household possessions intermixed with their office possessions or a house converted into a full office with each room now either an office, reception area, break room, conference room and storage or server room. If the house is multiple stories there will be flights of stairs to get to each landing that items may be on.

Small Office Logistics:

One-Three story Small Office buildings will typically equate to an office or offices being on the first, second or third floor and will involve one to two flights of stairs and parking lot access near the staircases or a long carrier through a court yard or around the building to get to the parking lot.

Four story Office buildings or highrises will have elevators and flights of stairs. Typically the elevator will be shared or reserved for the move. For reserved elevators these will typically take you out to a loading dock where a moving truck or vehicle can be parked to load and offload. Most four story buildings and highrises will have long carriers to and from the elevator on each landing as well as additional time to load the elevator, take it up or down and then offload the elevator, take it to the truck or office and then rinse and repeat.

Large Office Logistics:

One-Three story Small Office buildings will typically equate to an office or offices being on the first, second or third floor and will involve one to two flights of stairs and parking lot access near the staircases or a long carrier through a court yard or around the building to get to the parking lot.

Four story Office buildings or highrises will have elevators and flights of stairs. Typically the elevator will be shared or reserved for the move. For reserved elevators these will typically take you out to a loading dock where a moving truck or vehicle can be parked to load and offload. Most four story buildings and highrises will have long carriers to and from the elevator on each landing as well as additional time to load the elevator, take it up or down and then offload the elevator, take it to the truck or office and then rinse and repeat.

Commercial Spaces Logistics:

One story Commercial Space will typically have access to a loading dock or large door for manufacturing centers and disruption centers, restaurants will have a large back door for getting large carts and appliances into the kitchen as well as the double doors going into the main dining area from the parking lot.

Two – Three story Commercial Space is essentially the same as above but there is an area with flights of stairs involved. For distribution centers and manufacturing centers most of the offices, conference rooms, break rooms, storage and materials used will be on the other floors since the machinery for most of these places will be too heavy to put on higher floors unless elevator or lift access is available. Same goes for restaurants, typically the kitchen will always stay on the ground floor and then you will have additional seating on the higher floors.

Warehouse & Storage Logistics:

Climate controlled storages are your typical indoor storage units within a larger facility. These can have long or short carriers dependent on the storage units location in the facility. They usually entail walking through the building up an elevator if the unit is on another floor through the isles of units until reaching the required storage unit for load or unload. For units on floors besides the ground also include additional time due to having to get all items to the elevator, load the elevator and then take it down, unload the elevator and load in the truck. Many indoor climate controlled storages provide moving carts to make getting contents into and out of the storage a lot more efficient.

Non-climate controlled storages are like rows of garages you can drive up to and get direct access to. These do not usually have long carriers since we can park the truck right next to the unit. Some outdoor units though can lead to interior hallways with smaller units that can create a bit of a long carrier depending on how far in the unit is in relation to the entry point into the back storages. These storages do not usually have carts available to help and purely have to rely on the equipment you have.

Warehouses are large spaces with dock height loading options where the truck can back right into the dock to load up the location or large doors that the truck can still back up to. These usually have large racks for storage that can be broken down or sometimes depending on the height be moved as whole. Sometimes a second story area for storage or offices.

Inventory

When taking into account your Offices inventory, it is good practice to familiarize yourself with the name of the item so when getting estimates for moving we can clearly identify the item being mentioned. It’s also important not to get too caught up in the dimensions since when it comes to moving it more so depends on the weight and volume being moved. Dimensions are more critical for unique items or requests such as getting a 300 lb gun safe up a spiral staircase and ensuring all the items will fit in the new office or location you are moving two.

Reception Area: Most reception areas will include;

– Arm Chair(s) – Office Desk
– Full Size Couch – TV
– Love Seat – TV Stand
– Coffee Table – Bookshelf(s)
– End Table(s) – Boxes

Office: Most offices will include;

– Office Desk – Rolling Chair
– Desk Extension – Bookshelf(s)
– Desk Hutch – Boxes
– Credenza – Arm Chair(s)
– 2-4 Drawer (Lateral) File Cabinet(s) – Computer Components
Desktop Printer/Copier Shredder

Executive Office: Most Executive Offices will include;

– Executive Desk – Executive Chair
– Desk Extension – Bookshelf(s)
– Desk Hutch – Boxes
– Credenza – Arm Chair(s)
– 2-4 Drawer (Lateral) File Cabinet(s) – Computer Components
– Desktop Printer/Copier – Shredder

