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November 2021

Eilam Yaari, Branch Manager, is pictured on the right side of the first picture JAS New York Team
November 16, 2021

JAS USA is pleased to announce that as of November 1st, it has relocated its New York office to a larger office space in order to better serve its rapidly growing customer base in the region.

The newly relocated office, which is only a short distance from New Yorks' JFK Airport, is fully operational and offers air freight, ocean freight, and customs brokerage services. Furthermore, as a GDP-certified facility, the team can provide customers with pharma and healthcare forwarding, own customs brokerage, and supply chain solutions, all backed by people expertise.

Branch Manager Eilam Yaari, along with the rest of the JAS New York team, looks forward to providing customers with best-in-class service as they work to help clients reach their goals.


JAS USA, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, has been present in the USA for more than 25 years. In addition to the global air and sea freight services, handled by a global "one file" IT solution, JAS USA offers comprehensive solutions such as 3PL service, own warehouse services, and customs clearance services.

From the left: Wing Chan, Peter Troy, Andrea Azzimonti, Catherine Tam
November 17, 2021
Asia Pacific

JAS Asia Pacific is pleased to announce that the APAC Regional Ocean Team, together with the newly incorporated Tigers Global & APAC Team, has moved to its brand-new office at The Octagon, Hong Kong. While remaining in the same office building as JAS Hong Kong and Corporate China the JAS APAC Region Ocean Team has moved 8 floors up to a new office which incorporates over 4000 sqft of space to accommodate recent growth. This includes the incorporation of our new colleagues from the recent Tigers acquisition.

The grand opening ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on the 25th of October 2021. The ceremony was attended by Peter Troy (Vice President, Ocean Freight – Asia Pacific), Andrea Azzimonti (Vice President Sales & Marketing - China and Hong Kong), Wing Chan (Hong Kong Branch Manager and Director of Supply Chain - China and Hong Kong) and Catherine Tam (Global Director HR & Training for Tigers eCommerce & Contract Logistics).

I am proud of our achievements and expansion of the Regional Ocean Team these past few years. This investment has put us in good stead for the very dynamic and unprecedented times we face at the moment. These challenges will continue well into 2022, and we look forward to continuing to serve the group to the best of our ability. We extend a warm welcome into the JAS family to our new Tigers colleagues.” -Peter Troy (Vice President, Ocean Freight – Asia Pacific)

The new office address can be found here:

JAS Forwarding (H.K.) Limited

Unit 3110-3115, 31/F., The Octagon,

6 Sha Tsui Road, Tsuen Wan

Hong Kong

Henrique Sampaio – Branch Manager / Indianara Ramos- Business Analyst / Gislaine Catro – Operations Specialist / Mariana Probst – Inside Sales / Kathlyn Setragni – Export Specialist.
November 18, 2021

Customer satisfaction is a top priority for the team at JAS Brazil's Itajai Branch. Following key trends in the freight-forwarding industry directly correlates with customer satisfaction. The Itajai team at JAS Brazil commits to serving the entire southern region of Brazil, shaping its services around concepts like:

  • Customized logistics solutions that align with specific industries.
  • Delivery efficiency with end-to-end logistics tracking.  
  • Transparency throughout the process with real-time updates.  

The State of Santa Catarina has one of the best socioeconomic indicators in Brazil. It enjoys a solid logistical structure, coupled with an excellent strategical position. It connects to main ports and airports in Brazil and across the world, making it a convenient option for customers throughout the southern region.  

As part of its commitment to customers in Santa Catarina and the entire southern region, The Itajai team at JAS Brazil boasts some of the most capable logistics team members and modern systems designed to serve international logistics needs. JAS' worldwide TMS tracks every step of the process, delivering in time and online visibility to customers.  

Our team possesses in-depth knowledge in the automotive, furniture, metal-mechanical, pharmaceutical and health, technology, wines and spirits, and wood industries. JAS' continued investment in infrastructure serves as a testament to our dedication to customer satisfaction. Contact JAS Brazil (Itajai) to learn how we can help with your logistics needs in the southern region of Brazil and beyond.

Derek Lee, appointed JAS APAC Pharma & Healthcare Sales VP
November 24, 2021
Asia Pacific

JAS Worldwide APAC is pleased to announce the arrival of Derek Lee as the new VP, Pharma & Healthcare, APAC. With more than 20 years of experience in healthcare supply chain and logistics management, Derek has a wide breadth of pharma and medical device experience in the region. During his previous endeavors at various healthcare and logistics companies, he has set up and managed multiple supply chains, and developed healthcare recommendations and support solutions that built strong synergies between product, operations, and fulfilling customer needs. His leadership and in-depth knowledge of the industry trends and requirements are key drivers to meeting customer requirements and constantly developing innovative and compelling solutions for future demands.

"Derek brings very diversified pharma and healthcare business expertise that will further strengthen our existing and future GDP certified locations throughout the region," said Stefano Olmi, Vice President Sales & Marketing, Asia Pacific.
"Derek's unique combination of pharma and healthcare industry successful tenures, in a myriad of key catalysts roles ranging from; Supply Chain Logistics/Pharma Manufacturer & Distributor/Digital Platform and Solutions, will allow JAS to provide our customers with a very broad-based compendium of direct values," added Frank Cascante, Senior Vice President Global Sales Pharma & Healthcare.

JAS is excited to have Derek join the organization and strengthen its APAC sales management organization to drive the development of our Pharma & Healthcare footprint. His arrival is a part of JAS' ongoing and long-term investment in pharma and healthcare logistics industry.