Calories Burned While Moving (Infographic)

Moving can get tiresome; packing, carrying and loading/unloading boxes, and then having to unpack it. The good news is you will probably be burning more calories while moving than you would on a typical day at the gym. We’ve put together an infographic of some of the most common physical activities that take place during a move, and roughly an idea of the calories burned while moving. You will want to go to myfitnesspal.com, or download the mobile app, and enter things like height, weight, and amount of time you spent on each activity for the most accurate calculations.   […]

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In 2012, JK Diverted Over 1,200 Tons from Landfills

Regular readers know we are proud of our sustainability efforts across the company. Each year, we publish a report with the results of our eco-friendly practices. In 2012, we diverted more than 1,200 tons of materials from local landfills. That amount of material equates to 200 elephants, or for those in the transportation industry, 60 tractor trailer trucks!

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Partnering with Identity Guard® in Support of National Moving Month

May 1st marked the beginning of National Moving Month, a time when many families start planning a move to a new home, especially as the school year comes to a close. We’ve teamed up with privacy experts Identity Guard®, a leading identity theft protection company, to provide consumers with a comprehensive checklist to help them have a safe and worry-free move. Click Here for Full Sized Infographic 5 Safety Tips for Consumers Planning a Move:

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MoveChat – Common Moving Misconceptions

On the first and third Thursday of the month, movers from across North America participate in a discussion on Twitter, called MoveChat, where stories, tips, and advice are shared. Every chat, we discuss a specific part of the moving process. This week the topic was, “Dealing With Common Moving Misconceptions” and what follows is an edited transcript of the discussion.

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