50 Years of Love

Celebrating 50 Years of Love

This summer, the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) is celebrating “50 Years of Love” to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the “Virginia is for Lovers” slogan, the longest-running state tourism slogan in the United States. In celebration of this golden anniversary, Visit Fairfax is working with the Fairfax County tourism community to welcome its first-ever permanent “LOVEwork” sign to the County in a way that honors the spirit of travel. The iconic Virginia LOVE letters will make their debut on The Plaza at Tysons Corner during National Travel and Tourism Week, a time to celebrate the impact of tourism and the […]

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Green Moving

Green Moving Saves 2M Pounds from Landfills

At JK Moving Services, we are proud of our sustainability efforts across the company. To that end, each year, we publish a report with the results of our green moving practices. In 2018, we diverted more than 2 million pounds of materials from local landfills. Secure recycling is not only good for business—it’s also good for the planet. Through our many green moving initiatives, JK reduces carbon emissions and protects the environment through our reusable services. Here are two examples of our eco-friendly programs: Asset Repurposing: Our integrated repurposing program prevents usable items from going to landfills. We place excess assets […]

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Prepare your kids for an upcoming move.

How to Prepare Your Kids for an Upcoming Move

Relocating to a new home means a lot of good things—new opportunities, a change of scenery, and making some new friends! But while that’s all well and good, there are also difficulties during any relocation. Especially if it’s something like a last-minute office move to a new city, and you have to relocate your entire family on short notice. Let’s face it, even when you’ve got ample time to plan out your relocation, it’s not easy to prepare your kids for an upcoming move. Indeed, children are sensitive, which is why you need to tread carefully. Don’t worry though, we’ve got […]

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Dashcam Installation

JK Formalizes Dashcam Program to Facilitate Safety

After piloting for the past year, JK Moving Services will formalize its dashcam program by adding dashboard cameras to the newest members of its fleet: Volvo moving trucks.  In all, 260 tractors, trucks, and vans will have the system, which promotes safe driving and reduces costs involved with accidents. “We are always looking for ways that technology can improve our service.  Dashcams have been well received by our drivers. We’ve seen our strong driving record improve even more and have realized savings.  That’s good for our customers as we work to make their moves efficient and safe and it is […]

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2018 Fleet Safety Award

AMSA Honors JK Moving with Fifth Fleet Safety Award

Each year, the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) presents national awards recognizing the nation’s safest moving and storage company truck and van fleets. The awards recognize overall safety, improvement in safety, and creativity and leadership in safety program design. We are pleased to announce that JK Moving Services has been named the winner of a Fleet Safety Award in the 5-10 Million Miles category. This is the fifth AMSA Fleet Safety Award for JK Moving in the past six years. AMSA considers annual miles traveled for the Mileage awards and recognizes the interstate carrier with the best weighted combination of the lowest […]

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Office Furniture

Office Furniture Management & Installation: Advice from the Pros

For most offices, files and furniture take up most of the place on moving trucks. That’s why it makes sense to start your office or business relocation process with a good hard look at your office furniture and filing needs, and asking questions like: Do you need it all? For example, if you’re going from desks to cubicles you can save money by not moving all those desks. Don’t pay to move what you don’t need. How will your office furniture be protected? You’ll want to ask your moving and storage partner about all the steps they take to protect […]

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