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JAS Saudi Arabia Honored by SABIC

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June 10, 2024
The JAS Saudi Arabia team proudly accepts the Overall Performance and Positive Contribution 2023 award from SABIC at the Supplier Recognition Ceremony in Jubail.
The JAS Saudi Arabia team proudly accepts the Overall Performance and Positive Contribution 2023 award from SABIC at the Supplier Recognition Ceremony in Jubail.

Jubail, Saudi Arabia – JAS Saudi Arabia is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Overall Performance and Positive Contribution 2023 award by Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC). The award was presented during the Supplier Recognition Ceremony held at SABIC's Jubail SJB headquarters. 

The Supplier Recognition Ceremony is an annual event organized by SABIC to acknowledge and celebrate the outstanding contributions and achievements of its partners and suppliers. This year's ceremony brought together industry leaders, key stakeholders, and representatives from SABIC’s network of suppliers. 

The JAS Saudi Arabia team was recognized for its performance, commitment to excellence, and significant contributions to SABIC's supply chain operations. The award highlights JAS’s commitment to providing superior logistics and forwarding services, ensuring seamless and efficient transportation solutions that align with SABIC's high standards and operational requirements. 

"We are honored to receive this award from SABIC," said Jad Moujally, Managing Director of JAS Saudi Arabia. "This recognition reflects the strong partnership and collaboration between our organizations. We are proud of our team's hard work, creativity, and dedication, which have been instrumental in achieving this milestone. We look forward to continuing to support SABIC's mission and are excited about what the future holds.” 

SABIC, a global leader in diversified chemicals, relies on its partners and suppliers to maintain the highest levels of efficiency and innovation in its operations. The Overall Performance and Positive Contribution award underscores JAS Saudi Arabia’s role in meeting these expectations and enhancing the overall performance of SABIC’s supply chain. 

JAS Saudi Arabia extends its gratitude to SABIC for this honor and to its team members whose dedication and professionalism have made this achievement possible. The company remains committed to delivering exceptional service and value to its clients and partners, continuously striving for excellence in all its operations. 

About JAS Worldwide 

JAS Worldwide, a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, was founded in Milan, Italy, in 1978. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, USA and supported by 7,000+ team members in more than 100 countries, it builds innovative and sustainable solutions that focus on customer needs and a better future for all. At the heart of JAS's success is its people who deliver customer value. As one of the largest and fastest growing family-owned logistics companies, JAS is committed to creating opportunities for our communities, customers, and colleagues to thrive. Together.  

JAS Worldwide Releases Inaugural Sustainability Report Highlighting Major Environmental Achievements 

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June 5, 2024
JAS Worldwide proudly announces the release of its first sustainability report.
JAS Worldwide proudly announces the release of its first sustainability report.

ATLANTA, GA – June 5, 2024 – This World Environment Day, JAS Worldwide, a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, proudly announces the release of its first sustainability report. This comprehensive report details the significant strides JAS has made towards environmental stewardship and how it plans to achieve Net Zero by 2050.  

Key highlights from the report include: 

  • 10% Renewable Electricity Share: JAS has achieved a 10% share of renewable electricity across all its global locations. 
  • 12% Emissions Reduction: Since 2021, JAS has successfully reduced its emissions by 12%, exhibiting the company's commitment to lowering its carbon footprint. 
  • EcoVadis Recognition: In 2023, JAS was rated among the top 15% of sustainable companies by EcoVadis, underscoring its dedication to sustainability excellence. 

"Achieving a more sustainable future. Together." is the mission that guides JAS Worldwide's environmental strategy. The company is committed to achieving Net Zero emissions by 2050, through a plan that includes reducing greenhouse gas emissions from transportation, prioritizing sustainable products and packaging, promoting and implementing clean energy solutions, and enhancing overall efficiency in operations.  

JAS Worldwide acknowledges the importance of all 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). However, as a global logistics company, it has identified six SDGs that particularly resonate with its mission: 

  • Affordable and Clean Energy 
  • Decent Work and Economic Growth 
  • Reduced Inequalities 
  • Responsible Consumption and Production 
  • Climate Action 
  • Partnerships for the Goals 

In 2023, JAS established a dedicated sustainability team, appointing regional sustainability leads and sustainability ambassadors to drive these initiatives forward. This strategic move has empowered JAS to achieve significant milestones by embodying a global focus on responsible business practices. 

"At JAS Worldwide, we are committed to creating a more sustainable future through collective action and innovation," said Andrea Goeman, SVP, Global Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment (QHSE) & Sustainability. "Our inaugural sustainability report not only highlights our accomplishments but also sets the stage for future initiatives that will further our commitment to environmental stewardship." 

For more information on JAS Worldwide’s sustainability initiatives and to view the full report, click here.

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JAS Worldwide, announces its participation in and sponsorship of LogiPharma Asia 2024, which will be held on June 19-20 at the Equarius Hotel in Singapore.
JAS Worldwide Announces Attendance and Sponsorship of LogiPharma Asia 2024

Singapore, May 30, 2024 - JAS Worldwide, a leading global freight forwarding and logistics provider, proudly announces its participation and sponsorship of LogiPharma Asia 2024, scheduled to take place on June 19 - 20 at the prestigious Equarius Hotel in Singapore. 

LogiPharma Asia is a premier gathering of supply chain and logistics professionals from the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. This year's event promises to bring together top executives, thought leaders, and solution providers to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in pharmaceutical logistics and supply chain management. 

As a key player in the global logistics landscape, JAS Worldwide is committed to delivering innovative and reliable solutions tailored to the unique needs of the pharmaceutical industry. With its extensive network, advanced technology platforms, and dedicated team of experts, JAS Worldwide empowers pharmaceutical companies to optimize their supply chains, streamline operations, and enhance efficiency while maintaining the highest standards of compliance and quality. 

" We are excited to be part of LogiPharma Asia 2024," said Frank Cascante, Senior VP for Global Pharma & Healthcare. "This event provides a unique platform for industry leaders to come together, share knowledge, and explore innovative solutions to the complex challenges facing the pharmaceutical supply chain. As a trusted partner to the pharmaceutical industry, JAS Worldwide is proud to support this important initiative and looks forward to contributing to its success." 

Attendees of LogiPharma Asia 2024 are invited to visit JAS Worldwide at booth 11 to learn more about the company's comprehensive range of logistics services and solutions for the pharmaceutical sector. JAS Worldwide representatives will be available to discuss specific requirements, answer questions, and explore potential collaborations to drive mutual success. 

JAS Worldwide is thrilled to welcome Multilogistics as its latest acquisition
JAS Worldwide Acquires Multilogistics, Strengthening European Logistics Presence  

JAS Worldwide is thrilled to welcome Multilogistics as its latest acquisition led by JAS Jet Air Service SpA, which closed on May 27.  

This acquisition is particularly special, as Multilogistics is headquartered in Liscate, not far from JAS's original roots in Milan. This proximity serves as a poignant reminder of JAS's beginnings and highlights a journey of global growth over the past four decades. JAS's progress has been deliberate, strategically partnering with companies that invest in their employees and maintain a high commitment to customer care.  

"We are excited to join forces with JAS Worldwide, a recognized leader in the global logistics industry," said Massimo Mirizzi President and Managing director of Multilogistics. "This partnership presents tremendous opportunities for our team and our customers. By combining our local expertise with JAS Worldwide's global reach and innovative and sustainable solutions, we can deliver even greater value and service excellence to our customers."  

Multilogistics is known for its highly customized customer solutions, providing deep industry expertise and unique solutions. As a highly respected player with a vast Italian network, its mission is to support customers in becoming leaders in their respective markets.  

"Multilogistics' approach to customer care mirrors JAS's service philosophy. This acquisition represents a significant milestone in our growth strategy, and I'm excited to align the two synergies into one to better serve our clients with an advanced range of logistics solutions," said Leonardo Baldi, Regional Vice President of JAS Italy.  

