Driver Training and PACE Certification

“We train our crews in our house, not in yours.” This is a motto that JK believes in and is a reason for our success. What about JK drivers though? What training do they receive before arriving at your home? All drivers, regardless of previous experience, complete a third party training class before they can drive for JK. This includes classroom training and learning how to fulfil U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements, like vehicle inspections. After the proper classroom training and testing, the drivers hit the road. Continuing Driver Education In addition to our training motto, continuing education is […]

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MoveChat: Finding the Right Mover

Movers from across North America participate in a discussion on Twitter, called MoveChat, where stories, tips, and advice are shared. Every chat, we discuss a specific part of the moving process. This week the topic was, “Protecting Customers From Moving Day Surprises During the Busy Season” and what follows is an edited transcript of the discussion. We invite you to join us for the next chat to get great advice and tips from the pros. Simply log into Twitter and follow the hashtag #movechat. Q1. Where do you start looking for a Mover? jkmoving Talk to your Realtor first. Friends […]

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Three Validations for Accurate Record Keeping

One benefit of storing your records in a records center facility is the security and protection of your files. An additional benefit is being able to have a specific box (or file from a box) delivered when you need it. But how does JK keep track of your boxes so we can deliver them on–time, when you need them? When something is scanned at a records center it creates a validation in the system. This validation lets the records center know the time and date the item was scanned, the person that completed the action, and the location or work […]

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Ask A Mover: What’s The Difference Between an Independent Mover and a Van Line?

Editor’s Note: Welcome back to “Ask A Mover,” a series of blog posts addressing a specific question or part of the moving process. Today’s topic is, “What’s the difference between an independent mover and a van line?” We invite you to leave any questions you want answered in the comments below, or on Facebook, on Twitter using the hashtag “AskAMover.” During an interstate move, the question will come up whether to use an independent mover or a van line agent. What’s the difference between the two and why is this distinction important for long distance moves and not local moves? […]

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JK Moving and the Affordable Care Act

As of January 1, 2014 another section of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) came into effect. Some moving companies have made the hard decision to limit employee hours to thereby control their healthcare costs. By reducing employee’s hours under 29 per week, a company is no longer required to offer medical insurance because the employee is no longer considered full time. As you can imagine, it’s a delicate balance between the employees and the company. Companies are saving and controlling costs, but to what gain? We are pleased to report that JK Moving is not a moving company that is […]

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JK’s PC Tech Certification

Would your business function if your computers were down for an hour? Two hours? A full day? What would happen if your network or server was down after an office move? At JK, we understand that your Information Technology (IT) infrastructure is integral to managing your daily business. As your office mover, it is our responsibility to relocate the IT equipment from your old office space to your new office space. Our professional, full-time employees are well trained and have the expertise to relocate your computers while minimizing risk of damage and employee downtime after the move.

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