6 tips for holiday preparation

6 Tips for Preparing Your Home for the Holidays

Thanksgiving has come and gone. Not two seconds after midnight on Black Friday, holiday music dominated radio stations. We fell asleep stuffed full of turkey and woke up eight hours later with neighborhoods covered in lights, wreaths, and little red bows. The holiday season is finally here. Ugly sweaters, family gatherings, giant feasts, and tree lighting ceremonies bring joy to most people. However, preparation for the holidays can be stressful. Whether you’re hosting a family dinner or out-of-town guests – or cozying up with a mug of hot cocoa by yourself – filling your home with holiday joy will lift […]

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Moving Brokers vs. Moving Companies

Should You Hire a Moving Broker? — Moving Companies vs. Moving Brokers

Moving companies and moving brokers. They sound like they could do the same job. They don’t. Knowing the difference between a moving company and a moving broker can save you a headache down the road, as the two are distinctly different. Moving companies are the people who make the actual move happen. They are the packers, drivers, and warehouse staff who get your personal items from point A to point B. Moving companies own a fleet of trucks and physical warehouses and employ highly trained relocation professionals. They are licensed and accredited by major business and transportation organizations like the […]

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How to Plan Your Eco-Friendly Move

Moving can have a major effect on your environmental impact. Transporting household goods from one end of the country to the other could lead to filling up a landfill with cardboard boxes. Even moving within the same city will mean a moving truck emitting fumes into the air. As we become more and more aware of our carbon footprint, eco-friendly practices have spread through all business industries. For example, in commercial moving, plastic crates have become the standard. JK uses reusable plastic bins as part of its Boxless Move to relocate businesses. By using plastic containers instead of cardboard boxes, […]

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Amy Polen Customer Service

Meet the People of JK: Amy Polen, National Accounts 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 Amy Polen, JK Moving Services’ National Accounts Coordinator, to better get to know her and her role at JK. Here is what she shared: To learn more about the people at JK, check out our YouTube playlist where we highlight some of our employees.

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