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Preparing For The Challenges Of Moving Medical Records

Preparing For The Challenges Of Moving Medical Records

Preparing For The Challenges Of Moving Medical Records

Contributed by Scott McNelley
Admiral Movers

Moving a medical facility is no small feat. You’ve got specialized equipment to consider, timing and tracking concerns, security issues and more. Even something as simple as deciding on the order in which to equip and furnish a new facility can involve multiple management teams and months or even years of planning.

But while you’re planning to move equipment, furnishings, incidentals and even staff from one location to another, how carefully are you considering moving one of your most valuable and vital assets of all – your medical records?

ID Theft Prevention Tips

Medical Records ID Theft Prevention Tips

Hospitals and medical facilities face special challenges when planning and executing a successful move and one of those challenges lies in the quantity and variety of vital and sensitive information that you’re responsible for safeguarding.

From digital to physical paper copies, your hospital and administration is the gatekeeper between patients and identity theft. Think about what you have within your care: social security numbers, driver’s license information, phone numbers, address and credit card data, medical histories and other highly personal details that make hospitals prime targets for thieves.

Adding to your challenges, you’re likely obliged to follow retention and storage regulations, which means you may indeed have a lot more data than is apparent. The possibility of “low tech” breaches is especially high given that many medical facilities have basements and storage areas full of paper documents that are easily stolen, copied or photographed. The low probability that a thief will be caught makes the temptation that much stronger and leaves your hospital open to serious liability, including loss of reputation, costs and significant PR issues.

During a move it’s essential to take effective measures to protect this data for the very reason that it is so sensitive and so easily stolen. Moreover, HIPPA rules are stringent in protecting patient data, which means your medical facility is responsible for complying with regulations.

With so much at stake, how do you ensure that medical data and records are protected? Let’s take a look at some of the weak spots in the moving chain so you can understand where your risks lie, and then discuss best practices for mitigating risk.

Types Of Risk

Your risk essentially falls into two broad categories: low tech breaches and high tech theft.

Both of these types of risk can come from internal or external sources – meaning data can be stolen by anyone from employees and internists to cleaning and maintenance crews, utility repair crews or even the very moving company you’ve entrusted to safely transport your records and files.

Low tech risk comes into play when your basement or other storage areas are stacked with boxes and filing cabinets full of financial and billing information, old medical records and more. In addition, you’ve probably never considered your trash cans to be a source of liability, but even discarded notes, extra photocopies or other paper trash can contain sensitive data that is easy to lift.

This highly concentrated volume of data is a goldmine for thieves. Using equipment as simple and ordinary as a digital camera, someone can photograph financial information, personal details and more, and have this data transferred to a third party and sold on the open market to identity thieves long before you suspect it’s happened.

Low tech theft can also occur during a move if boxes are left unattended, even for a short period of time, or if your moving company has hired “day labor” without conducting thorough background checks.

High tech theft is less common, simply because thieves can so effortlessly steal information with hardly more than a smart phone, but it’s important to understand your vulnerable spots so you can protect your facility and patients. High tech theft occurs when computers, servers, even copiers and faxes are not secured properly, leaving data and networks open to prying eyes.

Again, thieves can come in the form of internal staff or labor hired for a move who understand and exploit these vulnerabilities.

Given the amount and sensitivity of data you must protect and the ease with which it can be appropriated for criminal activity, it’s important to understand how to mitigate those risks, reduce your liability and keep data protected.

How To Mitigate Low Tech Risk Of Data Theft During A Move

Given the complexities of a medical move, you may be surprised by how some rather simple steps can prevent data theft. All it takes is planning and putting the right systems in place.

It begins with hiring a qualified moving company that you can entrust with your medical records and sensitive data, but we’ll get to that in a moment. First, here are some practices that your moving company must employ, starting with securing boxes and making sure they are never left unattended.

Boxes that are loaded onto trucks and then left while the loading continues are prime targets. It doesn’t take much for a quick snap of a camera or even for a whole box to go missing.

But simply watching boxes is not enough – they must be protected even before leaving your building. That means being aware of unguarded entry points into your building during a move and taking steps to prevent people from simply walking in and out unnoticed.

Additional precautions can be taken, including prohibiting movers or other personnel from bringing personal technology like cameras or smart phones into the building during a move.

And remember to secure those trash cans. It can be especially tempting during a move to discard unneeded paperwork, which may well go on to become a nightmare for your patients and administration.