With 144 employees and expertise in freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and supply chain management, Multilogistics will bolster JAS's offerings of comprehensive logistics solutions. This strategic acquisition reaffirms JAS's dedication to enhancing its service offerings and strengthening its presence in the European market.  

About JAS Worldwide  

JAS Worldwide, a global leader in logistics and supply chain solutions, was founded in Milan, Italy in 1978. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and supported by 7,000+ team members in more than 100 countries, it focuses on creating solutions that are innovative, sustainable, and unique to each customer's needs. At the heart of its success is its people, who are committed to delivering customer value. As a privately owned company, JAS maintains a steadfast commitment to creating opportunities for our communities, customers, and colleagues to thrive. Together.  

JAS Brazil announces the appointment of Karin Schöner as its new Managing Director/President.
JAS Brazil Welcomes Karin Schöner, Managing Director/President

JAS Brazil proudly announces the appointment of Karin Schöner as its new Managing Director/President, effective May 2, 2024.

Karin Schöner is a native Brazilian executive recognized for her extensive expertise and leadership in the logistics industry. With a distinguished career , Karin has held key roles in sales, general management, and strategic leadership across various countries and sectors, including airlines, freight forwarding, contract logistics, and maritime operations. Prior to joining JAS Brazil, Karin served as the President for a company in the East Coast of South America, where she successfully led transformation initiatives.

Karin's track record is a testament to her exceptional capabilities in navigating complex challenges, fostering strategic partnerships, and driving innovation in supply chain management. Her deep understanding of market dynamics, regulatory frameworks, and industry best practices positions her as a leader in the logistics landscape.

Throughout her career, Karin has demonstrated a commitment to developing and empowering her teams. Her leadership philosophy emphasizes mentorship, collaboration, and continuous learning, resulting in high-performing teams that consistently exceed expectations and deliver outstanding results. Karin's passion for nurturing talent and fostering a culture of excellence aligns seamlessly with JAS's core values and vision for sustainable growth.

"Karin's unparalleled expertise, strategic acumen, and commitment to excellence make her the ideal leader to propel JAS Brazil forward. We look forward to her transformative leadership and contributions to our continued growth and success in the region," Adrian Emmenegger, Executive Vice President of JAS Americas, expressed with confidence.

Karin Schöner's appointment as Managing Director/President reinforces JAS's commitment to delivering superior logistics solutions, driving innovation, and exceeding customer expectations across Brazil and beyond.

JAS welcomes Christian Heinze as Global Head of the Technology Vertical.
JAS Welcomes Global Head of the Technology Vertical, Christian Heinze

JAS Worldwide is excited to welcome Christian Heinze as Global Head of the Technology Vertical, effective April 2, 2024. With this strategic addition to the leadership team, JAS reaffirms its push to expand its presence and expertise in the Technology and Semiconductor sector.  

Christian brings over two decades of success serving in senior operational and commercial roles within the global logistics industry. His deep knowledge of the semiconductor and solar industries has shaped critical supply chain transformations for clients across all modes of global transportation.  

Throughout his career, Christian has been instrumental in developing and implementing innovative commercial strategies that have contributed to significant business growth and fostered customer collaboration. His innate understanding of the industry landscape and proven track record of driving operational excellence make him a valuable asset to JAS’s growing technology vertical.

"Christian’s wealth of experience and passion for innovation aligns perfectly with our mission to deliver exceptional services to our Technology clients. His leadership will play a crucial role in expanding our service portfolio and solidifying JAS's position as a key player in the dynamic and fast-evolving semiconductor industry," Manuele Mazzacurati, EVP, Sales & Marketing, JAS Worldwide, expresses with enthusiasm.  

Christian Heinze's appointment comes at a key time as JAS continues its focus on operational excellence, offering innovative solutions, and adopting a sustainable approach to drive growth and create value for its customers globally.

JAS Worldwide has announced its partnership with Lune.
JAS Worldwide partners with Lune to help shippers contribute to climate action

[ATLANTA, GA., January 16, 2024] – JAS Worldwide, a global supply chain and logistics company, has announced its partnership with Lune, a leading provider for funding high quality climate projects. This collaboration will enable JAS customers to contribute to climate projects and compensate for difficult-to-abate logistics emissions.

As the transport and logistics industry contributes approx. 11% of global CO₂ emissions, JAS sees that it has an important role to play in tackling the challenge of reducing the industry’s impact. In addition to reducing CO₂ emissions from freight, JAS aims to extend its influence beyond the logistics value chain and enable its customers to take action by contributing to impactful climate projects around the world. However, navigating this commitment with credibility poses a unique challenge, given the carbon credit market's prevalence of projects with questionable impact and limited transparency.

To enable its customers to contribute to climate projects in a credible way, JAS has selected Lune as its partner for carbon offsetting, because of its shared commitment to transparency and positive impact. By leveraging a rigorous vetting process and comprehensive six-point evaluation criteria, Lune curates a list of high quality climate projects, such as reforestation, mangroves restoration, concrete mineralization, or enhanced rock weathering. The initial projects chosen by JAS Worldwide are aligned with the Oxford Offsetting Principles best-in-class portfolio.

JAS customers will receive transparent information about the projects and their impact as well as a dedicated carbon credit certificate for completed purchases. Transparency and accountability are crucial in today’s complex and ambiguous voluntary carbon markets.

“By offering our customers not only biofuel insetting and network optimization solutions, but also offsetting opportunities through our partnership with Lune, we help them achieve their environmental goals while keeping our promise to make a positive impact.” said Andrea Goeman, SVP QHSE & Sustainability at JAS Worldwide.

“Working with JAS Worldwide, we are excited to bring a new level of integrity and clarity to end-to-end sustainable logistics. Our collaboration sets a new standard for how the logistics sector can contribute to a climate positive world,” added Erik Stadigh, Co-founder and CEO at Lune.

Driven by customer demand and incoming regulation, this partnership is a significant step for JAS Worldwide and Lune as they continue to champion sustainable practices in logistics.

About JAS Worldwide:
JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future.

About Lune:
Lune is on a mission to make every product and service climate positive by default. Consumers are demanding businesses take climate action. With Lune, companies are delivering by calculating scope 3 emissions and purchasing carbon credits with peace of mind. It provides the only API that combines emission calculations and high quality climate contributions. Lune is trusted by leading companies worldwide such as JAS Worldwide, Visa, Salesforce, and Forto. Learn more at www.lune.co.

JAS China Team Members with HR Asia Awards.
JAS China Clinches Three HR Asia Awards

JAS China proudly announces its outstanding achievements in the realm of workplace excellence, securing three awards from HR Asia this November in Shanghai. 

2023 Best Companies to Work for in Asia  

JAS China has been recognized as one of the "2023 Best Companies to Work for in Asia" by HR Asia, a testament to our commitment to fostering an exceptional workplace environment. This distinguished accolade is a result of our relentless dedication to employee satisfaction, innovative HR practices, and an unwavering commitment to cultivating a positive and empowering workplace culture. 

Most Caring Company  

JAS China's unwavering dedication to employee welfare and well-being has earned us the "Most Caring Company" award. This recognition underscores our commitment to creating a workplace that not only nurtures professional growth but also prioritizes the health, happiness, and prosperity of our employees. 

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Award  

JAS China is honored to receive the "Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI)" award, highlighting our commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. This recognition reflects our dedication to ensuring equal opportunities for all employees, regardless of background, and cultivating a workplace that thrives on the unique perspectives and talents of each team member. 

The HR Asia Best Companies to Work for in Asia awards are highly esteemed, attracting applications from a diverse array of companies, including Fortune 500 giants and multinational corporations. JAS China's success in clinching these awards reaffirms our position as an employer of choice in Asia, demonstrating our exceptional HR practices, high levels of employee engagement, and an outstanding workplace culture. 

