Back to School Season is Here; Moving Season Comes to an End

It is that time of the year again — back to school season, a challenging follow-up to moving season. In August and September, college students are moving back to school, freshmen are hectically planning their dorm move-in for the first time, and recently-moved families try to unpack all of their back-to-school belongings to prepare. Whether you are moving a college student, settling in after your summer-time move, or welcoming new neighbors, we have tips to help you out! College-Bound Moving Tips that Save Time, Money, and Hassle College move-ins are rarely stress-free. Besides moving in at the same time as potentially thousands […]

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Driver Recruiter Josh Will Reflects on His First Month at JK

When Josh Will first joined JK, he spent his first month training with and assisting the Residential and Commercial services teams during jobs. Then, he joined one of the drivers and traveled with him to Georgia for a delivery. Josh’s commitment to cooperation has made him an asset at JK. Drivers and crew members can trust that Josh understands any obstacles they may encounter because he has been out on jobs with them. Josh is a true team player. “When an individual first starts at JK Moving Services, I would tell them to embrace the team atmosphere… Get to know the people around you and get to know their stories. Let […]

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College-Bound Moving Tips that Save Time, Money, and Hassle

  Fall is just around the corner, and school will soon be in session. And if you have college-bound kids, it is nearly time to move them into their new dormitory. Maybe you are moving your first child, maybe you are moving your last and are about to be an empty-nester! Regardless of your situation, there are a few college moving tips to ensure an easier move-in. Plan ahead and get an early start. Your college student should connect with their future roommate ahead of time (many incoming college students use Facebook to get in touch before move-in day) to see what shared items–television, […]

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Verena Goetz was amazed at the scope of JK’s operations

Verena Goetz joined JK last summer as a Global Relocation Coordinator. She had seen the JK trucks all around the Washington, D.C.-area, but it was not until she joined JK that she realized just how many pieces cooperate to form an independent moving company. “I was very amazed when I first came on board at the size of the operations.” She realized that the company is made up of more than movers. There are long-distance drivers, move coordinators, operations and logistics, and also the training managers that keep our crews’ skills fine-tuned in JK’s training house. You can see Verena’s full interview by clicking here. […]

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7 Housewarming Gifts for Your New Neighbor

A neighbor should be someone you trust–someone with whom you can leave a spare key or arrange play dates for your kids. But these things do not happen right away. First you need to build a friendly relationship with your neighbor. Start off on the right foot by welcoming them to the neighborhood with some of these housewarming gifts. A bottle of wine Everyone knows that moving can be stressful. A bottle of wine can give them something to look forward to after a day of unpacking (and motivate them to get the dishes unpacked). A small, low-maintenance houseplant Plants […]

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