How To Mitigate Risk Of A Technology Breach During A Move

Again, a qualified moving company will play a large role in standing between you and data theft. But understanding technology vulnerabilities will go a long way to ensuring that you’re not inadvertently leaving loopholes for thieves to slip through.

For example, did you know that every copier, fax or multifunction device in your building is likely to have a large quantity of sensitive data in memory? And did you know that even engaging the “locks” on those devices is insufficient because a thief with a small bit of technical knowledge can easily break them?

That makes it imperative to properly secure technology during a move – from the obvious like desktop computers and servers to the less obvious like copiers and fax machines.

And beware decommissioning. It’s not uncommon for old equipment to be sold, discarded or left behind and new equipment placed in the new facility. If that’s part of your moving plan, be sure to deal with the memory in each decommissioned piece of equipment. It may very well contain a treasure trove of billing records, patient charts and other information just waiting to be swiped.

Finally, be sure to check networks to see whether data is stored elsewhere. Anything you overlook is open to thieves.

Vetting And Hiring A Qualified Moving Company

Long before moving day, you need to find and vet a moving company to trust with your most invaluable assets.

Begin by conducting a background check to ensure that you’re engaging a reputable and reliable company.

Inquire about the company’s employees, specifically whether the company has a qualified team that is trained in handling high-value assets, dealing with privacy issues and mitigating security risk. Avoid companies that simply assign day labor or temps to handle your job, or those unfamiliar with your liability and data protection needs.

A reputable and experienced moving company will be able to educate you about your liabilities for both high and low tech breaches and take specific measures to avoid theft, including handling any of the scenarios mentioned here.

Ask about secure chain of custody. A moving company that understands medical liability will know how to provide proof that data was secured and untouched from first contact through final arrival. And ensure that the company employs a chain of command that avoids leaving individuals alone with sensitive data. In fact, a truly experienced company will prohibit its own employees from entering your building with cameras or even personal cell phones, going so far as to use walkie talkies to communicate.

Finally, the company you choose should provide you with the proper contracts and agreements, including a Confidentiality Agreement and a Business Associates Agreement, the latter of which is required between a hospital and any third party that has access to private data.

Why Trust CRN?

The Commercial Relocation Network (CRN) is a membership organization made up of the largest and most successful office and industrial relocation companies in the country, which makes it an excellent resource if you’re looking to hire a moving company. An executive committee of industry professionals is dedicated to having only “Best in Class” service providers who have built trusted reputations through experience, accountability and service.

When you work with a CRN member, you are assured that the company has already been vetted and brings an advanced skillset to the table. Their employees have also been vetted and are trained in all aspects of security to proactively mitigate your exposure to risk.

Network members collaborate, share experiences, information and knowledge and engage in partnerships to bring the advantage of their unique specialties to your service.

With a commitment to quality and service, the knowledge to put agreements and contracts in place that will protect your organization and a reputation that follows them from one successful project to another, CRN members are prepared to meet your moving needs.

If you have any questions about moving medical records, please contact us and let us know how we can make your move a success. Fill out the form to the right or call (877) 816-3454

Customer Focused Business Will Prosper

Customer Focused Business Will Prosper

Customer Focused Customer Driven

Focusing intensely on customer satisfaction is the key to building any business. Loyal customers willing to recommend you over competitors is vital to long-term success, profit and growth.

You can achieve growth without fanatical customer service. But in my opinion building a following of “FANatics” ensures business stability and profitability for the long haul. Don’t be concerned with short-term gains. Be focused on exceeding every customer’s expectations every day.

Focusing on Profit First Ensures You Will Not Last

When I started my first business, Admiral Movers while I was in college. It was not till our fourth year for that we actually became profitable. This seems like a long time. But I felt strongly that if I took better care of the customer than anyone else could or would success was inevitable.

I could have gotten there faster, but I was determined to do it the right way. Every day, every customer needed to receive more than what they were promised. I wanted each first time client to see us as special. To this day 26 years later I draw incredible satisfaction when a customer calls in that we moved during those first few years. When these return customer’s call and tell the story of our humble beginning and what we felt we wanted to do I cannot explain to you the satisfaction.

Do the right things persistently and consistently

I felt deeply that by delivering radical service value would carry us to where we wanted to be. Expect ups and downs, in the end you will never be disappointed that you delivered as promised persistently and consistently.

Don’t allow the desire for short-term gain to trump treating every customer the way you would want to be treated. No doubt people are concerned about price but at the end of the day people want to be able to trust the folks they do business with. Be that partner and success is assured.

