JK Moving

JK Moving’s new maintenance shop: Optimizing innovation and safety

We’re excited to announce the grand opening of JK Moving’s state-of-the-art maintenance shop, marking another milestone in our commitment to excellence and innovation. This new facility will transform the way we maintain our fleet and serve our customers.

Meeting growing needs

With a fleet that has nearly doubled over the past 15 years and a staff increase to more than 8 team members, the need for a new maintenance shop was evident. According to Jeff Parker, JK Director of Safety & Compliance, “We needed a facility that could keep pace with our expanding fleet. This new shop allows us to provide our drivers the safest vehicles to operate, maximize efficiency, reduce downtime, and continue to provide high-quality services for our customers.”

Enhanced capabilities

The new 10,000 square-foot facility is conveniently located just 2.8 miles from the JK HQ campus and boasts:

  • Maintenance shop break roomThree full-service bays for efficient repairs.
  • A dedicated wash bay to keep the fleet sparkling clean.
  • A two-post lift bay for hard-to-reach fixes.
  • Comfortable locker and break rooms for technicians.
  • Modern office space for optimal workflow.
  • Ample parking for trucks and trailers.

Benefits for our teams

The new amenities aren’t just about convenience: they will ensure JK’s fleet stays in peak condition, ready to deliver efficient and reliable service at all times.  Josh Clayborn, JK Maintenance Manager sees the following as the biggest wins:

  • maintenance shopIncreased efficiency: Dedicated bays for specific tasks mean faster turnaround times for all our vehicles.
  • Improved workflow: Mechanics can focus on repairs without having to constantly move vehicles around.
  • Expanded space: More room for technicians and trucks translates to more services completed faster.

Parker elaborates, “The shop will provide space to conduct long-term maintenance while continuing short-term preventative services.” With services ranging from front engine rebuilds to certified state inspections, the new facility is poised to meet and exceed the needs of our growing fleet and customer base.

What our new maintenance shop means for you

JK’s commitment to a top-notch fleet means peace of mind for our customers. With meticulously maintained vehicles and a team of dedicated professionals, you can rest assured that your move will be smooth sailing from start to finish.