JAS Netherlands is one of the leading logistics and freight forwarding companies in the Dutch market. At JAS, we believe that people make the difference. From this perspective, we aim to provide you with the best tailor-made and personalized service you can expect.
In the Netherlands, we operate from two main offices, one in Amsterdam and one in Rotterdam; moving cargo around the globe, beyond skies and oceans.
We opened our first office in Amsterdam in 1998, a stone’s throw distance from Schiphol Airport, one of the largest cargo airports in the world - allowing us to move your products with the shortest lead-times possible.
Just a few years later we opened our second branch in Rotterdam with a primary focus on ocean freight. Moving products from and to the Netherlands with utmost precision and care to make sure your products arrive safely and on time, taking advantage of our extended global network.
In addition to our freight forwarding services, we take pride in providing some of the best warehousing and logistical services in the market. Utilizing our globally integrated Warehouse Management System, providing you with the visibility you need throughout the whole supply chain. This is supported by a logistics team that has extensive experience in cross docking, pick and pack operations, reverse logistics, and e-commerce solutions.
The mix between young and experienced team members who work at JAS Netherlands makes our company special. We teach and learn from everyone, this results in a manner where we find solutions for all your logistical challenges and come up with the best ways to connect your cargo with the world.
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.
Our teams specialize in managing your complex global logistics needs with expertise and attention to detail. Our in-depth knowledge and experience of global import, export regulations and practice ensure your shipments are managed with compliance and efficiency.
As with all of JAS Worldwide's country-based operations, JAS Netherlands 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 Netherlands 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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