Recognizing Leaders & Building on Success

In 1984,1985 & 1986 I began studying Ed Katz owner of Peachtree Movers. I was working my way through college at Auburn University moving utilizing trucks normally used to transport rock & roll band equipment. Our profits were measured in hundreds or thousands. Ed Katz was working in a market that was exclusive & more lucrative. I took notes, read articles in industry trade magazine Direction. I called often to pick the brain of this forward thinking inventor.

Biz Plan, Better Mousetrap & a Bit of Dreaming

Little did I know but my inquiry & curiosity led to an informal but focused business plan. I went to some of my mentors with the idea of an elite commercial relocation company. Upon partnering with my lawyer & investor George Azar the first call we made was to Ed Katz. My partner & I spent a long Saturday together soaking up everything we could.

A new venture for us both, Ed Katz shared that he had been toying with the idea of teaching others about office moving. Ed solidified plans to teach office moving to others after our visit. While I was starting a business, Ed Katz took the step to becoming the office-moving guru that he is today. Unknowingly we became his first students for office moving which now finds Ed as the proven leader in office relocation.

Customer Focused Office Movers

Customer Focused Office Movers Admiral Movers Continues To Innovate 26 Years Later.

To learn more about the customer focused team at Admiral please fill out the form to the right or call 334-262-6666 we are here to help.

 

Affordable Care Act Healthcare Struggles

Affordable Care Act Healthcare Struggles

Affordable Care Act Healthcare Struggles To Adapt

As the healthcare industry struggles to adjust to the Affordable Care Act the central theme has become apparent.  Streamlining systems and workflows to achieve lower costs is key. Doing more or the same with fewer dollars is the new reality. Affordable Care Act Technology medical records storageThe trick is quality must not be sacrificed, in fact if anything quality needs to improve. The speed at which restructuring must occur can be a bit unsettling. Sometimes if one becomes too focused on sheer numbers quality can take a hit.

If quality service is sacrificed patient loyalty and revenue will be diminished. As revenue shrinks then more cuts would be needed. This cycle will be tough to get out of.

Call it the economy of effort, the law of parsimony or simply effective efficiency. Gaining more output with the same resources or gaining the same output while employing fewer inputs is the goal.

Having done large-scale industrial moves, hospital relocation corporate headquarters and banks for 27 years, the economy of effort courses through every aspect of our service. Transition planning, communicating effectively with all stakeholders to achieve expected efficiency is critical to the overall success of the project.

Lastly successful execution including plenty of workarounds for the unexpected is the culmination and true measuring tape with which all will be judged. A relocation that allows the client to see patients and producing revenue with minimal downtime is a success.

We have 15-20 experienced well-trained office movers that think and are talented in minimizing the workload to achieve the customers objective in the quickest way possible is where the rubber meets to road. Effective economy of effort achieves lower costs for the client which should be the goal of the Affordable Care Act!

Don’t Confuse Activity With Effectiveness

If a profit oriented organization wants to write the smallest check possible for moving services some issues could present themselves. A mover without sufficient Work Comp insurance could jeopardize your company. If the “mover” does not know what they don’t know and misjudges time, labor or equipment the result will be lost revenue, frustration, and downtime To add insult to injury damage to you furnishings and real estate will almost always accompany this “adventure”. The Affordable Care Act is putting pressure on everyone, not just the healthcare industry. Some will make solid adjustments, others will not. I love John Wooden one of my favorite quotes from the Wizard of Westwood is “don’t confuse activity with effectiveness”.

What happens if your cheap mover has no experience with protected information? Can you stomach a breach, or lost and misplaced files or charts? See this link for more protected information relocation, storage and protection. Breach information.

Challenges are opportunities for improvement the Affordable Care Act is providing fertile ground tons of improvement

Starting a business from scratch on a shoestring provides fantastic lessons on efficiency and creative problem solving. We know because we started our businesses with little money and no track record in 1989.  Admiral Movers and Admiral Records Management partner daily with clients create practical solutions to problems. After 26 years we feel like we offer solid experience and track record. Call us we are here to help.

For more insight on efficiencies in the face of the Affordable Care Act fill out the form to the right or call 877-816-3494.

Admiral Majors Videos

Admiral Majors Videos

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Admiral Movers and Admiral Records Management introduces the new voice and face of the company. Scouring the globe we spared no expense to get a big time talent to represent Admiral. After tough and rigorous negotiation with his management team we have secured “Admiral Majors“. Admiral Majors was on board for merely an hour when he made it clear his mission was to take Admiral to the next level. There is no doubt when Admiral Majors enters the room – you know who is in command.

