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Purchasing Guide: Relocation

Hiring a laboratory relocation company is one of the best ways to ensure a smooth transition to a new facility

by Lab Manager
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Laboratory relocations are difficult. It’s not as simple as tossing equipment in a truck and driving to the new facility—there are regulatory, logistical, and safety concerns to consider. Hiring a laboratory relocation company is one of the best ways to ensure a smooth transition to a new facility. Browse lab relocation service vendors at LabManager.com/relocation

5 Questions to Ask When Selecting a Lab Relocation Service:

  1. Does the service provider assist in all stages of the relocation, including pre-move preparation and post-move setup?
  2. Can the service provider properly handle and move sensitive equipment?
  3. Will you be moving samples requiring cold storage?
  4. Will you be moving hazardous materials? Some materials require permits to transport.
  5. Do the manufacturers of your equipment require that they crate, move, and uncrate your instruments to maintain the warranty?

Lab Relocation in Three Stages

Laboratory relocation is a complex, three-part effort. To achieve the best results, invest sufficient planning and organization at every phase: pre-move preparation, the move, and post-move setup. Learn more about executing a smooth relocation at LabManager.com/three-part-move

The Day After the Move

The moving process isn’t over when the equipment is in the new facility. The day after can be just as hectic, if not more, as you get all the equipment back online and confirm that everything is running properly. Learn more about what needs to be done the days and weeks after a move at LabManager.com/day-after-a-move