"This privilege belongs to every one of our associates.  Together we are building JAS China to be the workplace that puts people first, embraces diversity, equity & inclusion, and creates a culture of empathy.  Thank you all for your contribution!  Let’s continue to foster a fulfilling culture that striving for engagement and excellence," shared Daniel Jiang, Head of HR, JAS China.

"We are very proud of these awards as we center our culture around the notion  ‘people makes the difference’" added Marco Civardi, CEO of JAS China.

These accolades reflect JAS China's ongoing commitment to maintaining a workplace that values its employees, promotes diversity and inclusion, and sets industry benchmarks for HR excellence. 

JAS Chile is proud to announce that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work.
JAS Chile Achieves Great Place to Work Certification, Reinforcing Commitment to Employee Well-Being and Excellence

JAS Chile is proud to announce that it has been certified as a Great Place to Work. This recognition is a testament to its  commitment to creating a positive and inclusive workplace culture.


The Great Place to Work certification is awarded based on employee feedback and an in-depth analysis of the organization's workplace practices.  


"At JAS Chile, our people are our greatest asset, and we are thrilled to be recognized as a Great Place to Work," said Rodrigo Bustos, Managing Director at JAS Chile. "This certification is a reflection of our dedication to fostering a supportive and collaborative environment where our employees can thrive both personally and professionally."


The certification process involved an extensive survey of JAS Chile's employees, evaluating key factors such as leadership effectiveness, employee engagement, and workplace culture. The positive responses from employees underscore its efforts to prioritize a people-centric approach.


"We believe that a great workplace is built on trust, collaboration, and a shared commitment to success," added Rodrigo. "This recognition energizes us to continue fostering an environment where our employees can excel, grow, and contribute to our overall success."


As JAS Chile celebrates this achievement, it remains focused on continuous improvement and innovation, with a dedication to providing an exceptional workplace experience for its employees.

JAS is proud to introduce the CO2 Emissions Report Feature to JAS SmartHub, reaffirming its commitment to sustainability, innovative technology, and helping clients make more sustainable choices.
JAS SmartHub Makes Emissions Tracking Easy with New CO2 Emissions Report Feature

JAS Worldwide is thrilled to unveil an exciting addition to the JAS SmartHub platform - the CO2 Emissions Report. This innovative feature empowers users with comprehensive insights into the carbon emissions associated with their shipments, spanning all modes of transportation. It offers customizable input fields to align with user-specific requirements. 

As part of JAS’s commitment to sustainability and the environment, the JAS team has developed the CO2 Emissions Report within our JAS SmartHub platform. This new feature empowers individuals and businesses to take control of their environmental impact and make informed decisions as they work towards a greener, more sustainable future. 

Key Features of the CO2 Emissions Report: 

  • Detailed Carbon Footprint Analysis: Users will have access to a detailed breakdown of carbon emissions for each shipment, helping them understand the environmental impact of their logistics operations. 
  • All Transport Modes Covered: Whether your shipments travel by road, rail, sea, or air, the CO2 Emissions Report provides a holistic view of emissions, giving you a comprehensive overview of your carbon footprint. 
  • Customizable Input Fields: Tailor the report to your specific needs with customizable input fields. You can adjust the report to focus on the data that matters most to your business, ensuring it aligns with your sustainability goals and strategies. 

This latest addition to JAS SmartHub is part of JAS’s ongoing efforts to provide its customers with innovative and user-friendly solutions. By offering greater visibility into CO2 emissions, the team can help clients drive positive change in their supply chains, reduce their environmental impact, and achieve their sustainability targets. 

For more information on JAS SmartHub, please contact  lizelle.britz@jas.com

JAS Worldwide, a leading global logistics provider, is proud to announce its partnership with GoodShipping.
JAS Worldwide and GoodShipping Collaborate to Advance Sustainable Logistics and Decarbonization with Sustainable Marine Biofuel

[Atlanta, Oct. 20, 2023 ] — JAS Worldwide, a leading global logistics provider, is proud to announce its partnership with GoodShipping. This collaboration is focused on promoting a more environmentally responsible future for the logistics industry. Through this strategic partnership, JAS aims to make substantial reductions in the industry's carbon footprint by helping to facilitate the transition from fossil fuels to sustainable marine biofuel solutions. 

At JAS, environmental stewardship and the promotion of sustainable logistics are fundamental to our business. JAS’s investment in carbon reduction allows customers to see up to a 100% reduction in CO2e Well-to-Wake emissions when compared to their fossil fuel equivalents. This innovative approach is based on the concept of insetting. When utilizing insetting a customer chooses sustainable biofuel rather than the traditional fossil fuel. This eco-friendly biofuel is a renewable energy source that can power vessels without disrupting logistics operations.  

Through the partnership with GoodShipping, JAS now has a carrier-independent solution that can be applied to any trade lane worldwide using the “one atmosphere approach” or “mass balance principle.” This means that if the biofuel supply is unavailable for the specific vessel transporting a customer’s shipment, an equivalent amount of biofuel, corresponding to the emissions generated by the shipment, is utilized in a biofuel enabled vessel. The end result is the same since the atmosphere is indifferent to which vessel is fueled. 

The insetting service JAS’s customers can book facilitates the use of biofuel derived from 100% certifiable waste and residue streams. What sets this service apart is its independent audit verification process, which confirms the quality of the biofuel and ensures accurate carbon accounting. Through this approach, JAS strives to reduce actual emissions from its operations and help customers reduce Scope 3 emissions within their supply chain. 

This partnership offers numerous advantages to cargo owners: 

  • Simple: The mass balance principle and the blend of biofuels with conventional fossil fuels provide a carrier-independent solution with minimal disruption to logistics operations. 
  • Impactful: Biofuel Insetting offers an immediate response within the same sector where emissions originate, enabling an effective reaction to global warming. 
  • Credible: The utilization of biofuels aligns with global sustainability goals, and third-party audits ensure that sustainability claims are accurate and backed by credible assessments. 
Andrea Goeman, SVP Sustainability, JAS Worldwide shared: "JAS Worldwide and GoodShipping are united in the mission to reduce carbon emissions to zero with Sustainable Marine Biofuel. We look forward to continuing our collaboration and to extend this decarbonization product to road transport, ensuring a comprehensive approach to sustainability in our customers' supply chain." 
“We’re very happy to have started collaborating with an international player like JAS Worldwide,” says Alessandro Pierangeli, Commercial Manager at GoodShipping. Through our partnership, we can collectively offer companies a unique way to decarbonize their Scope 3 transportation emissions. We are truly excited to make a long term impact together.” 

About JAS Worldwide: 

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future. 

About GoodShipping: 

GoodShipping accelerates the decarbonisation of shipping. GoodShipping enables companies to make an immediate climate impact by decarbonising their scope 3 emissions. Being world’s leading sustainable cargo initiative, GoodShipping facilitates a switch from fossil fuel to sustainable biofuel through an innovative concept called carbon insetting. This is based on the one atmosphere approach – the concept that all carbon is emitted into the same atmosphere. Any carrier running on biofuel, is a reduction of fossil fuel emissions in the atmosphere. Therefore, it doesn’t matter which carrier runs on biofuel. The independent third-party audit ensures the clients' decarbonisation commitments are delivered. GoodShipping is proud to be part of FincoEnergies. Together delivering sustainable energy solutions to propel our customers’ transition towards a better world. 

The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) empowers the Transport and Logistics industry to set ambitious carbon reduction goals in line with scientific evidence, which is crucial for mitigating climate change.
SBTi and the Transport and Logistics Industry: Steering Towards Net Zero by 2050

In a world facing pressing environmental challenges, the need for carbon reduction has become a priority for industries worldwide. The Transport and Logistics sector plays a key role in global trade and commerce, and the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) serves as a framework for empowering companies within this sector to establish ambitious carbon emission reduction targets.

Let us explore the significance of SBTi and how it is shaping the future of the Transport and Logistics industry.

What is SBTi?

The Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) is a collaborative initiative driven by several prominent organizations, including CDP, World Resources Institute (WRI), the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Its overarching mission is to support companies in aligning their emissions reduction targets with scientific evidence to hold global warming at 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels. SBTi provides a comprehensive framework for the setting and validating such targets for companies across various industries.

The Transport and Logistics Industry's Role

The Transport and Logistics industry significantly contributes to global emissions due to the substantial fuel consumption of ships, trucks, airplanes, and other vehicles within the supply chain. As such, this plays a critical role in mitigating climate change, and companies are increasingly recognizing their environmental responsibilities and have started developing carbon reduction targets.

These carbon targets can cover emissions from various scopes, including direct emissions (Scope 1), energy consumption (Scope 2), and indirect emissions from the upstream and downstream supply chain (Scope 3).

Commitment to Net-Zero by 2050 

As the Transport and Logistics industry continues to transform, JAS Worldwide has proactively embraced sustainability and carbon reduction. We are fully committed to establishing a science-based target in alignment with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) aimed at achieving Net Zero emissions by the year 2050. 

Through our commitment to SBTi, JAS is setting clear and measurable targets and taking tangible steps towards combatting climate change.

Recognizing our industry's role in advancing and strengthening the global economy and understanding that collective action yields a greater positive impact, we invite our business partners to join us in making strides toward a more sustainable future.

Committing to becoming net zero by 2050 -or earlier- is a step in the right direction. By leveraging the SBTi framework, our efforts contribute to a healthier planet and inspire positive change while creating value for stakeholders.

Mike Jacobi, VP Global Strategy, JAS Worldwide
JAS Welcomes New Global VP of Strategy to Drive Strategic Growth Initiatives

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that Mike Jacobi, a seasoned global logistics, freight, and distribution leader with over 30 years of experience, has been appointed VP Global Strategy. Jacobi will report directly to JAS Global Chief Commercial Officer David Bang, spearheading strategic growth initiatives.

Before joining JAS, Jacobi led global freight and distribution at a global pharma and healthcare manufacturer, where he and his team transformed global logistics, freight & distribution management across all transportation modes, optimizing internal and external warehouses. Prior to that, he held various leadership positions at a large global logistics and supply chain solution firm for many years.

"Jacobi's impressive track record in both logistics provider and manufacturer sides will further strengthen JAS's customer-centric strategy and innovation path," said Bang. "He will drive JAS's key growth strategies and foster and spread ground-up systematic innovative and collaborative culture working closely with all other stakeholders."

Jacobi's appointment signifies JAS's commitment to delivering unparalleled service; with his leadership, JAS is poised to navigate the ever-evolving logistics landscape and achieve new milestones in driving global supply chain excellence.

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future.

JAS' commitment to environmentally friendly solutions has led to successful partnerships with manufacturers, suppliers, and customers, resulting in mutual benefits, and its latest venture into electric trucks, showcases its dedication to driving positive change.
JAS Worldwide and GLC Introduce First Electric Truck, Paving the Way for Even Greener Road Freight in Sweden

In the pursuit of a greener future for transportation, JAS Worldwide, in collaboration with GLC - Göteborgs Lastbilcentral, proudly unveiled their first electric truck in Sweden earlier this year.


Operating within the greater Gothenburg area, this electric vehicle uses clean, renewable electricity, delivering remarkable results in terms of environmental impact. Compared to traditional diesel trucks, the VOLVO FM6x2T TE achieves an impressive 92% reduction in CO2 emissions when considering the entire Well-To-Wheel (WTW) cycle.


The successful implementation of this electric truck marks an important milestone for JAS Worldwide and GLC, as they introduce greener transportation options for their customers. By collaborating with manufacturers, suppliers, and customers, JAS Worldwide aims to bring about benefits for all parties involved while setting an example for the industry.


JAS Worldwide remains at the forefront of sustainable initiatives and continues to explore additional solutions and collaborations as it works towards an even more sustainable future.

JAS Worldwide is excited to announce its sponsorship of the Dana Open this July.
JAS Worldwide Proudly Announces its Sponsorship of the Dana Open

JAS Worldwide is excited to announce its sponsorship of the Dana Open. This annual event, one of the longest-running on the LPGA Tour, is set to take place from July 10th to July 16th, 2023, at the Highland Meadows Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio, United States.


Founded in 1984, the Dana Open has become a significant philanthropic force, raising funds for numerous local children's charities. Throughout its more than 30-year history, the tournament has raised over $13.5 million, benefiting more than 215 organizations, such as the Ronald McDonald House Charities and Read For Literacy which are dedicated to supporting the well-being of children within the local community.


As a family-owned business committed to giving back, JAS recognizes the impact that the Dana Open has on the lives of those it serves. By participating in this event, attendees and sponsors alike are actively contributing to the well-being and success of the community's youth, helping to shape a brighter future for generations to come. We hope to inspire others to join us in our mission to make a positive difference in the lives of those who need it most.


JAS extends its gratitude to the organizers, volunteers, players, and sponsors of the Dana Open.

JAS has incorporated robots into its warehouse operations to enhance efficiency and productivity.
Revolutionizing Contract Logistics Facilities: Automation Solutions at JAS

In today's fast-paced world of logistics, staying ahead requires constant innovation and optimization. JAS understands the significance of utilizing cutting-edge technologies to improve efficiency and drive productivity. That's why we have fully embraced automation and seamlessly integrated robots into our warehouse operations at our Contract Logistics facilities. This includes our recently opened warehouse in Memphis, Tennessee, USA. This exciting technology benefits both our picking teams and the overall logistics process.

Enhancing Productivity: One primary advantage of incorporating robots into our warehouse operations is their ability to work alongside our picking teams, improving their productivity and efficiency. Collaborating with our human team members, these robots take on repetitive and time-consuming tasks, allowing our team members to focus on the more complex and value-added tasks. This dynamic partnership increases productivity levels, enabling us to meet customer demands quickly and accurately.

Reducing Non-Value-Added Travel Time: Deploying robots in our warehouse significantly reduces non-value-added travel time. Instead of pickers manually pushing carts and transporting goods long distances, our automated helpers efficiently transport them from the picking area to the shipping station. By reducing non-value-added travel time, we can optimize workflows and increase overall operational efficiency resulting in time and cost savings for our customers.

Versatile Performance: Our robots excel in various order scenarios, accommodating both batch picking for e-commerce orders and big orders with oversized items and high unit counts. Their versatility and adaptability make them invaluable assets in handling diverse order volumes and requirements, enabling us to meet customer demands across a wide range of industries efficiently.

Real-Time Data Visibility and Analytics: With the help of our robotic team members, we have achieved real-time data visibility and analytics. This data-driven approach allows us to optimize our operations, identify bottlenecks, and implement continuous improvements while maintaining the highest standards of accuracy and efficiency. Our teams can monitor, troubleshoot, and expand robot functionality from anywhere in the world.  


At JAS, we believe that embracing automation and integrating robots into our warehouse operations is key to driving efficiency and meeting the needs of today's rapidly evolving industry. With robots as our trusted teammates, we are well-equipped to meet the needs of today, all while providing exceptional service to our valued customers.

To learn more about our services and how they can benefit you, please visit our contract logistics webpage.

JAS India celebrated the successful Grand Opening of its new office in Pune on June 2nd, 2023.
JAS India Celebrates Grand Opening of New Office in Pune

JAS India is thrilled to announce the successful Grand Opening of its new facility in Pune on June 2nd, 2023. This milestone marks the establishment of Pune as an independent branch which is an integral part of the West India Region. Additionally, it further expand its footprint while reinforcing its commitment to be in front of its customers and provide exceptional services.


The Grand Opening ceremony was a momentous occasion for JAS India, as it brought together both customers and JAS colleagues from across the Western Region. They were also joined by Stefano Olmi, the Vice President of Sales & Marketing Asia Pacific, who performed the ribbon-cutting ceremony, symbolizing the official inauguration of the new office.


