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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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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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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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Enjoying September Events? So Is JK!

At JK, we enjoy seeing our customers, our real estate partners, and meeting new friends when we’re out and about in the community. And this month, we’ll be practically everywhere, attending and sponsoring the following September events. So we invite you to stop by our booth or table and say “hi” to our employees if you are planning to attend as well.   MidAtlantic CoreNet Annual Golf Outing Tuesday, September 13, 2016 The Golf Club at Lansdowne (Leesburg, VA) From our Commercial Services team, Paul Maginnis and Bryan Martin will be participating in this networking event. JK is also pleased […]

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Fire Breaks Out in a Moving Truck — Remember Your DO NOT PACK Items!

A few weeks ago in Phoenix, Arizona, a family nearly lost everything they owned. Around 1 a.m. on a Thursday, a fire broke out in a parked moving truck. Firefighters said they arrived to see an obvious working fire in the moving trailer, and quickly worked to put the fire out. (ABC15 Arizona’s story can be read here) Though the firefighters were successful in putting out the fire, the household belongings inside the truck all needed to be removed from the trailer and were set in the parking lot outside before being loaded onto a new truck that arrived later. […]

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