7 Tips for Preparing for the Movers on Move Day

You’ve received your three in-home estimates. You’ve donated your unwanted goods. You’ve made an informed decision and chosen the right mover for you. You’ve verified your move dates. You’re ready for your move. Is there anything more that you need to do? These 7 tips will help ensure that you are prepared for a great move. Valuation Are you going to go with the Carrier Standard? Or are you going to choose Full Value Protection? And if you choose Full Value Protection, which deductible are you going to choose? You’ll want to make an informed decision, so choose before the movers […]

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Maryland Regulation Challenges Real Estate Agent Referrals

In August, 2014, Maryland legislators passed a regulation that requires real estate agents to verify that service providers they refer to consumers has up-to-date state licenses. The regulation, passed to protect consumers from fraud and shady businesses, has been highly criticized by realtor estate agents, who claim that it restricts them from providing valuable knowledge to their clients. “This regulation interferes with the professional relationship between the agent and his client… and turns the [real estate] agent into an agent for the state,” said Dennis Melby, former president of the Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors, former district vice president […]

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Long Distance Drivers Workshops

This past weekend we were pleased to welcome a selection of our long distance drivers for the first in a series of Drivers Workshops. This workshop, and the following subsequent workshops, allows us to accomplish several objectives before the start of the “busy season” with all of our Long Distance drivers. What Occurs at the Long Distance Drivers Workshops? Continued Education. All of the drivers are completing PACE training, and these workshops are the perfect opportunity for our long distance (LD) drivers. The first day of PACE training is the classroom training and the second day of training is on […]

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Response to ABC’s “Can You Trust Your Moving Company?”

ABC’s 20/20 recently aired a segment titled, “Can You Trust Your Moving Company?” Because of my experience with moving when I was younger, I created JK Moving Services to help give people a worry-free moving experience. I would like to share some key takeaways from the video and how you can find a trustworthy moving company. ABC Entertainment News | ABC Business News

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MoveChat: Apartment Moving Tips

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. I’m just moving from my studio apt to another apt, how important is my estimate? […]

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AMSA Honors JK with Fleet Safety Award

Each year, the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) presents national awards recognizing safety in the moving industry. The three safety categories are: Fleet Safety Award, Fleet Safety Improvement Award, and Safety Initiative Award. We are pleased to announce that JK has won a national fleet safety award for 2013! This is the first time that JK has won this award in the history of the company.  AMSA’s fleet safety awards recognize carriers that demonstrate outstanding safety performance based on the carrier’s CSA BASIC measure scores. BASIC scores are comprised of Crash Indicator score, Vehicle Maintenance score, Controlled Substances/ Alcohol […]

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