"We are immensely proud to inaugurate our brand-new facility in Pune," said Sonal Singhal, Managing Director of JAS India. "This expansion signifies a significant milestone in JAS India's growth journey, and we are grateful to our customers and colleagues who have played a vital role in making this possible."


Looking ahead, the team is confident that the new office will further strengthen its position as a leading logistics provider in the market. With a focus on continuous improvement and customer-centricity, JAS India will continue to invest in its people, processes, and technology to deliver innovative solutions that exceed expectations.

Alexander Kappeli, Managing Director, JAS Colombia
Alexander Kappeli appointed as new Managing Director for JAS Colombia

JAS Americas is pleased to announce the appointment of Alexander Kappeli as Managing Director for Colombia. In this role, Kappeli will be responsible for overseeing and growing JAS’ business operations in the local market.


Kappeli brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience.A graduate of KV Zurich Business School, Kappeli has more than 20 years of experience in the logistics and supply chain industry. Prior to joining JAS he has spent time working in the European, North American and Latin American markets.


He succeeds Maria Paula Eslava, who joined JAS USA as the Miami Branch Manager.


"We are thrilled to welcome Alexander to the JAS team. His extensive knowledge of the industry and proven track record of success will be invaluable as we continue to strengthen and grow our business in Colombia and reinforce our market position within the country," said Adrian Emmenegger, EVP Americas. "At the same time, we would like to express our appreciation to Maria for her contributions over the past several years. She has led a solid organization that is well-prepared for continued growth."


Kappeli’s appointment is effective immediately, and he will be based out of the Bogotá, Colombia office.

The JAS team gathers for the grand opening of the Memphis Super Hub.
JAS Worldwide Unveils New Contract Logistics Super Hub to Further Accelerate Growth in Omnichannel Distribution

JAS Worldwide is excited to announce the opening of its Contract Logistics Super Hub facility located in Olive Branch, Mississippi, United States. Strategically positioned just outside of Memphis, Tennessee, United States, this state-of-the-art facility adds value to customers' supply chains by further enabling them to grow and enhance their e-Commerce services.


Spanning 300,000 square feet, the Contract Logistics Super Hub is designed to accommodate the evolving needs of the industry and provide a comprehensive solution for businesses seeking to optimize their operations. The facility is strategically located to ensure efficient and timely delivery while being within reach of over 75% of the US population via ground service.


The Memphis Super Hub is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including autonomous robots, automated conveyor systems, and seamless integration with JAS SmartHub technology. This allows customers to experience seamless integration, visibility, and control enabling them to manage their supply chains with ease and efficiency.


Beyond technological advancements, JAS' commitment to delivering excellence encompasses a wide range of end-to-end supply chain services. From inventory management and value-added services to omni-channel fulfillment, the Contract Logistics Super Hub allows the JAS team to offer a comprehensive range of end-to-end supply chain services. Additionally, they offer freight consolidation/deconsolidation, container stripping, temporary storage, container loading/blocking, bracing and lashing, and pallet swap services that adhere to international standards..

Sebastian Tschackert, Executive Vice President of Contract Logistics, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "We are thrilled to be opening our newest Contract Logistics Super Hub, in line with our customer-centric strategy, in this very desirable location. Our investment in this facility is a testament to JAS' commitment to providing our clients with the highest level of service and support. By continuously investing in our Contract Logistics product and delivering a true end-to-end service across the entire supply chain, we connect freight and logistics services seamlessly. With our advanced technology and excellent team, we are well-positioned to help our clients streamline their operations while achieving their business goals. We are open for business, and here to serve local or global customers with their US supply chain needs."

Ralf Steiner, VP of Global Trade Lane Management
JAS Worldwide Welcomes Ralf Steiner as VP of Global Trade Lane Management

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce the appointment of Ralf Steiner as the Vice President of Global Trade Lane Management, marking an exciting milestone in the company's growth trajectory. Steiner, a 28-year veteran of the logistics world, boasts a rich blend of expertise and a track record of success.  


Steiner has held key positions at organizations such as CH Robinson, Panalpina, and Ceva. His years in the logistics industry across Europe and the Americas have equipped him with a deep understanding of the business and the ability to navigate complex global supply chains. His dynamic logistics career spans several countries, encompassing both on-site and off-site project management. Steiner's impressive leadership skills and relentless pursuit of operational excellence have contributed significantly to his previous accomplishments.


Fluent in multiple modes of transport and functions, Steiner's diverse knowledge and hands-on experience make him the perfect addition to the JAS family. Steiner's ability to leverage his industry expertise and strategic thinking will undoubtedly contribute to JAS' continued growth and success.


Manuele Mazzacurati, EVP Sales and Marketing, comments, "Ralf's induction as our new Vice President of Global Trade Lane Management is truly thrilling for JAS Worldwide. His vast leadership experience will undoubtedly bolster our global trade lane strategies. We trust in Ralf's capabilities to thrive in this role, delivering innovative solutions and exceptional service to our clients."
The third shipment of humanitarian assistance from JAS and the Bruni Foundation reached Ukraine where it is being distributed.
JAS Worldwide and Bruni Foundation Successfully Provide Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine

The humanitarian aid provided by JAS Worldwide in partnership with the Bruni Foundation "Charity Across Borders" in April of this year has successfully reached those in need in Ukraine. The aid was safely discharged at the warehouse and has been gradually released to two official charity organizations for further distribution at their charity points or individual visits.

The aid consisted of various products, including food, medical supplies, and clothing, which have been distributed to individuals and families affected by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The aid has been a source of relief for many people who have struggled to find basic necessities.

The charity organizations responsible for distributing the aid have reported that it has been successfully delivered to those in need, including disabled individuals, veterans, and families who have migrated from occupied or damaged territories. The aid was distributed through a well-organized and effective system, ensuring that it reaches those who need it the most.

The generosity and support of the JAS community and the Bruni Foundation reflect the company's commitment to the greater community and highlight the fact that at JAS, people really do make the difference.

JAS Worldwide recently hosted its JAS After Hours event following the Transport Logistic trade show on May 11.
JAS After Hours Proves to be a Successful Platform for Building Business Connections

JAS Worldwide recently hosted its JAS "After Hours" networking event following the Transport Logistic Munich on 10 May 2023, providing a unique opportunity for their customers to build relationships and network in a more personal setting.

Over 200 attendees were able to relax, socialize, and enjoy an evening of cocktails and conversations. The event provided a more informal setting for customers to connect with JAS representatives, vendors, and other customers in attendance.

"Our goal was to offer our customers a unique networking experience," explained Jennifer Jinadu-Wright, Vice President, Global Marketing. "Everyone is used to coming to a trade show and having meetings at the booth. One thing we have learned over the last few years is the importance of human connections. So we thought, why don't we do something different and allow our customers to connect with us in a more intimate setting and meet other people at JAS."

JAS believes that building strong relationships with its customers is key to its success. The JAS After Hours event was designed to provide an opportunity to take customer relationships to the next level. "At JAS, we firmly believe that being customer-centric goes beyond mere transactions and involves building personal connections with our customers, and JAS After Hours is a clear testament to our commitment to doing so," said Manuele Mazzacurati, EVP Global Sales & Marketing. "We understand that our customers are more than just clients, and are committed to developing meaningful relationships, which drives our mutual success."

Peter Sinka, Vice President, Global Head of LCL
JAS Worldwide Expands to Drive Ocean Freight Consolidation Services

JAS Worldwide, a leading global logistics company, is thrilled to announce the appointment of Peter Sinka as the Vice President, Global Head of LCL. Sinka is a seasoned professional in the logistics industry, with over 17 years of experience in Ocean Freight and LCL product.

Sinka's career has taken him to various countries and cities, such as Slovakia, the USA, and Canada, where he has held multiple positions in operations, product and commercial development, and P&L responsibility. His wealth of knowledge and expertise in LCL product and Ocean Freight will be invaluable in driving JAS's strategy and development of one of the most critical products in Ocean Freight.

