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JAS South Africa opened its first office in Johannesburg in March of 1982 with offices in three other major cities, Cape Town, Durban, and Port Elizabeth. The headquarters in Johannesburg is strategically located close to one of the largest airports in Africa; O.R. Tambo International.
JAS is one of the largest SME logistic companies in South Africa, offering our services to a wide variety of internationally and locally based clients. We are part of an international network of air, sea, road transport - import and export - and warehousing, allowing us to operate and negotiate on a global scale.
JAS handles a complete end-to-end logistics solution and one of the few freight forwarders able to offer complete shipment visibility via our integrated live operation system – JASTrack. Our team of highly skilled and dedicated staff will take care of your logistic needs, providing top quality service at all times, proving “people make the difference”.
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.
Being strategically located in all major South African cities, JAS is well positioned to offer full supply chain solutions which can be tailor made as a result of our advanced information management systems being utilized globally.
Our professional, efficient, and friendly staff are beside you each step of the way 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 sea, air or land.
Leverage the expertise we’ve built for companies like yours. We prove ourselves every day.
Proudly JAS is a verified Level 2 B-BBEE contributor;
Certified in ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018 and ISO 14001:2015.
Member of the SAAF South African Association of Freight Forwarders, Chamber of Commerce and IATA International Air Transport Association.
Accredited with SARS.
Our objective is to create lasting value to our clients and shareholders by repeatedly and transparently delivering the client’s products safely and on time, and doing so in an atmosphere of integrity and honesty that still allows our company to prosper in the long term.
Managing Director, JAS South Africa
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