Moving Company vs. Moving Broker – Which Are You Actually Hiring?

According to United States Census data, 35.7 million Americans moved between 2013 and 2014, many of whom used moving companies they found by searching the internet. But what many are not aware of is a large number of moving websites are run by moving brokers and not actual moving companies. Moving brokers act as the “middlemen” between the customer trying to move and the moving company that actually moves your belongings. Brokers usually only give the customer a cost estimate and once an agreement is put together, then they hire a separate moving company to do the actual moving. That process can be […]

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Meet the People of JK: Taylor McFarland, International Coordinator

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 Taylor McFarland, JK Moving Services’ International Coordinator and Project Manager, to better get to know him and his role at JK. Here is a little of what he shared:    

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Announcing the Commercial Move of the Quarter: Cvent!

Each quarter, JK Moving Services picks one of our commercial clients to be awarded the “Commercial Move of the Quarter.” The honor recognizes and showcases outstanding commercial relocation projects. The award criteria are based on the scope and nature of the move, with an emphasis on projects that have unique components or that helped the client solve a challenge. The award is given to one commercial client each quarter. JK is pleased to announce its Q3 2014 Commercial Move of the Quarter to Cvent. “JK’s Commercial Division was established almost 20 years ago, and since that time, the scope of […]

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