Safety and Numbers

With over 125 crew members lifting everything from pianos to conference tables, 128 drivers logging close to 3 million miles on the nation’s roads, and 40 staff members fork-lifting storage containers in our warehouses every day, Workers’ Compensation Injury statistics really mean something to JK. Numbers are more than just numbers – they translate to the people we work with and see every day. These statistics mean that no one has been injured lifting and loading heavy furniture, stacking pallets 30 feet high in our warehouses, or servicing and driving the hundreds of trucks we put on the road each […]

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Household Moves on the Rise in 2010

If you can gauge the economy by how many people are moving then things are starting to look up. On January 12, the American Moving & Storage Association (AMSA) reported that private and corporate household relocations continued to increase during the first three quarters of 2010, which could be seen as an indicator of a gradually improving economy. Industry-wide, the number of people moving their households rose nearly 5% after experiencing a decline the previous two years. “It’s been a challenging 2 years for those of us in the moving industry, but well-run companies seem to have survived, ” remarked […]

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