Majors says ” Mr. Scott McNelley has done a fine job for 25 years running the moving business” but adds ” We are all in agreement that Mr. McNelley should no longer be the face for Admiral.”

The Admiral understands what it means to reach greatness. So for all of our past customers there will be no letdown on Admiral’s relentless pursuit of excellence. Just know that we are taking it to the next level.

Over the next year we will give regular updates on Admiral Major as he works with our team. Stay tuned as Admiral flourishes under Admiral Majors.

Admiral Movers and Admiral Records Management are excited to be celebrating their 25th Anniversary. They are thankful for all of their clients past and present and are looking forward to the next 25 years. Here is a short video that will introduce everyone to the new face and voice of the Admiral Companies. We hope you enjoy this short spot, and please be on the outlook for the next videos which will be released toward the beginning of August. High 5 is proud to have played a role in the development of the Admiral Majors campaign and we are excited to introduce our good friend Dalton Majors as Admiral Majors. Thanks Dalton! Call 877-816-3454 for more information.

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Staging Homes To Sell Faster

Staging Homes To Sell Faster

Staging Homes To Sell Fast, Save On Moving Costs

Here is a move tip for staging homes to sell faster, for a better price and as an extra bonus you will save on moving costs.

Making your home look roomy is a key part in staging a home. Shredding old documents will help with clutter. Shredding old records will also help prevent Identity theft. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in today’s world.Staging Homes Save Money

And guess what shedding and destroying unneeded documents will save money on your move. Volume is the biggest driver of relocation costs. Long distance, and storage moves are done by weight – reduce weight reduce costs. Local moves are hourly, less to move = less time. When your home looks roomy it sells faster. Prospective buyers want to feel as if they are buying a spacious new home. Closets & attics full of stuff makes a house cramped. Houses that have wonderful storage spaces always look and appeal more.

And since you sorted through and destroyed old records ahead of time preparing for the busy move time is simpler and faster. Some moving companies also are in the Records Management business. Ask them if they will do the shredding for you. A company like Admiral Records Management is a perfect example. We know because we happen to own that business as well as Admiral Movers.

    • Staging homes sells
    • Shredding helps prevent Identity Theft
    • Shredding and recycling is environmentally friendly
    • Reducing and sorting old documents will expedite the move process
    • Shredding and donating items no longer needed reduces moving costs

If you are moving with Admiral Movers we will shred up to 200lbs. of documents FREE. For more tips on staging homes or reducing moving costs fill out the form to the right or call (877) 816- 3454

Secure Hospital Medical Records Relocation Storage Protection

Secure Hospital Medical Records Relocation Storage Protection

Secure Hospital Medical Relocation Services

Medical records service electronicMany of the country’s largest medical facilities, labs and hospitals entrust Admiral Movers and Admiral Records Management with secure relocation, storage and destruction solutions for medical records. Transition planning and relocation management for hospitals and medical records is a space we know well. In fact for 25 years Admiral has been the go to resource for securing and protecting sensitive information and medical assets. Our all in one focus utilizes the best practices in commercial relocation, records and information management.

Hybrid Relocation – Records Management Best Practices Protected Information Medical Health Records

Admiral Movers and Admiral Records Management lend specialized expertise from both elite commercial relocation and RIM compliance ensuring confidentiality and compliance. While a move offers the potential for an exponential increase in the possibility of a breach or data loss, it does not have to be. In fact Admiral uses this transition to offer pragmatic advice for improving policies and practices with regard to hospital medical records, data and medical health records. Efficient cost-effective solutions provided by Admiral increase productivity and minimize downtime.

Medical Records or Hospital Relocations  –  Admiral Provides Confidence And Peace of Mind

Medical records and information protection and relocation can be a daunting notion. Peace of mind is what your physicians, administrators, stakeholders, employees receive which means your organization can spend more time healing and caring for your patients.

