JAS

Australia

JAS

Australia

Serving the Americas Region and Beyond

Serving the Asia Pacific Region and Beyond

Serving EUROPE and Beyond

Serving THE MIDDLE EAST and Beyond

Serving Africa and Beyond

WHO WE ARE

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JAS Australia is a large and well established international freight forwarder. JAS has had a presence in Australia for more than 30 years and established itself as a leading provider of bespoke forwarding services.

Our Australian HQ is based in Sydney and forms part of an extensive overseas office network globally

Our primary services are air and sea (LCL & FCL), imports, exports, customs clearance, warehousing, and distribution.  All JAS offices are linked by a global system that provides real-time tracking.

Our solid freight forwarding and customs brokerage has allowed us to expand our operation and services to include other “Value Added Services” such as warehousing, distribution, supply chain management, and dedicated customer service staff.

At JAS we see our clients as more than just customers - you are partners. Your strong commitment to us throughout the years has tremendously contributed to our development and expansion in Australia.

NEWS FROM GREENCARRIER Freight Services

Green Solutions : Short Sea Shipping

Sustainable short sea shipping is the way forward

May 18, 2022

Short sea shipping provides great environmental, social, and economic advantages and plays a key role in sustainable shipping.

Over time, the volume of goods being transported on European roads has steadily increased, leading to congested roads, delays, and unnecessary costs. As shippers look to avoid these issues, many are considering short sea shipping as a viable solution.

What is short sea shipping?

Short sea shipping is essentially container movement within Europe, but with a short time on the sea. Short sea shipping is an excellent alternative to road freight. However, it is not a matter of dismantling road transport. It is about environmentally smart alternatives that improve existing supply chains.

What are the advantages of short sea shipping?

  • Increased Reliability: One significant benefit of short sea shipping is that shippers receive goods in a reliable, consistent, and timely manner. Unlike road transport, which is prone to delays and irregular logistics flow due to congestion, short sea shipping allows for scheduled departures and arrivals.
  • A Sustainable Choice: Short sea shipping provides great environmental, social, and economic advantages and plays a vital role in sustainable shipping. Moving a significant volume of goods from road freight to short sea will positively impact road congestion, road safety, and noise levels. One feeder vessel carries the equivalent of 500 truckloads. Compared to using trucks only, this solution provides increased both in terms of cost and CO2 emissions.
  • Buy What You Need: The size of a container often determines the quantity purchased, but it is important to buy and transport only what is needed. A short sea solution enables shippers to avoid producing excess merchandise with no demand and risks being destroyed. Short sea shipping affords the opportunity to book smaller quantities resulting in fewer containers being utilized.
  • Cost-Efficient Alternative: Sea freight rates are considerably lower than road freight rates, especially when transporting larger freight volumes and heavier cargo. Transitioning from road freight to short sea allows shippers to circumvent the high freight rates associated with road transport. In the long term, moving large volumes to short sea and away from the roads of Europe would help restore the capacity imbalance in road freight and eventually remove lack-of-capacity surcharges.

For more information about short sea shipping solutions, contact your local sales representative.

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Improved Cargo Flow By Outsourcing Logistics Activities

April 12, 2022

As a logistics service provider Greencarrier Freight Services is able to assist a company that was struggling with customs formalities for shipments from China to Latvia.

Cost savings is no longer the only top priority for companies looking for outsourcing partners. More so, they want a partner who can provide the expertise and knowledge not found in-house. Logistics is a core competency, and also the biggest reason companies choose to outsource their logistics activities: It allows them to focus on their core business. This is precisely what one of our customers did.

In need of a qualified and experienced customs broker

In 2007, an international company, best known for its leading technology in the power, renewable energy, aviation, and healthcare industries, reached out to us. The company was struggling with custom formalities for shipments from China to Latvia. They were in need of a qualified and experienced customs broker that could handle the complex procedures and formalities for their large goods volumes. Together with the company, we looked into the possibilities, and a collaboration was initiated that would turn into a long-lasting relationship.

Logistics as a core competency

In 2018, the company re-nominated us as their customs broker. This time, the scope was a bit wider. Our customer is a large international company with businesses all over the world and large goods volumes that need to be moved across borders. Instead of employing their own logistics experts, they wanted to outsource their customs brokerage to us. Logistics being our core competency, this was a perfect match.

Providing our expert knowledge in customs brokerage

Two of our logistics experts would dedicate their resources exclusively to our customer’s account and work in their name. Thanks to our previous collaboration, we already knew the ins and outs of the company and its import and export requirements. After closing the agreement, including strict disclosure requirements and confidentiality rules, our logistics experts were ready to get to work.

Greencarrier Freight Services took care of customs procedures and formalities, making sure the shipments met all standards and regulations for import and export as well as requirements for customs clearance. We handled all the necessary documentation, duties, taxes, and payments.

Managing the cargo flow from A to Z

In 2020, the company reached out to us once again. They had a similar project in one of the CIS countries and needed our help. However, this time, they wanted us to handle customs procedures and formalities and manage their entire cargo flow from A to Z. This included all transport modes and multiple trade lanes. It also required logistics experts that could speak English and Russian fluently working in international teams.

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NEWS FROM JAS

Australia

JAS Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

Innovative Logistics + Remote Location = Success

March 14, 2022

Even the most remote areas can’t prevent the JAS Worldwide team from meeting delivery deadlines for clients. Case in point: Perth, Australia.  

