Berlin, Germany

7 Terms to Know for International Moving

International Moves can be broken down into three separate components. The first component is origin services, which covers everything involved with leaving the point of origin, including packing and moving the household goods. The second component is the transportation of goods which covers how the goods are going to be shipped, whether it’s by air, truck, rail, or ship. The third component of an international move is destination services, which covers everything after your goods arrive at the point of entry.

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Now Hiring! Pros and Cons of Starting a Career as a Truck Driver

When you think of high-paying jobs you probably think of the technology industry. That makes sense. Six of the top-10 richest people in America are technology moguls: Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, to name a few. Jobs like doctors, surgeons, and lawyers are also top-of-mind when it comes to high-paying careers. But those jobs all require years and years of higher education and a large investment in tuition. What if there was a career that didn’t require a decade of schooling, yet still offered a high salary? America is in need of truck drivers and […]

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Art Wrapping Residential Move

How Do Moving Companies Protect Your Belongings? – Valuation Coverage vs. Insurance

You’ve done your homework. You bought a new home in a new city. You got in-home estimates from three reputable moving companies. Your moving company showed up on time and well equipped to pack and load all your belongings. Then you allowed a group of people to drive it off into the sunset. Even with your excellent preparation and organization, you’re still tense. It makes sense. Moving can be one of the most stressful events in your life. However, there is another way to ease the stress of a group of people transporting your most prized possessions. Valuation coverage is […]

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Moving Company vs. Moving Broker – Which Are You Actually Hiring?

According to United States Census data, 35.1 million Americans moved between 2015 and 2016, many of whom used moving companies they found by searching the internet. But what many are not aware of is a large number of moving websites are run by moving brokers and not actual moving companies. Moving brokers act as the “middlemen” between the customer trying to move and the moving company that actually moves your belongings. Brokers usually only give the customer a cost estimate and once an agreement is put together, then they hire a separate moving company to do the actual moving. That process can be […]

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Does Your Moving Truck Need a Parking Permit?

Moving can be an overwhelming life event. So picture how much more daunting moving becomes, if on the big day, your moving truck can’t park on your street. Some cities, some towns – and even some suburban residential areas – require parking permits or signage for moving trucks. Local governments will not issue permits directly to a business. Therefore, the responsibility of applying for the permit falls on the resident. These permits let moving companies legally park their truck in front of your new home while they load or deliver your goods. However, permits are not only for professional moving […]

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7 Tips from Truck Drivers to Keep You Safe on the Roads

As with any logistics and transportation-related company, JK Moving Services has a large fleet of trucks. From the nimble Sprinter van, used for Archiving pick-up and deliveries, to the tractor-trailer, our vehicles play an important role in delivering our services to our customers. Employee training is a vital aspect of our organization, and especially for our drivers. We want them to be equipped with the best equipment, tools, and knowledge to perform their jobs efficiently. Our drivers receive rigorous training as they come into the organization and then on-going by way of annual Move Manager workshops and PACE certification. While we prepare our […]

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