Meet the People of JK: Aaron Shaffer, Commercial Senior Project Manager

When you think about a moving company, you probably think about the folks who actually conduct your move, like the packers, drivers, and warehouse staff.  But there are so many other employees “behind the scenes.” I recently sat down with Aaron Shaffer, JK Moving Services’ Senior Project Manager in our Commercial Services Division, to better get to know him and his role at JK. Here is a little of what he shared: Who is Aaron Shaffer? I was born and raised right here in Loudoun County where I have lived my whole life. I went to Broad Run High School […]

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Calories Burned While Moving (Infographic)

Moving can get tiresome; packing, carrying and loading/unloading boxes, and then having to unpack it. The good news is you will probably be burning more calories while moving than you would on a typical day at the gym. We’ve put together an infographic of some of the most common physical activities that take place during a move, and roughly an idea of the calories burned while moving. You will want to go to myfitnesspal.com, or download the mobile app, and enter things like height, weight, and amount of time you spent on each activity for the most accurate calculations.   […]

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Senate Debates Stronger Trucker Fatigue Rules: Driver Safety

How JK Takes Precautions to Ensure Your Safety and the Safety of Our Drivers Recent accidents involving tractor-trailers have brought fresh scrutiny over driver safety practices; this comes as the industry tries to alter the Department of Transportation’s current regulations on the allowable time a driver is allowed to be behind the wheel without rest. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, federal rules permit drivers to work up to 14 hours a day with a maximum of 11 of those hours behind the wheel. New Jersey Senator, Cory Booker, has been leading the Senate debate regarding new regulations […]

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