Our Medical Records Customers Say It Best

“We were dreading our move to our new medical facility and surgical center. The planning, coordination and patience made the transition smooth and easy. Admiral’s ability to shred, store, scan our records coupled with a seamless relocation was so convenient. The certified decommissioning service for computers, hard drives, faxes, scanners and printers simplified yet another task.  I can not wait to recommend your service any company moving or searching for a secure records management vendor”

Surgical Center, Mark D. CEO

If you would like to discuss protecting medical records, medical or hospital move management or transition planning we are here to listen and to help. For solutions fill out the form to the right or call (877) 816-3454

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Tips to Avoid Moving Company Scams

Tips to Avoid Moving Company Scams
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Mini-storage headaches

Moving to a new home consistently ranks highly on lists of life’s most stressful events. Although it can be an exciting time, the logistics and disruption of a move sends many people into a panic. Hiring a moving company is supposed to ease some of the stress and lighten the load, but it can often make the process worse when you work with the wrong mover. In fact, hiring the wrong mover can turn a rather simple relocation into a fiasco very quickly.

A big part of the problem is the rise in moving company scams. Trying to cash in on your stress and inexperience, unscrupulous movers may use a variety of methods to take advantage of your trust. Let’s take a closer at a few of the warning signs of moving fraud so you can be sure to hire a reliable mover.

Always Get an Estimate

Never sign a contract with a moving company before you receive a written, in-home estimate. Many moving company scams start off with the promise of an affordable move that isn’t based on your specific needs and situation. A professional mover will always perform an on-site inspection to provide you with an accurate estimate. Over-the-phone estimates are unreliable and often lead to surprise charges when it comes time to deliver your belongings. Also, take the extra time to interview a few different movers to learn more about them and their moving practices. After all, you’re trusting them to handle your family’s most prized possessions.

Do You Know What You’re Signing?

Review the contract paperwork carefully and never sign an incomplete document. If there is a liability section in your contract, read it meticulously before hiring a moving company. According to the Protect Your Move organization, the liability amount should cover the entire cost of your goods if they are damaged, lost, or stolen.

Verify Their Credentials

moving company scamsNever sign a contract with a moving company that cannot show you a U.S. DOT number or its Motor Carrier number. You will also want to check the company’s reputation with the Better Business Bureau for any complaints.

Moving Fraud Red Flags

Most moving company scams work the same way. To avoid them, look for red flags associated with these fraudsters. Common red flags include companies that:

    • Require a large deposit or cash upfront before the date of the move.
    • Don’t give you a copy of “Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move.” The federal government requires all moving companies to provide customers with this brochure prior to a move.
    • Don’t have a local office listed on their website, won’t show insurance, or doesn’t have license information readily available.
    • State that all belongings will be covered by their insurance during the move.
    • Have offices or warehouses that are in poor condition or don’t exist at all.
    • Use rental trucks instead of company-owned fleets.

Stay Up-to-Date on Moving Company Scams

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s website, ProtectYourMove.gov, allows you to keep up-to-date on the latest moving scams, search for moving companies, review any complaints they might have, and learn about all of your rights as a customer. Performing a little due diligence can protect you from hiring a moving company that can turn your relocation into a nightmare.

Admiral Movers is a reputable moving company with over twenty years of experience and thousands of satisfied customers. From following industry best practices to looking out for your best interests every step of the way, you can count on Admiral for all of your moving needs. Visit Admiral Movers online to setup your free consultation or call 877.816.3454 to speak with one of our residential moving specialists. Request Quote.

How to Solve the Biggest Problems With Medical Records Storage

How to Solve the Biggest Problems With Medical Records Storage

Medical practices face an uphill battle when it comes to records storage. From complying with government regulations to staffing issues to simply running out of space, storing medical records in-house is a big challenge. Most practices quickly discover that offsite medical records storage may be the best solution to contain costs and secure files. In their efforts to ensure patient safety and reduce liabilities, we’ve found that medical practices struggle with the following records management problems.

Reduced Productivity

A large, disorganized file room causes staff to waste time searching for records, especially when they’ve been misfiled. Storing and digitally archiving records offsite improves productivity and eliminates the risk of filing errors. Let your medical records storage provider handle records retrieval to free up your staff for more important tasks.

State and Federal Regulations

medical records storageThe government is clear on what information can be shared and what data must be protected under HIPAA laws. When you store patient records in-house, you put each one of those files at risk for a data breach, theft, or loss. As the medical provider, you’re responsible for safely storing massive amounts of data, which means you could face liabilities if it were to be released to the wrong person. Rather than keep these records onsite, you should move them to a secure offsite storage facility and consider scanning them for easier archiving.

Wasted Space

Space is probably in short supply in your office, and maintaining a large file room may not be feasible. In fact, storing all of your patient records onsite could lead to having to relocate to a larger office. That would mean paying overhead costs on space that doesn’t earn revenue. When you outsource your medical records storage to an offsite location, you can utilize that space more efficiently, expand if necessary, and lower operating costs.

