Green Moving

Green Moving Saves 2M Pounds from Landfills

At JK Moving Services, we are proud of our sustainability efforts across the company. To that end, each year, we publish a report with the results of our green moving practices. In 2018, we diverted more than 2 million pounds of materials from local landfills. Secure recycling is not only good for business—it’s also good for the planet. Through our many green moving initiatives, JK reduces carbon emissions and protects the environment through our reusable services. Here are two examples of our eco-friendly programs: Asset Repurposing: Our integrated repurposing program prevents usable items from going to landfills. We place excess assets […]

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Prepare your kids for an upcoming move.

How to Prepare Your Kids for an Upcoming Move

Relocating to a new home means a lot of good things—new opportunities, a change of scenery, and making some new friends! But while that’s all well and good, there are also difficulties during any relocation. Especially if it’s something like a last-minute office move to a new city, and you have to relocate your entire family on short notice. Let’s face it, even when you’ve got ample time to plan out your relocation, it’s not easy to prepare your kids for an upcoming move. Indeed, children are sensitive, which is why you need to tread carefully. Don’t worry though, we’ve got […]

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Dashcam Installation

JK Formalizes Dashcam Program to Facilitate Safety

After piloting for the past year, JK Moving Services will formalize its dashcam program by adding dashboard cameras to the newest members of its fleet: Volvo moving trucks.  In all, 260 tractors, trucks, and vans will have the system, which promotes safe driving and reduces costs involved with accidents. “We are always looking for ways that technology can improve our service.  Dashcams have been well received by our drivers. We’ve seen our strong driving record improve even more and have realized savings.  That’s good for our customers as we work to make their moves efficient and safe and it is […]

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Best of Loudoun

JK Named Best of Loudoun

The Loudoun Times-Mirror announced JK Moving Services as the best moving service and best storage company in Loudoun County, Virginia, according to its readers. This marks the fourth time JK has received a Best of Loudoun honor in the past five years. Leesburg Today started the annual poll in the 1990s. Now conducted by the Loudoun Times Mirror, the poll encourages the community to name the best-of-the-best. This year, readers voted in 233 categories ranging from service providers to recreational opportunities. According to the publication, a record 56,000 participants cast more than 245,000 votes in December 2018. To see the full […]

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Electronic Logging Devices

Electronic Logging Devices: Good Business As Usual for JK Moving

What Are Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)  mandated that all trucking companies install electronic logging devices (ELDs) to more accurately track and log mileage. This ensures compliance with the federal safety rule governing hours-in-service, which limits time spent behind the wheel. Drivers should spend no more than 11 hours maximum driving, then remain off-duty for the next 10 hours. Although the rule’s implementation initially took place last December, the FMCSA granted a three and-a-half month time extension. This allows for companies and independents to work through various “bugs” and glitches that inevitably occur with […]

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