When partnering with JAS Brazil, headquartered in Sao Paolo, you will find JAS personnel handling customs brokerage services stationed at the main ports and airports in Brazil. Having our own offices and staff to interact with the customs and port/airport authorities locally helps customers expedite the documentation process for inbound and outbound activities. Additionally, JAS Brazil utilizes a state-of-the-art brokerage system which is fully integrated with our Global Operational System.
With modern systems, processes, and expert people, JAS Brazil can process your cargo as soon as it arrives, regardless of location. As over 30% of our local turnover is from the automotive industry, we guarantee a high efficiency level, which pairs well with your just-in-time process.
JAS Brazil ensures compliance and security as required by most of our global and multinational customers.
JAS Germany has announced the arrival of Sebastian Hilfer as National Account Manager for the South Germany Region.
Sebastian comes to JAS with more than 10 years of experience within the forwarding industry, with most of his time being spent in Sales. At his previous employer, he went through several sales levels, and most recently worked as Global Key Account Manager.
In his new role, Sebastian will strengthen our Sales Team by focusing on additional growth especially within the South German industry sectors.
Please join us in welcoming Sebastian to the JAS family.
JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that Parker Hannifin has awarded JAS Worldwide its coveted Forwarder of the Year award. Parker Hannifin, founded in 1917, supplies the globe with precision engineered solutions. They are a Fortune 250 global leader in industries ranging from aerospace and climate control to filtration and automation.
In past years, this commendation has been awarded to various leaders in the forwarding industry including JAS in 2017; which makes this year's selection of JAS for the second time in 4 years, all that more significant. Parker scored JAS for its numerous attributes including operational KPIs, innovative solutions & continual improvements, compliance, and overall market competitiveness.
As the recipient of the 2020 Forwarder of the Year award, JAS is proud to support Parker Hannifin by providing global multi-modal solutions.
The JAS Government & Defense group is pleased to welcome Todd Shook to the team as a National Account Director. Todd has worked in the G&D sector since 2008 with successful stints at DHL and National Air Cargo.
Todd served in the US Naval Reserves from 1989 to 1997 while also earning his BA and MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Todd will be targeting multi-national Defense contractors, the US State Department and other governmental and non-governmental agencies.
Please join us in welcoming Todd to the JAS family.
JAS announces the arrival of Stanislas Doutriaux as the new National Sales Director for JAS France.
Doutriaux is a French native and graduated with a Master Degree in Operations Management & International Negotiation. He has strong experience in the freight forwarding industry, having held positions in trade lane and sales management with Geodis and Panalpina in India and China, and the last 4 years in France with DB Schenker.
With his background, vision on strategic opportunities, and aptitude for development Doutriaux brings great value and excellent experience to lead our sales team and continue to strengthen JAS' positioning in the French market.
JAS Colombia is excited to announce the official opening of the new JAS office located in the City of Cali - Department of Valle del Cauca.
This new JAS Colombian Branch has a strategic connotation due to its geographic location. The Department of Valle del Cauca is classified as a logistics platform in the Colombian territory, with preferential access to the Pacific Region, where the Port of Buenaventura is located, the main Maritime Port of the Country that connects directly with 360 Ports and indirectly with another 920, mobilizing about 1.8 TEUS per year.
The Port infrastructure of this region is perfectly aligned with a wide logistics infrastructure of (7) Free Zones, which contributes to about 45% of the total exports of all Free Zones enabled in the Country.
The competitive advantages presented by the Valle del Cauca Region, makes this area one of the fastest growing in the logistics sector, classifying it as a multimodal zone that offers the appropriate conditions for nearshoring opportunities.
We look forward to utilizing the advantages this new branch has to offer the entire JAS Network and JAS customer base.