Eric Vislay and Family

Get to Know Eric Vislay, Move Consultant for JK’s Household Goods Division, Virginia

It was the summer of 1991, when Eric Vislay made his first foray into the moving industry working for a mover in Alexandria, VA while still in college. “I liked meeting different people, seeing different homes and neighborhoods while on the job. I liked the variety and the flexibility of the schedule.” Eric’s father gave him great advice during those summers in college: “Working for a solid, top-notch, and expanding moving company in Washington, DC, a transient city where there will always be turnover, it could be a great career choice.” That advice stayed with him, reinforcing his decision to […]

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Grant Macpherson and Family

Get to Know Grant Macpherson, Move Consultant for JK’s Household Goods Division, Virginia

Easy going, confident, and competitive are a few words that describe Grant Macpherson. These three attributes have helped make Grant highly regarded as a Move Consultant on JK’s Household Goods Team. An only child, Grant was born in Canada, and he grew up in the moving business. So it was not a huge leap when Grant joined the JK family in 2004 as a summer helper. This gave him a unique insight into how the whole enterprise is run from end to end. This inside perspective is part of why Grant is such a successful sales professional. He officially became […]

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Self Dispatching at JK Moving

New Crew Self-Dispatching Process Is Three Times Faster & Maximizes Efficiency

There’s a lot of value in being consistent.  For more than 35 years, JK dispatched crews the exact same way. The day prior to the delivery of service, the dispatch team determines and assigns resources for the specific job at hand. Whether it’s trucks and pallets, packers and boxes, or drivers and equipment, the JK Dispatch team gets it organized and ready to go. Then the Dispatch team prepared what we call “the batch” paperwork. The challenge? This is a lot of paper…a whole lot.  So, being mindful of environmental conservation, JK shifted course to a different direction. JK Leads […]

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Get to Know Phil Philbin, Moving Consultant for Household Goods Division, Maryland

Passion comes in many forms, and Phil Philbin has a passion centered on people—more specifically, helping people. This passion has evolved into what he does today as a Moving Consultant for JK Moving Services: Helping people move. Phil found his calling after college when he realized that he enjoyed interacting with people. He naturally gravitated towards the field of sales and started his first sales job at Vonage. Phil’s strong leadership and public speaking skills helped him cultivate his career and it led him to his current position as a senior sales consultant. In 2015, when Phil was looking for […]

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Keep your personal data secure

Keep Your Personal Data Secure During a Move

I read with frustration about the news of the Capital One data breach that affected more than 100 million people applying for credit. Fortunately, authorities arrested the hacker. But not before the damage was done. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard about huge data security hacks recently. The FTC just fined Equifax $575 million for its 2017 breach of 148 million people and their personal data. Data protection and security are everyone’s responsibility. Did you know that 60% of Americans report they or an immediate family member have been victims of a scheme to defraud? It is essential to […]

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Joe Pence Biking in Cumberland, MD

Get to Know Joe Pence, Move Consultant for Household Goods Division, Maryland

Joe Pence is a force to be reckoned with. After joining JK Moving Services in November 1996, Joe has risen to become one of JK’s top sales representatives. Joe attributes his success to his persistent, determined, and loyal character. These qualities are also present in his personal life where he enjoys quality time with his wife, Nadine, and children, Trey (30), Alec (27), Drew (22), and Liam (19). Joe’s go-getter determination has helped him throughout both his personal life and in his professional life. Joe has been an avid football fan his entire life, playing for his high school football […]

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