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JAS USA Celebrates 20 Years

November 17, 2015
Pictured (left to right): Sergio Chiccoli - RVP, Southeast ; Adrian Emmenegger - President & CEO, JAS | USA ; Thomas Neuert - RVP, West ; Biagio Bruni - Founder and Chairman of JAS WW ; Patrik Gaehwiler - RVP, Midwest ; Alberto Bruni - RVP, Northeast ; Eugenio Fumo - COO JAS | USA ; Tony Romano - RVP, Southwest
Pictured (left to right): Sergio Chiccoli - RVP, Southeast ; Adrian Emmenegger - President & CEO, JAS | USA ; Thomas Neuert - RVP, West ; Biagio Bruni - Founder and Chairman of JAS WW ; Patrik Gaehwiler - RVP, Midwest ; Alberto Bruni - RVP, Northeast ; Eugenio Fumo - COO JAS | USA ; Tony Romano - RVP, Southwest

JAS USA recently celebrated 20 years of doing business as JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc., with a festive gala at Fernbank Museum of Natural History in Atlanta. Adrian Emmenegger, President and CEO of JAS USA thanked the Chairman, Management Advisory Board, and colleagues from China, Italy, UK, Germany, Brazil, the Middle East, and Israel for having traveled to Atlanta for the celebration.

​Emmenegger recalled “during the past 20 years, JAS USA corporate offices have moved at least four times to larger offices as the Company grew from fewer than 100 to almost 600 employees.

He believes “it is important to reflect on our past to remember what made us successful and not to forget about this when thinking about our future. There were good reasons why our clients decided to work with us and we should never forget that. The main ingredients for success are still the same - to focus on the needs of our clients and go the extra mile to service them. It is important to keep our eyes on the ever-changing needs of our clients.”

Mr. Emmenegger thanked all employees in 25 branch offices for their hard work and support in making JAS USA successful. “It is only through their tireless efforts and willingness to go above and beyond expectations that we are able to grow our market share in this competitive environment.”

“Our company slogan says, 'People Make The Difference', and I believe in this very much. As only the 3rd President of JAS USA, and having spent one-third of those 20 years in this position, it should also be pointed out that both prior CEOs are here with us tonight.”

Mr. Emmenegger thanked all attendees, customers, corporate executives, branch and regional managers, and guests from Worldwide management for their on-going support in continuing to write the “Story of JAS USA” into the future.

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Amelia Posadas joins JAS Mexico to help lead the Pharma & Healthcare vertical

JAS Mexico is proud to announce and welcome Amelia Posadas as Pharma & Healthcare National Account Manager. Amelia is responsible for developing the Pharma & Healthcare vertical and is focusing on improving JAS’ position within the local market.

Amelia joins the JAS Mexico team with more than 20 years of experience in logistics. In past roles, she has held various positions for a wide range of freight forwarding companies. She also has extensive knowledge of the customer side as she has worked to create a customer portfolio focused on each individual’s expectations and needs. Some of her past achievements include implementing cold chain service, Good Distribution Practices, and the development of certified suppliers.

“JAS is confident that her skills, ethics, values, and good customer relations are the key to both improving our market share and the successful implementation of the Pharma & Healthcare vertical in Mexico,” said Cesar Gutierrez, LATAM Sales Coordinator.

About JAS Mexico

Established in 1998, JAS Mexico, a global freight forwarding services provider, is a subsidiary of JAS Worldwide and is in continuous expansion in the Mexican market. With a GDP-certified facility located in Mexico City, Mexico, the team can provide customers with pharma and healthcare forwarding, own customs brokerage, and supply chain solutions, all backed by people expertise.

JAS China meets the rapid demand for pharma

Since the pandemic began, the pharmaceutical industry has experienced rapid growth. As the need for quality pharmaceuticals to treat diseases of all kinds continues to increase, logistics services and solutions also must keep up with the rapid pace. According to market data, China’s temperature-controlled expert increased 16 percent on a year-over-year basis between January and July 2021.  

In partnership with one of the leading developing, manufacturing, and repair service companies for air cargo equipment, JAS China has positioned itself to serve pharma’s expanding needs through the launch of a new successful logistic project managing airfreight temperature-controlled containers in Beijing. Thanks to the recent service expansion, JAS China can confidently provide full domestic services. Customers can request warehousing, trucking and container management, and air freight services to cover the entire pharmaceutical supply chain to benefit global consumers.  

JAS China’s pharmaceutical logistics team received training on temperature-controlled container transport with its partner company. The collaboration provides an excellent opportunity for JAS China’s team to share the new service with potential pharmaceutical customers in need, adding extra value to its customers in the future.  

In addition to the official training from its new partner, JAS China’s staff completed additional training on temperature-controlled cargo to fortify its understanding of the general process involved with transporting temperature-controlled containers. JAS China’s leadership plans to continue professional development to help the team stay abreast of industry trends for temperature-controlled container logistics.  

Pharmaceutical companies interested in learning how JAS China can meet their rapid growth needs can reach out to the team today for more information.

JAS Hong Kong along with JAS Indonesia and JAS USA, Air Charter Solutions.

Simultaneously moving charters from Jakarta, Indonesia to Chicago, Illinois (USA) takes solid coordination skills. JAS Hong Kong put its expertise to the test in recent weeks via a collaboration with the logistics teams from JAS Indonesia and JAS USA (Chicago). The task at hand involved moving a tailor-made charter solution for moving ready-made garments between the two countries for a valued client.  

After much consideration on the best way to move the product, the teams decided to transport via a Boeing 777 commercial freighter. A combination of belly and cabin loading was used to optimize the shipment, which included 3,100 cartons of garments. Configuring the load this way helped prevent the cargo from scattering during transport, which was a requirement of the customer.  

Since the start of the pandemic, securing fleets and aircrew for commercial freighters can be challenging. With a little brainstorming and ingenuity from the JAS Hong Kong, Indonesia, and USA teams, they acquired the charter transport needed to provide a smooth move from the APAC region to the US.  

Customers can benefit from the solid coordination demonstrated by the JAS Hong Kong procurement team. The crew will handle two more charter requests before the end of October and looks forward to serving more customers through its solid coordination and cooperation efforts with JAS teams around the globe.

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