Founded in 1890, Peasley Moving & Storage has successfully weathered many history-changing events including the WWI, the Spanish Flu of 1918, the Great Depression, WWII, the 2008 recession, and 9/11 among many other public crises. We are taking the current COVID-19 threat very seriously and will promptly adhere to any and all directives from local, state and federal government officials. Peasley Moving & Storage has been categorized as an essential industry business within the current mandate established by Idaho State Governor Brad Little.

As an essential industry business, we will maintain normal operations until such time as either company management determines we must close our offices or we are directed to do so by a governmental authority. We are taking extensive precautionary measures including the adoption of all CDC guidelines and the establishment of our own policies intended to minimize health risks for all customers, employees, contractors, vendors, and community stakeholders. We are proud to be able to support the needs of our customers during this crucial time but are prepared to quickly change course as required.

Stay safe together with Peasley Moving & Storage

The COVID-19 crisis is fluid and there are many uncertainties and factors outside of our control that may, with little or no advance notice, impact our delivery of moving & storage services. Please be aware the current crisis could potentially result in small inconveniences such as a delayed project start time or significant inconveniences such as the complete rescheduling of services.

Although there are many unknowns to be navigated, you can be certain that Peasley Moving & Storage will be timely and transparent in our communications regarding servicing your moving & storage needs, and our professional relocation consultants will work diligently to offer creative solutions in the event your project is impacted by the current health crisis.

Steps Peasley Moving & Storage is Taking:

  • Company-wide Implementation of all precautionary measures recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC).
  • Office staff and moving crews are being monitored daily for symptoms and/or known exposure by management and asked to go home, contact their healthcare provider, and self-quarantine as directed. Staff members that experience symptoms and/or aware of exposure when not at work have been directed to stay home and notify their supervisor.
  • Office staff and moving crews are receiving daily briefings on precautionary measures and have been directed to follow them on and off the job.
  • Office staff and moving crews are being instructed to maintain appropriate “social distance” of 6 feet minimum between one another, customers, and all other people.
  • Office staff and moving crews are being provided with appropriate hand sanitizer and surface disinfecting supplies. They have been directed to disinfect truck cabs and moving equipment between each move to the best of their ability. These supplies will continue to be replenished as we are able, based on availability from retailers.
  • Moving crews will be furnished with work gloves to be worn during the moving process and disinfected both during their work and between customers.
  • Moving crews will be furnished with appropriate masks (when available) to be worn during the moving process as circumstances require.
  • Peasley Moving & Storage is limiting visitation to our branch offices. If you wish to purchase moving boxes or supplies, please simply call in your order and we will happily deliver to your vehicle outside.
  • Peasley Moving & Storage is offering Virtual Estimate Appointments! For more information, please visit our Virtual Estimate Appointment page or ask about this terrific option when speaking with one of our professional relocation consultants.

Steps We’re Asking Customers To Take Prior To Our Arrival At Your Residence:

  • Please notify us immediately if you or any members of your household have been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms including cough, fever, or difficulty breathing.
  • Please use disinfectant/cleaner to wipe down commonly touched surfaces, objects, door handles, etc. at your residence.
  • Please make a sink, hand soap, and paper towels available to your outside salesperson and moving crew for handwashing during their time within your home.
  • Please keep residence and office windows open throughout the moving process as this allows for greater airflow and less potential containment of germs.

We are all in this together.  The team at Peasley Moving & Storage is proud to continue offering our wide range of services in accordance with the necessary precautions outlined above. Whether you or your business will be moving down the street, across the country, or around the world, we are here to make the process seamless & safe for you, just as we’ve done for well over a century.

