News From JAS Worldwide - Americas Focus

JAS Americas HQ

6195 Barfield Road

Atlanta GA, 30328

United States

Shining a Light on the Port of Santos

Shining a Light on the Port of Santos on its 476th anniversary

JAS Brazil Staff
January 25, 2022

The Port of Santos, located in the city of Santos on the coast of Brazil, is the main port in Brazil and the largest container port in Latin America.

The port has substantial economic influence in the local area and comprises over 65% of the GDP and makes up a quarter of the movement within the Brazilian commercial area. As a key player in global trade and a gateway to many markets, the port is the world’s largest exporter of sugar, orange juice and coffee beans in the world. Despite the ongoing pandemic, the port set a record for handling containers in the first nine months of 2021, with TEUs of 3.6 million.

JAS’ Santos branch is a strategic point for monitoring processes, releases, and movements in the port. The Santos branch has a highly trained operational team with the necessary knowledge to coordinate imports and exports across all verticals. The team analyzes the legislation for each product, and coordinates customs compliance, all while providing best-in-class service to our customers.

O porto de Santos, localizado no litoral de São Paulo, é o principal porto do Brasil e o maior complexo portuário da América Latina.

A área de influência econômica do porto concentra aproximadamente 67% do PIB e corresponde a 25% ou um quarto da movimentação da balança comercial brasileira. É o maior porto exportador de açúcar, suco de laranja e café em grãos do mundo. Mesmo em meio ao cenário de pandemia, o porto de Santos bateu recorde de movimentação de contêineres no acumulado dos nove primeiros meses de 2021, com 3,6 milhões de TEU’s.

A JAS possui um filial em Santos como ponto estratégico para acompanhamento dos processos, liberações e movimentações no porto. A filial de Santos conta com uma equipe operacional capacitada que possui a expertise necessária para coordenar qualquer ação no desembaraço aduaneiro analisando a legislação para cada produto e agindo conforme a regulamentação aduaneira vigente dando todo suporte necessário aos nossos clientes em operações de Importação ou exportação.  

Entre em contato conosco, e conheça as pessoas que fazem a Diferença na JAS Santos!

Linkedin LogoTwitter Logo

Latest News

As a part of the larger move towards more sustainable wine production, Greencarrier Freight Services offers short sea shipping services as an innovative transportation alternative to road freight.

Wine has been produced in the Iberian Peninsula for many centuries.

Throughout Portugal, there are fourteen Delimited Wine Regions. Due to unique geography of the area, a variety of quality wines suchas sparkling wines, white wines, red wines, rosé wines, and different kinds of vinegar can be found.

In 2015, Portugal’s Alentejo Region launched its award winning “Alentejo Wine Sustainability Program” (PSVA) in the region’s vineyards, in part, to promote more sustainable wine production environment.

As part of this move towards more sustainable wine production, Greencarrier Freight Services offers short sea shipping services as an innovative transportation alternative to road freight.

The service operates from Porto in Portugal to the Nordic region. Cargo for the Nordic market is consolidated from all over Spain and Portugal, where it is then shipped to Gothenburg for further distribution in the Nordics.

“This sustainable service option is a way for shippers to reduce direct emissions but also mitigate congested roads and shortage of drivers. It is our ambition to make it simple for our clients to switch to sustainable alternatives without having to recreate their entire supply chain, says Ari Malvela, Head of Road Freight.

Less than container load (LCL) allows you to ship smaller quantities more frequently. With weekly departures and fast transit times it is easier than ever to build supply chains that are both efficient and sustainable.

“Can we afford not to become more sustainable? This logistics solution is part of our initiative “Green Solutions” and reduces your environmental footprint up to 80% when compared to using road freight. One feeder vessel carries the equivalent of 500 truckloads, reducing the pressure on congested roads as well as the environment,” says Stefan Larsen, Ocean Freight Manager.

For more information about the Portugal Nordics Short Sea LCL Service, contact your local representative.

Julio Lopez, LATAM Trade Lane Manager, JAS APAC

It is with great pleasure that JAS Asia Pacific introduces and welcomes Julio Lopez to the JAS Asia Pacific (APAC) regional Trade Lane Team.

In past roles working for several large freight forwarders, Julio has worked in Canada, Spain, China, Vietnam, and Thailand in various roles. He brings with him a wealth and knowledge and experience gained from his previous roles, including that of Business Development Manager, where he focused on the development of a perishable inbound program from the Americas and Europe, and more recently, Asia Pacific Trade Lane management program director.

Julio originates from Puebla, Mexico and will be based at the JAS Bangkok office, in Thailand. His hiring came through after full alignment with the Americas region and the JAS Worldwide global team.

Julio will work closely with Vivian Brunialti, Trade Lane Director, JAS Brazil, Stefano Olmi, Vice President Sales & Marketing, JAS APAC, and members of both the commercial and product teams in South America and the APAC regional team, as they work to support and promote further the expansion of the trade in both directions.

JAS Indonesia is pleased to announce the appointment of Krisna Wijaya to the position of Air Freight Manager.

JAS Indonesia is pleased to announce the appointment of Krisna Wijaya to the position of Air Freight Manager as of June 2, 2022.

Krisna brings with him a wealth of experience gained from his more than 20 years of experience in the freight forwarding and aviation industries. In past roles, working for several large global freight forwarders, he has held a wide variety of positions including Airfreight Manager, Procurement Manager, and Assistant Air Freight Director.

JAS is delighted to welcome Krisna to the team and is confident he will play a key role in improving market share while upholding and continuously providing unmatched quality to clients.

About JAS Indonesia

Established in 2006 in Jakarta, JAS Indonesia has dozens of dedicated and experienced team members to support any of your regional and global transportation needs. The team focuses on air and sea (LCL & FCL), imports, exports, domestic services (air, sea, and inland freight), licensed custom house brokerage, and distribution.

Our Sites use cookies for analytics purposes. For more information about the cookies we use on our Sites or how you can disable them, please see our Cookie Policy.