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Top Five Forgotten Things During An Office Move

04Jul 2014

If you have ever moved into a new office then you will be familiar with just how much stuff there can be to move. While it might seem as though there are actually only a few key essentials which you will have to focus your attentions on, it is almost always the case that a number of items are left behind. It is often not the most important items, but the forgotten objects can have a big impact in the office. If you are about to move, what are the most forgotten items which you should be aware of?Fax machineAs a piece of machinery which does not get used a great deal in most modern offices, it is a fairly familiar thing to see a fax machine left behind when a company moves to a new office. However, there is almost always a point in the future where this choice is lamented, with a particular order or process requiring the use of the eighties technology in order to complete. While it might seem as though it is a useless piece of outdated technology, it can be worth keeping the fax machine around anyway. Tea and coffeeHaving the right supplies during the move is often essential in order to get everything done properly. Tea and coffee are often the fuel which allows those who are helping out with the move to get the job done properly. Because of this, they are often one of the items which does not get packed until the very last minute, meaning that when you go to make yourself a hot drink in the new office you are only met with disappointment. While it may not be a tragedy and will only require the purchasing of new tea and coffee, the items are nevertheless one of the most forgotten when moving to a new property.StationaryKeeping track of every pen and pencil around the office might be impossible when moving to a new building but having a steady supply in the new office can be essential. Whether you have a fixed stationary supply or everyone has their own, the move to a new premises almost always sees a notable decrease in the amount of pens, pencils, rulers and any other stationary which are available around the office. Because the computers can take a while to set up, hardcopies and stationary are often vital during a move but are so frequently left behind. Parking permitsParking permits are not necessarily something which is left behind in an office but rather something which is left behind in a car. If you have set parking spaces at the old office which are guaranteed by permits, then making sure to hand these permits back when you depart can often be essential. It is not an unfamiliar problem to find yourself turning up at the new office with the old permit lodged firmly in the front window of the car, creating a problem for anyone who now needs the permit at the older office. Computer cablesIf is a common problem that no matter how much care and attention to put into making sure that you have everything you need when taking apart the computers before a move, there will always be one cable which is left behind during the moving process. Sometimes, it is not even a vital component but is nevertheless very annoying to have to deal with. When you are about to move to a new premises, staying is not even a vital component but is nevertheless very annoying to have to deal with. When you are about to move to a new premises, staying on top of all of the disparate cables can be a very difficult task. Staying on top of all of the disparate cables can be a very difficult task.