~ Peasley Moving & Storage

How to maintain productivity while relocating your office

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    Relocation is complex no matter where or what items you are moving. Moving home has its fun but also some hard times. In addition, moving your business or office can sometimes be even harder. If the business is flourishing, it can outgrow its office. Naturally, there appears a need to expand into a larger space. Moving the office can contribute to enlarging the business. However,  there might be some challenges along the way. An office relocation can at some point disrupt the productivity of your business. Movers Boise area can certainly offer their support for your relocation. With professional movers, your office move will be as easy as possible. As always, the key lies in good organization. In this article, learn some tips on how to maintain productivity while relocating your office.

    Moving your office to Idaho

    Idaho capital Boise also bears the name Treasure Valley. Downtown Boise is home to many small businesses. So it is a great idea to move your office here. The idea is to maintain productivity while relocating your office. Therefore, you will need to start with moving preparations on time. Moving to Idaho should start as early as possible. This way you can take your time with packing. In addition, you will have more time to dedicate to your business. This way it will suffer as little as possible. Also, you need to continue communicating with your stuff. Explain to them what kind of benefits your business will have in Idaho. It is very important to let your employees know how you plan the office to work as this can be very challenging for the entire team.

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    Start packing your office as early as possible

     Ways to maintain productivity while relocating your office

    Now that both you and your employees know the exact schedule of your moving process, you can move to the next level.

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    Carefully make an office inventory

    When it comes to moving business you need to cover every single detail. This is the only way to keep the productivity. Also, you need to create an inventory list before taking the items into inventory storage Boise. In addition, we advise that you think about donating or taking into recycling all the office furniture you don’t use,  You should not waste time and money on packing items you will not use in your new office. In addition, you can draw the new office plan on the floor to know exactly what you can put there. Also, this way your employees can make a new sitting plan and know exactly where to start working.

    Packing can start

    In this serious process everybody should have their role. For example, you can ask your employees to help you with packing. This will speed up the whole process as more hands are faster than just two.

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    Keep your laptops unpacked in order to maintain productivity while relocating your office

    This can of course, save some on your packing. But more importantly, you will create some firm bonds between co-workers. If you all keep together in this process, you will make this office relocation more productive. Therefore, get some packing material and start preparing the goods for packing. For computers, scanners, copy and other machines, make sure to provide some sturdy packing materials. However, you should not pack some items until the last minute. For example, paper, pens, laptops, charging cords should still be at your disposal until your movers arrive. You can normally pack those items you don’t need to use. Remember to label the boxes properly.

    Few important pieces of advice about fragile items

    When it comes to packing fragile items such are your devices, we do not recommend packing on your own. Although relocation is an expensive process, this is not the time to save on packing those items. After all, if you do not manage to pack sensitive items properly, they may suffer damage. For this reason, hiring professional packers will definitely ensure safe packing. Packers not only have better and more appropriate packing materials. They will also save you a great deal of time which is certainly precious when doing business. It is certainly not easy to balance between your day-to-day business, moving preparation, and you own life. If needed, keep some virtual online meetings if you must close your office temporarily. This is a good way to keep your employees up to date with all the activities regarding the move. Also, this will save tones of your time.

    Inform customers on time to maintain productivity levels in check

    Your business means nothing without your customers. Take time to write down a message to all your clients, associates and partners. Inform them about the new location of you company and the exact moving date of your relocation. In addition, make sure to post this new to your customers on your social media. Besides sending the news letter, you can also organize a warming party dedicated to your office move. Also, make sure to invite all the important business partners. In addition, make sure to invite your new Idaho associates in order to create firm business relations as soon as possible. Do not forget to cancel all the utilities you are using in your current office. In addition, you need to change the office location address in all the registers. Update the information on your website and social media pages.

    It is very important to maintain productivity while relocating your office. This process can give you a hard time. Your business may undergo certain losses. But, luckily there are some tips and tricks how to keep the balance and make everything work. Together with your employees you can make the sense of unity and make this process less overwhelming. Also, you will make the disruptions in work as little as possible. If possible, your new location should be up and running before you even get there. Remember that with proper planning and open communication, you will ease this process as much as possible.

     

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