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WHO WE ARE

JAS Worldwide in Canada was here near the beginning of the JAS Story.  We have continuously added strength and expertise to the JAS Canada operation, opening offices in all  major Canadian cities such as Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver.

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We have every corner of Canada covered, delivering high quality customer service coupled with global IT solutions, and competitive pricing.

To-and-from just about anywhere, JAS Canada has a solution supported by a local office.

We invite you to browse our service offerings. If what you are looking for is not there, then we can tailor services to suit your needs.

We are proud to be Quality ISO Certified. Please contact us through the form below for more information.

JAS Canada is a proud member of CIFFA - Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association.

NEWS FROM JAS

Canada

Canadian Port Union Send Notice to Call Partial Strike

Looming Strike from Canadian Longshoremen Working Montreal Port

April 13, 2021

March 21, 2021, marked the end of the 7-month truce period between the employer of the longshore men working at Canada's Port of Montreal and the Union representing its longshoreman. Once the truce period ended, a strike could be called at any time with only 72 hours pre-notice. This weekend, the Union sent a notice to call a partial strike.

The union management has stated that as of April 13, the longshoremen will no longer work overtime or participate in any training activities. If no agreement or truce is reached by April 17, union members will no longer work on the weekends.

This comes after the port, which is the largest in Eastern Canada, saw a substantial drop in volume reduction after many businesses began to divert cargo to other ports such as the Port of Halifax due to fears that a strike would occur.

The looming strike threatens to put further pressure on ports that are already under stress due to a global container and equipment shortage.

As the situation continues to develop, please do not hesitate to contact your local JAS representative to discuss alternative options and raise any questions you might have.

Building the Green Way

April 16, 2021

This year Earth Day takes place on April 22nd and focuses on the theme of restoring Earth. Since its beginning over 50 years ago, it has been a day focused on bringing about awareness and action for the protection of the Earth.  

While every April the world celebrates Earth Day, at JAS, we are committed to sustainability year around. One way JAS does this is through our eco-friendly buildings and warehouses located across the globe.

JAS Germany’s Green Roof Extensive:

Located just 5 minutes from the Frankfurt Airport, JAS’s multi-user warehouse in Frankfurt, Germany, is JAS’s first to feature a green roof extensive. The green roof extensive spans close to 11,000 sqm and is characterized by its shallow-rooted and hardy plants such as grasses and succulents. The green roof also helps with energy savings by protecting the warehouse from direct solar heat when it is hot and minimizing heat loss through the roof due to the extra insulation provided by the plants on the rooftop when it is cool.

JAS Italy Roof Top Solar Power: 

When constructing the JAS Segrate site, sustainability was of high importance. Therefore, solar panels to harness sunlight and generate electricity were installed. The solar panels allow the office to replace most of its electricity usage with renewable energy, creating a more sustainable energy solution. By utilizing this energy-efficient renewable energy source, JAS is able to combat greenhouse gas emissions and reduce our collective dependence on fossil fuels such as coal and natural gas, from which traditional electricity is sourced.

As the world comes together to celebrate Earth Day this week, JAS is continuing its commitment to promote environmental sustainability by creating an environmentally friendly atmosphere within every aspect of our organization. We believe that with the implementation of sustainability globally, we can work together to effectively reduce concerns such as pollution, the use of natural resources, and harmful greenhouse gasses.

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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, David 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 David’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, David 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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EVER GIVEN SEIZED

The Ever Given was successfully re-floated within the Suez Canal at 15:04 local time on March 29th.

Yesterday it was revealed that the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) formally arrested the Ever Given pending settlement of around $916 million. An Egyptian judge granted permission for the SCA to seize the vessel after it lodged the compensation claim against its Japanese vessel owner, Shoe Kisen.

The SCA says it intends to maintain the vessel’s arrest until the claim is paid, a position that has caused fury among the ship’s insurers and ship managers, and led charterer Evergreen to investigate whether it could use a court order to treat vessel and cargo separately.

The SCA claim includes $300m for salvage and $300m for “loss of reputation”, which appears set to be rejected by the vessel’s insurer, the UK P&I Club, which revealed it had already made a compensation offer to the SCA this week.  

Release from the UK P&I Club:

“Despite the magnitude of the claim, which was largely unsupported, the owners and their insurers have been negotiating in good faith with the SCA.
“On 12 April, a carefully considered and generous offer was made to the SCA to settle the claim. We are disappointed by the SCA’s subsequent decision to arrest the vessel today. We are also disappointed at comments by the SCA that the ship will be held in Egypt until compensation is paid, and that its crew will be unable to leave the vessel during this time. The SCA has not provided a detailed justification for this extraordinarily large claim.
“The grounding resulted in no pollution and no reported injuries. The vessel was re-floated after six days and the Suez Canal promptly resumed its commercial operations.
“The claim presented by the SCA also does not include the professional salvor’s claim for salvage services, which owners and hull underwriters expect to receive separately. The P&I aspects of the claim are relatively modest, with the exception of a claim for loss of reputation, which is disputed.”

