Five Guys

Top Places to Visit after Moving to Arlington, Virginia

With its close proximity to Washington, D.C., Arlington County, Virginia is home to numerous federal agencies including the Department of Defense, Drug Enforcement Administration, and Transportation Security Administration. While federal agencies heavily support the local economy, chocolate will soon play an important role. That’s right, chocolate. In January 2017, Nestlé announced its plan to move its U.S. headquarters to Arlington in late 2017. Nestlé expects to add around 750 jobs to the Arlington community. If you’re new to the area (or if you’ve lived here your whole life), check out our list of top places to visit in Arlington, Virginia. Food & Drink

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Best of Loudoun 2017 Winner

Thank You! JK Named Best of Loudoun, AMSA Independent Mover of the Year

“If you ain’t first, you’re last.” – Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights While we don’t feel this way about our competitors, we certainly appreciate the recognition we receive from a variety of sources for our efforts in servicing our communities. Please indulge us as we proudly share a few of our most recent accolades. AMSA Indy The American Moving & Storage Association named JK Moving Services as the nation’s top independent moving company for 2016, honoring JK with the prestigious “Independent Mover of the Year” award. JK previously won the award in 2011. The “Indy” recognizes the industry’s commitment to exceptional […]

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Brad Yager

Meet the People of JK: Bradley Yager, Purchasing 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 Bradley Yager, JK Moving Services’ Purchasing Coordinator, to better get to know him and his role at JK. Here is what he 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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How to Prepare for an International Move

Moving can be an exciting, yet stressful process. And moving internationally adds another layer of complexity to an already nerve-wracking milestone. As more and more companies expand globally, international relocations will become more common. While the decision to relocate globally for work, experience, or pleasure is ultimately up to you, outside factors might just guide you to a new country. So what is the global relocation process like? Who do you have to notify? When do you have to start? What documents do you need to arrange? We’re here to help answer five of the most frequently asked questions about […]

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Wood Office Furniture

Yuck — What Your Furniture Says About Your Company

Worn down. Grimy. Tired. Outdated. In need of a face lift. If your furniture is dirty, dinged, or blemished, that’s what your customers (or potential employees) may be thinking when they walk into your office. First impressions last a life time, and if you don’t maintain your office furniture, those impressions can cost you money. Luckily, we’re here to help. Office furniture can be quite expensive, but it should also be a long-term investment. The goal is for office furniture to last for a while. However, desks, chairs, and workstations get used on a regular basis, picking up dings, scratches, […]

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