Conference Room: Most Conference rooms will include;

– 6’ or 10’ Conference table – Storage Cabinets
– Whiteboards – Projector Screen with projector
– Boxes – TV

Break Room: Most Break rooms will include;

– Break Table – Chairs
– Refrigerator – Microwave
– Storage Cabinet(s) – Metal Shelf(s)
– Large Printer/Copier – Large Shredder
– Coffee Maker – Couch
– Love Seat – Arm Chairs
– Boxes – Water Cooler

Server Room & Storage: Most Server & Storage rooms will include;

– Server Rack – Computer Components
– Metal Shelf(s) – 2-4 Draw (Lateral) File Cabinets
– Boxes – Storage Cabinet(s)

Odds & ends : Most odds and ends in offices will include;

– Rug(s) – Lamp(s)
– Folding Table(s) – Pictures/Mirrors/Posters/Whiteboards
– Plants – Storage Cabinet(s)

Oversized specialty items: these items include;

– Safe – Display Case
– Machinery – Plotters
– Commercial Appliances – Large Copiers & Printers

Hazardous locations and items

If it was not for these two variables we would recommend more people to do their own moves. But like most offices your most likely have some larger items (Desks,Conference Tables, file cabinets, appliances) you want to have moved from your office and into your new location or you have long carriers and flights of stairs that with the added weight of the inventory there is no way you can or want to move these items on your own. Not to mention the risks these items pose to the location as well, no one wants to move out or into their new office and have a hefty repair bill for the drywall or fixing the damaged furniture item.

Why hire STRONG COLLEGE STUDENTS MOVING?

If the BULK of your inventory, the LOGISTICS of each location or the amount of oversized items and hazardous location has not already pointed out the importance of using a professional mover then let me tell you a little bit more about us and why we are the best solution for any move.

SCS:
At SCS we approach each job like a final exam for one of our college courses. First we identify the areas of utmost concerns and what we can provide as a solution to minimize these concerns and provide a service that follows. Second we explain the area of concern with our respected clients and allow them to make an educated decision on how they would like us to proceed. We then recover the game plan with our crew members and execute the game plan to it’s full effectiveness. We like to pride ourselves on not seeing things through half way and ensure each job and task is seen through from start to finish. We hustle and execute are daily values and provide those in person for each of our customers.

a.) Do something great each day
b.) Never let someone take your joy away
c.) Do what you say your going to do

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Our Reviews

Strong College Students Moving Lubbock
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Oscar Marrero
Oscar Marrero
17:21 11 Mar 21
I recommend this company. Two movers came who were professional and efficient. Such was their efficiency that the total... owed was about $150 less than I was quoted. No furniture was damaged. If I move again, I would use this company.read more
melinda huddleston
melinda huddleston
19:24 20 Feb 21
These kids are amazing, fast, respectful and very careful with our property. Finished faster and cheaper than original... quote. Will definitely use again and recommend to anyone!!!read more
Marcella Garrison
Marcella Garrison
14:40 08 Oct 20
Highly Recommend! On time, professional, and very accommodating to a problem (on my part) that arose during the move.... They were awesome. Best price I found after calling around locally.read more
Kathie Roberts
Kathie Roberts
15:46 28 Aug 20
We hired this company to move items in a bedroom to storage. They expertly packed and unloaded in new location. They... were professional and very polite. I would use them again. Thank you!!!read more
A LaT
A LaT
04:16 29 Jul 20
Great company, very helpful. Moved 2 daughters back to Lubbock. Didn't realize we would need help moving until we... arrived at apt complex. Called, and they were able to send 2 guys to help us. Very reasonable pricing, very careful with items, worked with our last minute schedule, very professional. Highly recommend them!read more
jeannine Kelley
jeannine Kelley
17:33 18 Jul 20
Exceptional customer service. I had a unique situation and I am not sure that Strong College Movers can help me,... however Chris spent valuable time helping me with ideas, knowing I wasn’t going to use them for this project. I WILL BE USING THEM IN THE FUTURE!!!read more
Hope Grissom
Hope Grissom
13:55 21 Apr 20
These gentlemen arrived on time, loaded my daughter's house and an hour later she was moved into the new place and they... were finished !! Everything was wrapped and protected, nothing broken (including her makeup stand which is mostly glass). These guys were very polite and respectful. Would use them again in a heart beat!!Thank you again for all your help..read more
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