Sinka will be reporting to Lars Huebecker, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Freight. He is excited about his new role and the opportunity to work with JAS, saying, "I am very excited to join JAS to drive the strategy and development of one of the most important products in Ocean Freight. Supply chains are changing rapidly, and the demand for the LCL product will continue to rise at higher rates than ever before. JAS is well positioned to handle the increasing demand and to create value with LCL services to its customers."

With Sinka's appointment as Vice President, Global Head of LCL, JAS is well on its way to revolutionizing the seas and expanding its Ocean Freight Consolidation Services.

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future.

JAS Team Members Across the Globe Take Action for a More Sustainable Future.
JAS Team Members Take Action for the Planet

JAS is committed to a sustainable future, and as part of this commitment, JAS team members all across the globe participated in local sustainability initiatives. As part of our Earth Day initiative employees were encouraged to take action and make a positive impact in their communities.  

In Mexico, team members spearheaded a recycling initiative in partnership with ECOCE, collecting PET bottles and cans. The recycled materials were exchanged for an electronic voucher, which was donated to a local public institution in exchange for food that could be distributed to the community. Similarly, in Guangzhou, China, JAS held a clothing recycling collection to reduce their environmental impact.

JAS team members and their families also participated in coastal clean-up events across the globe, collecting hundreds of kilograms of plastic debris, litter, and other waste. By preventing these materials from polluting oceans, rivers, and lakes, the team is helping to preserve animal life and the beauty of our planet. For example, in Qingdao, China, over 20 team members cleaned up 16,000 square meters of public space and removed 20 kgs of garbage.

Andrea Goeman, SVP of Sustainability at JAS, emphasized JAS’ proactive approach to sustainability and its dedication to environmental initiatives. "We believe in taking a proactive and approach to sustainability and creating a positive impact in the communities where we live and work. This Earth Day, we are proud of everyone’s efforts to create a sustainable future for all," she said.

These global initiatives are just a few examples of JAS' commitment to sustainability and our efforts to make a positive difference in their communities. Together we are creating a greener and cleaner tomorrow!

Vishal Bedi, Chief Information Officer, JAS Worldwide
JAS Welcomes New Global CIO to Drive Technology Innovation

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that, effective 20 March 2023, Vishal Bedi, a seasoned technology and business process leader with over 25 years of experience, has been appointed Chief Information Officer. Bedi will report directly to JAS Global President & CEO Marco Rebuffi.  

Bedi's impressive background includes various technology leadership roles. Before joining JAS, he was CIO & Head of BPO at DHL Global Forwarding Americas, where he led significant transformation digital initiatives focused on operational efficiencies, automation, and enhancing the customer experience. While at Ernst & Young Management Consulting, Bedi drove large systems implementations for several major organizations improving organizational performance, driving growth, and establishing market leadership.
 
"We are delighted to welcome Vishal Bedi to the JAS team," said Rebuffi. "His extensive background will strengthen our commitment to deliver even more innovative customer-centric solutions, enhancing our already industry-leading logistics services."
 
JAS has a long history of setting new standards of excellence in the industry. Seven years ago, the company pioneered enterprise-wide management systems that have helped global customers run their supply chains more efficiently. Now, in the post-pandemic world, JAS is once again reimagining how to better equip its customers, employees, and partners with human-centric information technology. This new appointment is just one more way that JAS is working to stay ahead of the curve and cement its position as an industry leader.

About JAS Worldwide  

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future.

Andrea Goeman, SVP Sustainability at JAS Worldwide
International Women’s Day interview: An Interview with Andrea Goeman

Throughout March, in honor of International Women's Day (March 8), we are celebrating some of the remarkable women at JAS. Today, we are honored to highlight Andrea Goeman, SVP Sustainability at JAS Worldwide.

What advice would you give your younger self?

I would advise my younger self to believe in yourself and be confident: Don’t let others opinions define who you are. Take them into consideration, make some adjustments and go for it.

How have female mentors/role models influenced your career?

I was lucky to work with amazing male and female colleagues in all stages of my career and believe that a respectful and open-minded work environment inspired me most. The book of former PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi “My Life in Full, Work, Familiy and our Future” is a great read about how purposeful leadership can drive corporate transformation forward.” Working with many inspiring women at JAS, I am already impressed by the openness and diversity of our organization; and the results we can achieve together.

What achievement are you most proud of while working at JAS?

Leading sustainability at JAS allows me to work with logistics experts from different cultures, regions and functions. In my first months, I experienced great commitment, work ethics and openness to new ideas, from our frontline workers to the management board. People really make the difference - I am proud to be part of the team.

How do you #EmbraceEquity?

Embracing Equity is not a nice-to-have, it’s a must-have. Diversity, Equality and Inclusion are driving both my personal and professional life. I am personally convinced that diverse teams perform better and bring value and growth to every company.

In your opinion, why is it important that more women pursue careers in the industry in the future?

The right time for women to pursue a career in logistics is now: With the growing importance of supply chain management, our sector is driving growth, innovations and sustainability transformation forward. Opportunities in the industry will continue to grow: The demand for analytical thinkers and innovative problem-solvers in freight forwarding is rising.

JAS Worldwide Bruni Foundation today announce their partnership with charity: water to as they work to provide clean and safe water to those in need.
World Water Day: JAS Worldwide and the Bruni Foundation Partner with charity: water to Provide Clean Water to Those in Need

In honor of World Water Day, JAS Worldwide (JAS) and the Bruni Foundation today announced their partnership with charity: water to provide clean and safe water to those in need.


The theme of World Water Day 2023 is "Water for Life and Livelihoods," which helps highlight the importance of water for life, economic development, and the environment. The United Nations (UN) reports that 771 million people worldwide live without access to clean water, which is essential for the health and well-being of individuals and communities.


JAS, the Bruni Foundation, and charity: water are committed to making a difference in the lives of those affected by the global water crisis. The first phase of the partnership will deploy a $100,200 gift from the Bruni Foundation, which will fully fund two clean and safe water projects in India and Mozambique.

In Mozambique, this partnership will fund new community wells and handpumps across provinces in the Northeast of Mozambique and provide access to clean and safe water for more than 800 people. In India, the funds will support rainwater harvesting in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan, Western India, helping to provide clean and safe water access to over 250 people.

These initiatives will make a tangible impact in the lives of those in the local communities where the projects are being funded and are just the first step in the commitment to the cause.

Bjoern Wiede, Vice President of Global Account Management
Vice President of Global Account Management Announced

JAS Worldwide is pleased to share that Bjoern Wiede has been promoted to Vice President of Global Account Management.

Bjoern has been in the logistics industry for over 25 years. He began his apprenticeship in Germany, then moved to the United States in 2003. Before joining JAS in 2016, he worked in various roles within the logistics industry, including: Operations, Tender, Key Account, and Trade Lane.

Upon joining JAS, Bjoern took on the role of Trade Lane Director for Germany/EMEA and supported the Automotive Vertical for NORAM. In 2021 he moved into the Account Management Regional Director Role, where he was an invaluable member of the team helping to set up the new structure and program deliverables.

In his new role, Bjoern will continue to drive JAS’ account management to provide best-in-class customer service and solution-driven relationship management.

About JAS Worldwide
JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future.

Andrea Goeman, Senior Vice President Sustainability
JAS ANNOUNCES A GLOBAL SVP SUSTAINABILITY

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that, effective 1 February 2023, Andrea Goeman has been appointed Senior Vice President Sustainability, reporting directly to Graeme Robinson, Chief Operations Officer. 

Ms. Goeman has over 20 years of experience in international logistics and freight forwarding and has worked in green logistics since 2008. Prior to joining JAS, she led the sustainability function as VP Sustainability Portfolio Management at DB Schenker in Essen, Germany.  