Ian Beveridge, CEO of the vessel’s manager, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), also voiced his concern over the arrest.

“The SCA’s decision to arrest the vessel is extremely disappointing. From the outset, BSM and the crew on board have cooperated fully with all authorities, including the SCA and their respective investigations into the grounding.

“This included granting access to the voyage data recorder and other materials and data requested by the SCA,” Mr Beveridge added.

Evergreen said it had begun to look at other ways to free cargo trapped on board, adding: “In order to lift the arrest order as soon as possible, Evergreen is urging all concerned parties to facilitate a settlement agreement to be reached.

“Meanwhile, Evergreen is investigating the scope of such a court order and studying the possibility of the vessel and the cargo on board being treated separately,” it said.

BMS said the Ever Given’s classification society, the American Bureau of Shipping, had completed its inspection following the incident and it had “been declared suitable for onward passage to Port Said, to be assessed again before departing for Rotterdam”.

EXPERTISE YOU CAN TRUST

As with all of JAS Worldwide's country-based operations, JAS Canada 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 Canada 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.

A satisfied client is at the very centre of all that we strive for, and all that we do.  

Given a chance, you will see that we are a team dedicated to our client’s success and we accomplish this through a strong commitment to global compliance, time proven processes, enabled account management, superior product solutions and engaged upper management.

At JAS, People Make the Difference is so much more than a slogan. It is what drives our working environment, in an atmosphere that is challenging and fun.

We invite new clients and exceptional staff to come join us.  

-Uwe Wicke

Managing Director of JAS Canada

FACILITIES

CANADA

Toronto

Total Warehouse Space:  2,500 ㎡

  • Bulk Storage:     350 ㎡
  • Racking:  2,400 Pallets, 5 High
  • Dock-level Doors:  7
  • Over Size Doors: 1
  • Drive-in Doors: 1

Additional contracted space in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto (Bonded) and Montreal – available upon request 

Account Management
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Advanced Reporting  Functions
All risk cargo insurance
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ADDITIONAL SERVICES

Account Management
Advanced Reporting Functions
Assembly Groupage Service Cartage and Trade Facilitation
Barge Transportation - Inland Water and Ocean
Chartering Air and Sea
Computerized Documentation Services
Customer Service
Customs Consultancy
Door to Door Services GOH (Garments on Hangers)
E-commerce
Emergency Air/Ocean Charter Desks
Flexible Routing for Deferred, Lower-Cost Programs
Handling of Dangerous and Perishable Goods
Heavy Lift Transportation and Handling
Inspection, Testing and Repair, QC, Kitting
Internet Tracking & Tracing
Logistics Studies
On-Time Solutions
Order Fulfillment
Pick and Pack
P.O. Management/Technology
Project-Specific Field Offices
Rail Transport
Reverse Logistics
Risk Management
Road Surveys
Specialized and Dedicated Customer Service Agents
Subcontractor Management, Subassembly
Training, Trade Consulting
Transport Engineering
Trucking and Barging
Cross Border Transportation (Intermodal, truck, air)
Customs House Brokers
Domestic Transportation (Intermodal, Truck and Air)
Warehousing

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*Actual Customer Comments

“ I thank you for all your dedication on our business! Trust a long term Business partnership between the two companies are ahead of us.”

SangGu Lee

Pharmaceuticals

Korea

"Many thanks for your reporting on a daily basis - excellent service'

Mathilda S.

Mining

South Africa

"I want to thank you for the past support and thankful for having you as supplier. Wish you all the best."

Annie L.

Electronics

Taiwan

"I am satisfied with your trouble-free and appropriate work at all times."

Mayuko I.

Fashion Importer

Japan

"I am very satisfied with JAS Sales and Service in charge. We are considering another new import shipment."

Takamasa O.

Print Media Supplier

Japan

"Once again JAS has given an outstanding level of support in all areas and I would be grateful if you could pass on our sincere thanks to the whole JAS team for their patience and diligence."

Jo M.

Heavy Equipment

United Kingdom

"You and your team did a great job.  We really appreciate your professionalism and reliability."

Renato Z.

Electronics

Italy

“We’ve been working with JAS for more than a year now, and have always found their service and quality of work to be excellent. We look forward to working together for many more years to come.”

Mihyeun Ko

Energy

Korea

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