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JAS Welcomes New Global VP of Strategy to Drive Strategic Growth Initiatives

JAS Staff
September 6, 2023
Mike Jacobi, VP Global Strategy, JAS Worldwide
Mike Jacobi, VP Global Strategy, JAS Worldwide

JAS Worldwide is pleased to announce that Mike Jacobi, a seasoned global logistics, freight, and distribution leader with over 30 years of experience, has been appointed VP Global Strategy. Jacobi will report directly to JAS Global Chief Commercial Officer David Bang, spearheading strategic growth initiatives.

Before joining JAS, Jacobi led global freight and distribution at a global pharma and healthcare manufacturer, where he and his team transformed global logistics, freight & distribution management across all transportation modes, optimizing internal and external warehouses. Prior to that, he held various leadership positions at a large global logistics and supply chain solution firm for many years.

"Jacobi's impressive track record in both logistics provider and manufacturer sides will further strengthen JAS's customer-centric strategy and innovation path," said Bang. "He will drive JAS's key growth strategies and foster and spread ground-up systematic innovative and collaborative culture working closely with all other stakeholders."

Jacobi's appointment signifies JAS's commitment to delivering unparalleled service; with his leadership, JAS is poised to navigate the ever-evolving logistics landscape and achieve new milestones in driving global supply chain excellence.

About JAS Worldwide

JAS was founded in 1978 in Milan, Italy, and its global headquarters is located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Over the last four decades, JAS has grown from regional roots to a global force in logistics covering all modes of transportation, including contract logistics and other sophisticated and digital-driven supply chain solutions. Today, JAS covers 100+ countries with over 7000 employees globally and continues to expand with its core culture, “People make the difference,” and its strong commitment to a sustainable future.

JAS Germany Sends Five Trainees on a Journey to the USA

JAS Germany Staff
July 18, 2023
On July 5th, five JAS Germany trainees, Anna, Anabel, Bennet, Georgette, and Simona, headed to the United States to gain valuable experience abroad while training in the USA for the next eight weeks.
On July 5th, five JAS Germany trainees, Anna, Anabel, Bennet, Georgette, and Simona, headed to the United States to gain valuable experience abroad while training in the USA for the next eight weeks.

JAS Germany, is delighted to announce the commencement of an initiative that underscores its commitment to fostering international talent and promoting cross-cultural exchange. On July 5th, five trainees, Anna (MHG), Anabel (BER), Bennet (HAJ), Georgette (FRA), and Simona (CGN), from JAS Germany headed to the United States, aiming to gain valuable experience abroad while training in the USA during the next eight weeks.

The journey began at Frankfurt airport, where the trainees, filled with enthusiasm and a spirit of adventure, embarked on their transatlantic voyage. Prior to their departure, the trainees were given the opportunity to visit JAS’ headquarters in Germany. The tour offered valuable insights into the company's operations and culture laying a strong foundation for their upcoming experiences abroad. Additionally, they were given words of encouragement from Managing Director, Volker Werner.

Throughout their eight-week stay in the USA, the trainees will immerse themselves in various facets of international logistics, freight forwarding, and supply chain management. They will have the unique opportunity to interact with industry professionals, collaborate on real-world projects, and gain hands-on experience in diverse operational settings. Moreover, the apprentices will be maintaining a comprehensive diary, documenting their professional experiences and personal reflections, providing an account of their journey.

JAS is dedicated to nurturing the growth and development of its employees, and this initiative exemplifies the organization's commitment to investing in young talent. JAS firmly believes that such immersive international experiences not only enrich the trainees' professional acumen but also foster a broader global perspective, essential in today's interconnected world.

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