“Sustainability is an important focus area for JAS that will create value and sustainable growth for our organization. For nearly 45 years, we've been helping global customers with market-leading logistics solutions and are committed to creating a sustainable future with our customers and partners,” said Robinson. 

Developing and implementing resilient and sustainable supply chain solutions is a top priority for our customers, and JAS is in a strategic position to contribute towards achieving their climate targets.

Building on Ms. Goemans’ experience in green logistics operations and strategy, this move enhances JAS’ commitment to take on its share of responsibility for the future of logistics and of our planet. This transformation includes not only climate-related topics but also all ESG-related topics, such as governance, data transparency, social responsibility, and human rights.


About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future. 

Shawn Shackelford, Vice President Global Customer Solutions
JAS APPOINTS A GLOBAL VP OF CUSTOMER SOLUTIONS

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that Shawn Shackelford has been appointed Vice President Global Customer Solutions, globally leading the JAS Customer Solutions group. With a strong technical background coupled with excellent customer interaction abilities and collaborative leadership skills, Shawn previously led JAS Customer Solutions for the Americas region.

JAS Customer Solutions enables the JAS sales and account management teams to expand their relationship with existing customers, as well as bring on new clients who require sophisticated supply chain solutions across all modes of transportation including customs clearance and contract logistics.

Shawn will lead the direction and strategy of all regional and subsidiary customer solutions functions within JAS, reporting directly to David Bang, Chief Commercial Officer.

“Working closely with regions and subsidiaries as well as IT, Products, and all Commercial functions, Shawn will also further strengthen the unity and cooperation of all Customer Solutions activities in regions and subsidiaries,” said Bang.

Tigers began operating under the JAS Worldwide name and brand on December 31, 2022.
JAS Rebrands Tigers and launches JAS Contract Logistics

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that Tigers is now operating under the JAS Worldwide name and brand.

The rebranding follows the acquisition of Tigers by JAS Worldwide in May 2021, which broadened its range of logistics services by adding omnichannel supply chain management capabilities, supported by advanced digital solutions, which help customers ramp up their B2B and B2C fulfillment operations. 

Over the past 18 months, clients have experienced the benefits of JAS' vast global network and extensive knowledge of specialized industries, combined with Tigers' expertise in contract logistics and advanced digital solutions. This has allowed JAS to provide its customers with an even greater range of solutions to meet the customers’ supply chain and shipping needs.

JAS will continue to build a responsive and innovative company that offers customers higher levels of service, broader solutions, and a strong global network. JAS remains committed to investing in new technologies and infrastructure, including new superhubs being established worldwide.

Over the last four decades, JAS has experienced exponential growth based on the energy and vision of its founder Mr. Biagio Bruni. JAS prides itself on delivering the comprehensive services of a global provider while simultaneously maintaining a personal relationship with each of its customers. Today, the company still embraces its regional roots but has expanded its footprint across the world. It now serves customers in every region, industry, and vertical, with clients having access to best-in-class service and tailor-made solutions that meet the needs of today's complex market.

"As we move forward, we are excited about the opportunities presented to customers and employees alike. As the need for contract logistics continues to grow, these capabilities, combined with our global footprint, will allow JAS to meet the needs of today's market while maintaining a focus on strong customer relationships," commented Marco Rebuffi, CEO of JAS Worldwide.

“This represents the final step in the successful integration of Tigers into the JAS organization. We are thrilled by opportunities that have emerged when joining forces and can be seen in the launch of our initial phase of new JAS Contract Logistics superhubs in the USA, Australia, and China, as well as the deployment of new technology and automation, underlining the commitment of the JAS group to this new line of business,” JAS Contract Logistics co-chairs and EVPs Shahar Ayash and Sebastian Tschackert added.

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7,000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference.”

JAS Argentina announces it has been certified as a "Great Place to Work" for the third consecutive year.
JAS Argentina Earns Third Consecutive "Great Place to Work" Certification

Highlighting its continued commitment to employees, JAS Argentina is pleased to share it has been certified as a "Great Place to Work" for the third consecutive year.

Great Place to Work is an independent research and consulting company that evaluates an organization's company culture and team members' experiences while at work through an annual survey.

According to Great Place to Work research, job seekers are 4.5 times more likely to find a great boss at a Certified great workplace. Additionally, employees at Certified workplaces are over 90% more likely to look forward to coming to work and are twice as likely to be paid fairly and have a fair chance at a promotion.

"At JAS, we know that it is our people who make the difference. Creating a workplace culture where our team members feel valued and empowered is key to ensuring we provide customers with the best-in-class service JAS prides itself on," said Mariano Costa Naum, Human Resources Manager at JAS Argentina of the certification.

Additionally, the certification shows JAS Argentina's continued commitment to teamwork and highlights its success in developing a strong workplace culture based on values and purpose.

To learn more about career opportunities at JAS visit the careers page.

This holiday season, JAS Sweden is proud to contribute to Save the Children Sweden and its efforts to help children living in areas of conflict.
JAS SWEDEN MAKES DONATION TO SAVE THE CHILDREN SWEDEN

Each year during the holiday season, JAS Sweden gives back to the world around them and helps create an even more sustainable future by supporting a charitable cause.

This year the team chose to donate to Save the Children Sweden, a global nonprofit child-assistance organization. The gift provides food, clothing, and shelter to children living in areas of conflict while creating hope for a brighter tomorrow!

To learn more about Save the Children Sweden and how it creates lasting change in the lives of children all around the world, please visit the link below.

Together we are making a difference!

About JAS Sweden

After opening its doors in 1994, JAS Sweden strategically expanded to include seven locations throughout the country. Today, the team provides international freight forwarding solutions through various services within ocean, air, rail, and road freight.

JAS has built a new GDP certified Pharma & Healthcare warehouse in Chicago.
JAS Constructs Pharma & Healthcare Facility in Chicago

JAS Worldwide has built a new pharma and healthcare warehouse outside of Chicago to further expand its offerings to customers in the pharma and healthcare industry.

The new 83,650-square-foot facility includes a temperature-controlled receiving dock with three dedicated dock doors leading directly into temperature-controlled areas. Within this space, there is a roughly 8,000 square foot CRT (controlled room temperature) chamber maintained at +15 to +25°C, as well as a 4,300 square foot cold room designed to handle temperature requirements of +2 to +8°C. To meet the needs of customers requiring even more specialized storage, a -20°C super freezer is available within the cold room.

Arnon Lopes, Sr. Director of Customer Experience, Americas Pharma & Healthcare states, "With 24/7/365 operations led by experienced staff who are GDP trained, our customers have access to the expedited and robust cold chain handling necessary to meet even the most stringent requirements of the pharma and healthcare industry. Our Chicago facility is also the Americas hub for our own freighter network seamlessly connecting Europe and USA."

The strategically located site is only a short distance from O'Hare International Airport, one of the largest U.S. airfreight gateways for cargo, allowing the team to keep supply chains moving. In addition, its geographic position near one of the largest interstate highway systems in the United States is only a 1- or 2-day truck drive away from most of the country's residents.

The facility underscores JAS' dedication to this rapidly growing industry and the customers it serves. "This new GDP-certified facility's close proximity to customers, capacity, and ability to serve a wide range of different temperature needs for our pharma and healthcare client's sensitive products forms a strong foundation for continued strategic growth. We continue to strengthen our global network and connect our valued clients with the services and solutions they need,” comments Giancarlo Rosselli, Vice President, Pharma & Healthcare Sales, Americas Region.

With a growing network of 35 GDP-certified branches across the globe, JAS has made significant investments in people, digital technology, and infrastructure in support of its strategy to provide the best quality logistics services for customers of the pharma and healthcare industry.

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7,000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference.”

Lars Huebecker, Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Freight
JAS Worldwide Continues to Strengthen Leadership Team

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce the promotion of Lars Huebecker to the position of Executive Vice President, Global Head of Ocean Freight.

Huebecker joined JAS in 2012 and since 2017 he has held the position of Vice President, Ocean Freight - Americas region. Throughout his career spanning four continents and almost three decades, he has established a reputation for building key relationships throughout his network.

