Established in Brazil in 1990, JAS Brazil is headquartered in São Paulo, the tenth largest city in the world and South America’s main economic center. Our locations take care of your imports and/or exports with the high efficiency for which JAS is known.
JAS growth in the Brazilian market is owed mainly to the high performance of its people, offering our clients logistics solutions which meet deadlines, costs, and market demands using streamlined and efficient systems and communication.
JAS Brazil is pleased to announce Renata Yamada has been named as the new Business Implementation Manager.
Yamada has extensive qualifications and professional experience with over 20 years of experience in foreign trade (import/export - air, sea, and road) and logistics (national and international transport). She has held leadership positions in past roles as the implementation manager. In this role she worked to advise teams on the best use of project management disciplines and approaches as they launched new projects.
In her new position as Implementation Manager, she will assess business opportunities and markets, work with customers to create tailor-made solutions, studying how necessary and the best solution for each profile and case. Yamada will be working as a part of the JAS São Paulo team under the direction of Elder Apolinário.
JAS Worldwide, the global freight forwarding services provider headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire Greencarrier Freight Services International AB, the freight forwarding, logistics, and supply chain management division of Greencarrier Group, once all regulatory approvals have been obtained from the relevant authorities.
Headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, Greencarrier Freight Services International operates through offices in 11 countries with 800 employees. Greencarrier offers smart and sustainable logistic solutions and supply chain management services.
Marco Rebuffi, CEO of JAS, said, "Through the acquisition of Greencarrier Freight Services, JAS is making a strategic acquisition to add to its position in the Nordic, Baltic, and Eastern European regions and strengthen existing operations in UK and China. Our respective organizations have enjoyed a longstanding partnership, and we fully expect this to be a continuation of that great atmosphere of cooperation and shared entrepreneurial spirit."
The completion of this acquisition will close an important phase in the history of JAS - a phase that has seen the company make four acquisitions in one year, each in a different region and each designed to enhance JAS’ presence and ability to serve its clients. Following the anticipated closing of the deal, the company will focus on bringing all of the acquired companies into the JAS family.
Mikael Forsberg, CEO of Greencarrier Freight Services remarked, “This is a great match of businesses, and we are excited to continue the journey with our long-term partner, JAS Worldwide. The two networks combined will enable us to offer our customers an even higher service level, broader solutions and access to a truly global network.”
Stefan Björk, owner of Greencarrier AB said of the transaction, “In an ever-evolving freight market it is my true belief, that scale, resilience and a multi-market approach will be key to more success in the future. That is why I am sincerely happy about handing over the torch to JAS Worldwide and the Greencarrier Freight Services leadership team to continue the good work and take care of our customers and employees.”
JAS is advised by BNP Paribas and Gorrissen Federspiel. Greencarrier AB is advised by Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Wistrand Advokatbyrå.
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.
About Greencarrier Freight Services International AB
Greencarrier Freight Services is a freight forwarding company that offers smart and sustainable logistics solutions and supply chain management services. It has offices in 11 countries and with 800 employees. From their offices in the Nordic and Baltic countries, UK, Eastern Europe, and China, they offer global logistics solutions. The company uses all modes of transport including ocean, air, road, and rail. Their employees are the most dedicated professionals in the business, inspired by a genuine love of their work and equipped with a hefty serving of ambition. The company is headquartered in Gothenburg, where it was also founded in 2000.
As with all of JAS Worldwide's country-based operations, JAS Brazil 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.
JAS Brazil 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.
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Having more than 25 years of experience in the Brazilian market as well counting with a qualified and professional team, who are able to manage all operational and documental steps related to the Internal Logistics to and from this country, allows us to deliver to our customers a “State of the Art” service level. Our services are rendered under strict compliance rules at competitive and fair prices.
The combination of these factors, added to our JAS Worldwide capabilities as well as JAS Brazil's operational systems, allow us to contribute to, and be part of, our customer's growth plans.
In our case, people really do make the difference!
Managing Director of JAS Brazil