In-House Storage Risks

Virtually everyone who enters your practice is another liability to consider. Employees can accidentally leave files out or leave the file room unlocked for anyone to enter. This gives temporary workers, repair companies, and even vendors an opportunity to access, review, and take confidential patient records. You can eliminate all of these risks when medical records storage is managed offsite. You also don’t have to worry about untrained temporary staff mishandling files.

Destruction Issues

Patient files may be kept forever, but some business-related documents can be destroyed after records retention periods of seven and ten years. These older files need to be destroyed properly, and are often at higher risk for identity theft when they aren’t protected as well as more recent documents. A medical records storage solution can include setting a destruction schedule for all of your files. Your records management company can shred these files when they reach their destruction date and properly dispose of the materials to avoid any risk for identity theft in the future.

Admiral Records Management provides secure offsite records storage for small medical offices and large hospitals alike. From digital archiving to help you find patient files faster to relocating your entire office, we have the records management services your practice needs to run more efficiently. Admiral takes the guesswork out of understanding compliance requirements so you can focus on your patients.

Visit Admiral Records Management to learn more about our medical records storage solutions and to schedule your free consultation online. You can also call 877.816.5430 to speak with one of our records management experts.

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Hiring a Corporate Moving Company

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Hiring a Corporate Moving Company

Corporate Moving Companies

Corporate Moving Company

Whether you’re moving a one-room office or a large corporation, the right moving company makes all of the difference in the world. When you use a professional mover, you reduce liability risks. No more worrying about possible injury to your employees, accidental loss of records, damage to valuable equipment, or violating privacy regulations.

You have a lot of options when it comes to hiring a corporate moving company, but it’s important to know what sets a great mover apart from the rest. You will want to inquire about a broad range of topics before you sign contracts with movers, including their experience, licensing, operations, and hiring practices. Let’s take a closer look at some of the things you will want to keep in mind as you search for an office mover.

Corporate Moving Experience

A young moving company probably cannot provide the same level of service as one that has been in business for years or decades. Experience is important when selecting a mover. Seasoned movers have tackled a variety of situations and will be able to handle any problem that suddenly comes up on moving day. You only want to hire a professional mover with extensive experience moving offices—not just residences. Be sure to ask for a list of references from past customers to prove its track record.

Registrations and Licenses

corporate moving companyA corporate moving company should hold the proper licenses and be registered with the right parties. Your mover should be registered with the U.S. Department of Transportation, have a current business license, and also be bonded and insured. To further explore their history, check to see if the mover is registered with the Better Business Bureau and has positive feedback and reviews online.

Ideally, the moving company should be a member of the Commercial Relocation Network. The CRN is a membership organization composed of reputable office movers that have been recognized as the best of the best in their geographical area. Becoming a member of the CRN requires specific qualifications, so you can be assured that these movers are experts in their field.

Corporate Relocation Demands A Rigorous Employee Screening Process

You might trust the brand, but what about the actual people who show up to move your office? A corporate moving company is only as good as the people who represent it. You want a company that performs extensive background checks on its employees—especially criminal background checks. Their staff should be well-trained in office moves as well as privacy laws. Avoid moving companies that use temporary staff. By definition, these employees aren’t well-known by the moving company, and they can open the door to potentially costly liabilities.

Corporate Moving Expertise

Expertise matters when you move your business. After all, in addition to moving your expensive computer equipment and office furniture, you have to worry about the security of your records as well. A professional corporate moving company will use a secure chain-of-custody procedure to ensure that there is no possibility of a data breach. The most qualified office movers typically use office gondolas to move and safeguard your records. Downtime is another important consideration. Veteran movers work more quickly and efficiently to reduce the time your employees are left idle.

Additional Services

Additional services can help you save hundreds or even thousands of dollars on your office move. Moving companies that offer document shredding, records storage, and decommissioning of outdated materials can simplify your move and save you money in the process. These hybrid movers simplify the relocation process by reducing vendor interaction and as a result reduce your liabilities.

Admiral Movers is an experienced, reputable office mover in the Southeast. If you’re looking for a corporate moving company, put your trust in one with over twenty years of service to the business community. Admiral Movers will work closely with you to make sure your office move goes as planned, stays on schedule, and remains within budget. Schedule a free consultation and get a quote when you visit Admiral Movers, or just call 877.816.3454 to speak with a corporate moving specialist.

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