Open Workspaces: Why You May Want to Reconsider

Over the past 20 years we’ve moved many office spaces and have seen a rise in the trend of “open workspaces,” particularly in companies where creativity and technology are important. Collaboration is the name of the game; put employees side-by-side and face-to-face to promote productivity and innovation.  Not only that, but it is a way for companies to maximize on space efficiently. An example of an open workspace can be found at a company that is well-known to many – Buzzfeed.  (If you are not familiar with Buzzfeed, it provides shareable news, entertainment, and video to a global audience online.) […]

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JK Supports Loudoun Youth: Run the AOL 5K & Fun Run!

Throughout our history, JK has had a tradition of giving back to our community in a variety of ways, from donating our services to employee-led food drives. Loudoun Youth (LY) is a nonprofit organization established to assist in the development of youth programs and to create leadership opportunities for children in Loudoun County, VA. JK’s headquarters has been located in Sterling, VA since 1993 so we take special interest in opportunities to assist our neighbors. “For the last two years, JK has supported the annual AOL 5K & Fun Run financially and by donating trucks and crews to assist with […]

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What Does JK Have in Common with Cherry Blossom Trees?

At JK Moving Services, we are proud of our sustainability efforts across the company. Each year, we publish a report with the results of our eco-friendly practices. In 2014, we diverted more than 1,187 tons of materials from local landfills.                           What type of materials, and how much, were we able to save from landfills? Mixed Paper – 616,870 pounds Metal – 563,120 pounds Corrugated Cardboard – 357,420 pounds Furniture – 465,454 pounds Code 2/Wood – 362,600 pounds E-Waste – 4,220 pounds Mixed Plastic – 4,566 pounds This […]

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