Jacobson Goes Global, Establishes Jacobson Global Logistics, Ltd. In Hong Kong
Des Moines, IA – (January 5, 2011) – Jacobson Companies today announced that it has established Jacobson Global Logistics, Ltd. (JGL), in Hong Kong. JGL will be the foundation from which Jacobson plans to expand its logistics services in Asia.
The establishment of JGL as a regional headquarters for Asia is a significant step for Jacobson in expanding its international 3PL offerings, further positioning the company as a leading global provider of end-to-end supply chain solutions. JGL will provide a full range of international logistics services to and from the United States, and within Asia, including freight forwarding (Ocean & Air), PO management, procurement & consolidation, origin value-added services, customs brokerage, bonded warehousing, deconsolidation and DC Bypass, Trans-load and bonded hubs, in addition to international multi modal transport services.
“The establishment of JGL as our Asia regional Headquarters is a remarkable milestone for Jacobson Companies,” says Brian Lutt CEO and President. “Asia and Greater China remain a vast opportunity for logistics service providers and is a significant source of trade for Jacobson’s Transpacific business and operations network.”
About Jacobson Companies
Founded in 1968, Jacobson Companies is a leading third-party logistics service provider offering end-to-end supply chain management solutions around the globe. Our service offerings include freight forwarding (Ocean & Air), customs brokerage, PO management, consolidation/deconsolidation, warehousing & distribution, contract packaging & manufacturing and transportation management. Jacobson operates more than 35 million square feet of warehouse space worldwide with approximately 7,000 employees. Jacobson maintains a website at http://www.jacobsonco.com.
For more information, contact: Julie Podey at 515-265-6171.