Located in Western Australia, Perth is one of the most isolated capital cities in the world. Pre-pandemic, only 20 percent of flights serviced the city. As a result, importing and exporting supplies and other products from Perth requires superior logistics management skills.  

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Perth’s seclusion became even more detrimental because of border closures. Extreme weather conditions have further complicated matters, with flooding in South Australia washing out more than 186 miles of rail lines used to bring food and other supplies to the West Coast.  

As borders have begun reopening, a need arose to ensure Western Australia had sufficient personal protective equipment (PPE). A major Perth customer requested JAS Australia’s assistance moving nearly 6,000 cartons of PPE from a supplier in Wuhan, China, to Perth, Western Australia.  

Never one to turn down a logistical challenge, the JAS Australia team sought the assistance of their counterparts at JAS Shanghai to accomplish the task at hand. Between the two teams, they secured two Boeing 777 aircraft. The aircraft was scheduled to depart three days apart to ensure the product arrived within the requested timeframe.    

JAS Shanghai assisted with the coordination with the Wuhan PPE supplier and ensured both B777 charters were maximized with 3,000 cartons per flight. Both charter flights touched down at Perth International Airport at the scheduled time of 7:30 a.m. before transferring to the JAS Perth bonded warehouse. The PPE was then reloaded onto pallets and delivered to the customer by 1 p.m. the same day for a quick turnaround.

JAS Receives Freight Forwarder of the Year Award

JAS Worldwide Receives Johnson Controls 2021 Freight Forwarder Carrier of the Year Award

January 13, 2022

Johnson Controls 2021 Freight Forwarder Carrier of the Year Award

JAS Worldwide is pleased to be recognized by the Johnson Controls Company as its 2021 Freight Forwarder Carrier of the Year. Johnson Controls is the global leader in smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings and has partnered with JAS to reach its customers around the world.  

JAS’ global JCI team received this award in November 2021 on behalf of JAS Worldwide as well as the JAS USA offices, specifically Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, and Nashville branches. Johnson Controls recognized JAS for its unique solutions throughout 2021 and for helping to routinely meet revenue recognition goals.  

JAS looks forward to growing its partnership with Johnson Controls in the years to come.    

About JAS Worldwide

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, the company covers 100+ countries between JAS offices and official agents and has over 5,000 employees globally.

our top story

The Airbus A220 sits at the airport

Allure of Airbus A220 Hits New Market

Making its debut in Latin America in mid-April, the Airbus A220 created quite a stir. Prospective airline customers were drawn to the A220 as a cost-efficient solution.  

The allure of the Airbus A220 hit the new marketplace as part of a planned tour of the region.  

Owned by SWISS International Airlines, the A220 used for the expedition had planned stops in Argentina, Brazil, and Chile. The logistics management expertise of the JAS Brazil team was required for the A220’s inaugural stop in Brazil.  

Team members conducted a record operation with the Federal Revenue. In just three hours, the team obtained the required documentation, licenses, and organization of landings for demonstration. JAS Brazil also was responsible for coordinating the A220’s departure from Brazil to its next stop in Miami, Fla. The team is responsible for coordinating the re-export of the Airbus A220 following its departure until its return to its storage yard.  

It's not difficult to see why airlines in Latin America are interested in the Airbus A220. It is the only aircraft built for the 100 to 150-seat market. Additionally, it brings together Pratt & Whitney’s state-of-the-art aerodynamics, composite materials, and turbofan engines.  

The A220 features a 50 percent noise footprint reduction and lower fuel burn per seat compared to the previous generation aircraft. Another attractive quality is the 50 percent lower nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions than industry standards currently require.  

Currently, the A220 is Airbus’ main player for regional operations, with the possibility of a jet for long-haul routes. JAS Brazil is pleased to be a part of this unparalleled introduction into the Latin American marketplace and looks forward to furthering collaboration with Airbus.

EXPERTISE YOU CAN TRUST

As with all of JAS Worldwide's country-based operations, JAS Australia specializes in the complex world of freight forwarding. Our people are intimately familiar with the process of moving cargo throughout the globe. We're beside you to navigate the logistical maze of carrier relationships, customs & regulatory challenges, risk management, and the hundreds of other issues that face companies seeking to move their goods by air, sea, or land.

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JAS Australia is proud to stand alongside JAS team members strategically positioned around the world. When you choose JAS, you gain the tremendous value of a company that offers high-level forwarding expertise - a company that operates with one of the most advanced information management systems of any forwarder in the world. To find out why JAS is a best-in-class company, contact us through the form at the bottom of this page.

Leverage the expertise we've built for companies like yours. We prove ourselves every day.

We're a professional team with vast experience in all manner of import export Customs procedures

  • Full import clearance service provided 7-days-a-week
  • 3,500 sqm metres of Customs Bonded warehouse facility
  • Weekly scheduled air consolidations from all major hubs in the Europe, Asia & North America
  • Inbound cargo brought in on prime carriers on JAS built ULD’s (Unit Load Devices) to avoid delay and pilferage
  • Inbound airfreight transferred into the bonded facility for faster handling and prompt customs clearance
  • Direct links to Customs
  • Operating own LCL Groupage services from hubs in Europe, the Far East, and America
  • Groupage containers unloaded at JAS facilities for prompt clearance and delivery
  • ​​Cartage & Trade facilitation

JAS Australia is committed to two core objectives: Customer satisfaction and world-class service at a fair price.
Our Passion for Excellence ensures that we strive to get it right the first time.

We are committed to provide the best solutions to make our clients business, easier faster and cost effective.

Nicolas Frate

Managing Director, JAS Australia

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