Huebecker will be reporting to Graeme Robinson, Chief Operations Officer and as part of his new role, he will join the Management Advisory Board.  

“Lars has been a key part of our success during his time at JAS,” said Graeme Robinson “We are confident in his ability to help further develop JAS’ strategic and organic growth strategy while fostering innovation and aligning with the voices of the customers.”

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7,000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference.”

Top Row Left to Right: Graeme Robinson, Chief Operations Officer; David Bang, Chief Commercial Officer; Gregor Vrhunc, Executive Vice President Global Head of Air Freight. Bottom Row Left to Right: Manuele Mazzacurati, Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing; Aline Quirino, Executive Vice President Global Human Resources.
JAS STRENGTHENS ITS C-SUITE AND TOP EXECUTIVE TEAM

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce a series of executive leadership appointments and promotions to fortify its rapid growth and customer centricity.

Graeme Robinson has been named Chief Operations Officer, reporting directly to Marco Rebuffi, Global President & CEO, and remaining on the Management Advisory Board. As Executive Vice President Operations and Product, Mr. Robinson has been involved in many significant areas of the company development including establishment of the World Air and World Ocean teams as well as the Business Process and Risk departments. He began his JAS career as Branch Manager in Los Angeles and has held several positions since, firstly with JAS USA and since 2007 with JAS Worldwide.

David Bang has been named Chief Commercial Officer, also reporting directly to Mr. Rebuffi and becoming a member of the Management Advisory Board. Mr. Bang brings over 25 years of experience in vertical development, commercial, and operational activities for all modes of transportation, contract logistics, 4PL, and other complex supply chain solutions including mergers and acquisitions. Prior to this appointment he served JAS as Executive Vice President Pharma & Healthcare.

Gregor Vrhunc has been promoted to Executive Vice President Global Head of Air Freight, continuing to report to Mr. Robinson as a member of the Management Advisory Board. Mr. Vrhunc joined JAS USA in 2010, and since March 2019 has held the position of Senior Vice President Global Air Freight at JAS Worldwide. Instrumental in helping JAS navigate the Global Pandemic through development of reliable global airfreight networks, his work has been invaluable in providing creative solutions for clients globally.

Manuele Mazzacurati has been appointed to the position of Executive Vice President Global Sales & Marketing, reporting directly to Mr. Bang and joining the Management Advisory Board. Mr. Mazzacurati has more than 23 years of experience in logistics, in positions of increasing responsibility in several countries within operations, product development, trade lane, and country P/L ownership. He previously served JAS as Regional Vice President Sales & Marketing Americas.

Aline Quirino has been promoted to Executive Vice President Global Human Resources, continuing to report to Mr. Rebuffi and remaining on the Management Advisory Board. Over 12 years with JAS, Ms. Quirino has been supporting the company’s growth, and focusing on building a strong HR team to put people first, as well as developing and implementing human resource strategy, systems and processes to enable all global HR sub-systems to support the business.

With these key promotions and new appointments, JAS – one of the fastest growing and largest family-owned global logistics companies in the world, with a deeply rooted people-first culture – will further maximize its overall growth organically and strategically, while fostering innovation and leading in customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to place these seasoned executives in these crucial positions, preparing JAS to take a leap in the coming years to be the most customer-centric global logistics provider in the world, powered by our people,” said Rebuffi.

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7,000 employees globally, and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference.”

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that Greencarrier Freight Services International AB and its subsidiaries will begin operating under the JAS Worldwide name and brand as of October 1, 2022.
JAS Rebrands Greencarrier Freight Services International AB

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that Greencarrier Freight Services International AB and its subsidiaries will begin operating under the JAS Worldwide name and brand as of October 1, 2022. The rebranding follows the acquisition of Greencarrier Freight Services AB by JAS Worldwide in November 2021, which expanded the JAS geographic footprint into the Nordics, Baltics, and Eastern Europe. 

Mikael Forsberg, CEO of Greencarrier Freight Services remarked “This move felt like the natural next step in our integration with JAS, and our team members are excited to now officially be a part of the JAS family. Over the past year, our clients have enjoyed the extended network of logistics services and solutions that being part of the JAS group offers, and this integration will make that experience even more seamless.” 

Over the last four decades, JAS has experienced exponential growth based on the energy and vision of its founder Mr. Biagio Bruni. JAS prides itself on delivering the comprehensive services of a global provider while simultaneously maintaining a personal relationship with each of its customers. 

Today, the company still embraces its regional roots but has expanded its footprint across the world. it now serves customers in every region, industry, and vertical, with clients having access to best-in-class service and tailor-made solutions that meet the needs of today’s complex market.    

Marco Rebuffi, CEO of JAS, noted, “This extension provides our customers with even higher levels of service and broader solutions as a part of our strong global freight forwarding and logistics network. Our ongoing success and exceptional service in the logistics sector are only possible because of our team members, and we are delighted to welcome our new colleagues and customers to the JAS family.” 

About JAS Worldwide    

JAS Worldwide is a global freight forwarding services provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, JAS has grown from its regional roots to a global force in transport solutions. Today, JAS’ vast global network consists of a presence in more than 100 countries with 97 subsidiaries and over 7,000 employees.

JAS Worldwide Expands its Footprint with the Acquisition of Tigers

JAS Worldwide, the global freight forwarding services provider headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Tigers Limited, a freight forwarding and supply chain management company headquartered in Hong Kong.

Marco Rebuffi CEO of JAS Worldwide says “We are pleased to have completed the acquisition of Tigers and welcome these new clients and talented colleagues to JAS Worldwide. We look forward to the new opportunities which have been created by the combined resources of our larger organization”.

The transaction allows JAS Worldwide to further reinforce its freight forwarding activities, and to broaden its service offering to omni-channel supply chain logistics.


About JAS

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in freight forwarding. Today, JAS covers 90+ countries with 335 offices and official agents and has over 4,000 employees globally.

About Tigers

Tigers has developed a suite of tech-enabled integrated logistics services, from freight forwarding to omni-channel supply chain management, for corporate clients around the globe. Tigers operates through 70 offices in 10 countries, including 32 state-of-the-art omni-channel distribution hubs, and has 935 employees.

David Bang, Executive Vice-President, Global Pharma & Healthcare, JAS Worldwide
JAS Appoints New EVP Global Pharma & Healthcare Vertical

Atlanta, GA. JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce the appointment of David Bang as Executive Vice-President, Global Pharma & Healthcare.  An innovative thought leader with more than 20 years of experience across logistics, supply chain, healthcare, and life sciences industries, Bang has held various leadership positions throughout his career.  In 2005, he co-founded LifeConEx, a joint venture between DHL and Lufthansa Airlines for bio-pharma international logistics. He became the CEO of the company in 2006, substantially expanding the network to more than 100 stations in 65 countries.  Under Bang's leadership, the company became a globally recognized premier provider of end-to-end temperature-sensitive logistics management solutions with more than a half billion-dollar annual sales serving the pharma and healthcare industry.  

Most recently, Bang was Global VP Strategic Development for Hellmann where he spearheaded the global development of their healthcare network. He has also served as a Member of the Board of Rx-360, a patient safety and product integrity advocacy group for two years, and in 2019 was named as a Member of the Board at MaxQ Research, a leader in revolutionary shipping systems for sensitive biologics.

“David’s extensive accomplishments and leadership in the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare sectors, along with his vision and passion for developing programs that deliver value to pharma and healthcare manufacturers and distributors, makes him the perfect candidate to build and lead this vertical”, said JAS Chief Commercial Officer, Carol Kijac.  “We are very excited to have someone with his talents and skills join our team.”

“JAS will be making significant investments in resources, infrastructure and product development in this vertical and with David at the helm, we are confident we will have a strong, compliant service offering to support clients in this vertical”, added CEO Marco Rebuffi.

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