Moving To California? CARB Regulations and What it Means For You

California is known as one of the most health conscious states in the country. You may be surprised to learn the term “CARB” no longer refers just to the thing supermodels try to avoid, but has truck owners concerned as well. In this case, “CARB” refers to the California Air Resources Board – or the “clean air agency.” Recently, the Air and Resources Board passed regulations requiring heavy trucks that operate within California to install new – and often expensive — filtering technology to decrease toxic pollutants and emissions. No matter where vehicles are registered and primarily operate, they must […]

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AMSA Honors JK with Fleet Safety Award

Each year, the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) presents national awards recognizing safety in the moving industry. The three safety categories are: Fleet Safety Award, Fleet Safety Improvement Award, and Safety Initiative Award. We are pleased to announce that JK has won a national fleet safety award for 2013! This is the first time that JK has won this award in the history of the company.  AMSA’s fleet safety awards recognize carriers that demonstrate outstanding safety performance based on the carrier’s CSA BASIC measure scores. BASIC scores are comprised of Crash Indicator score, Vehicle Maintenance score, Controlled Substances/ Alcohol […]

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JK Welcomes Insurance Captive

In December, JK was pleased to host members of our Insurance Captive for a two-day Safety Supervisor Seminar. The safety of our crews and your belongings are of the utmost importance, which is why our crews spend days learning and preparing in our training house before ever entering a home. The purpose of this safety seminar was to enhance the fleet safety management skills of the Captive’s front line supervisors. The two day session focused on key aspects of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) compliance and injury avoidance through hazard recognition. The goal was to make dispatchers and […]

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JK Moving Receives Safety Award – Two Years in a Row

We are very proud of the training that every employee and driver receives because our training house and hands-on training helps keep our employees and your belongings safe. Last year we received our first Safety Achievement Award from Fleet Solutions. This year, we’re proud to announce that we have once again been awarded the Safety Achievement Award. Who is Fleet Solutions? Fleet Solutions manages our 15 member captive insurance group. (All 15 members of our captive have excelled at their safety efforts and programs.). Every year, Fleet Solutions performs an analysis of each member in the captive, by visiting their […]

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