A. The Meehan Consulting Group, Inc. is structured as a privately held C Corporation with one active shareholder – Tracey Meehan. The corporation has no parent company. The Meehan Group is a Woman Owned Business (WBE). There are no other persons or entities with representation, ownership, interest or affiliation with our firm. Nor does the Meehan Family have any representation, ownership, interest or affiliation with any product or service company that might present a conflict of interest.
A. The Meehan Group is now the largest move management company in the nation, employing over 50 salaried people on a full-time basis, with benefits. We have project management staff stationed full-time at each of our outsourced accounts and a team of project managers within our Special Projects Division that handles one-time or phased relocation projects on a case-by-case basis.
A. Our company operates primarily within the continental United States, but has also managed relocation projects internationally. We have relocated clients into facilities in every major American city. Regardless of the locale, our project managers are on-site, in both the building being vacated and the one to be occupied, throughout the entire process.
A. We use our own proprietary software – Meehan Relocation Management System Software™ – that was designed to strengthen the administrative functions we perform for our clients. The overall purpose of this software program is to reduce paperwork and time devoted to budgeting, scheduling, tracking, reporting and invoicing for all client, mover and Meehan activities. An added client benefit is the fact that the data captured by this software furnishes a comprehensive "paper" trail – an important feature for internal compliance and auditing practices. The reduction in time and paperwork is passed along directly to each client as a significant cost savings.
We are currently integrating this software with our website to provide a direct method for clients view and process pertinent move-related information accrued within The Meehan Relocation Management System Software™.
A. Every move is different, which makes it difficult to generalize pricing. Two basic factors to determine the cost of a move include the location of the current office and the location of the destination. This just leads to a slippery slope of other questions: does the project involve a move into multiple buildings or floors? Perhaps the move is coming from multiple buildings or floors? Does furniture move or is it just contents/technology? Do the effected buildings allow freight elevator use during the day or only after 5PM? All of this information is needed to estimate truckloads, material needs, and manpower. As you can see, there are many important questions to answer before one is able to even remotely consider the cost of a move. Once a thorough evaluation of the scope of work is complete, pricing can be determined in a more accurate manner.
Due to the sheer volume of relocations our company orchestrates on a daily basis, we have more buying clout and can achieve greater volume discounts than any other company in the country. Within New York City, we have negotiated some of the most economical rates in the industry, ranging from $1 to $2 per square foot.
Our transparent methods in contract negotiation and project implementation prove that our involvement in a relocation project will result in cost savings far in excess of our professional fees, which range in price from 20¢ to $1 per square foot, depending on the complexity of services required.
A. As much time as available. We prefer being brought in as soon as our clients begin to consider the feasibility of a move, but we realize this is the ideal circumstance.
As a general rule, for larger projects that involve 1,000 or more employees, we suggest six months to one year's preparation time. If the relocation involves fewer than 100 staff members, we can orchestrate an efficient relocation in as little as two weeks.
Several years ago, we were engaged by a major investment-banking firm to orchestrate their move from Broad Street to 480,000 square feet in One New York Plaza. Whereas the relocation occurred in phases spanning a six-month period, the critical move element was accomplished during a 12-hour timeframe over a single weekend. Meehan was responsible for disconnecting, packing, transporting, unpacking and reconnecting equipment for approximately 400 trading positions. The project went off without a hitch. The lesson here is, when you hire experienced professionals who understand how critical strategic planning is to the successful completion of a project, each task is accomplished on time and on schedule, with no disruption to the company's business activities.
A. Sit back and enjoy the move. Depending on our contract, we can provide a complete turnkey operation, where we assume responsibility for every aspect of the relocation project, or we can supplement a client's facilities staff and handle specific contracted services.