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Jacobson Goes Global

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 … Continue reading

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Jacobson Invests in Global Software Solutions

Last week, Four Soft (4S) , a global leader in offering software solutions for the logistics and transportation industry announced the signing of a significant contract with Jacobson. Read the press release here.

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Jacobson Companies named one of Transport Topics’ Top 50 Logistics Companies

Transport Topics has named Jacobson Companies a “Top 50 Logistics Company” for 2010. Transport Topics’ Logistics 50 is an annual survey of the largest logistics companies covering freight management and forwarding, brokerage services and warehousing and distribution.  Transport Topics accurately … Continue reading

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Jacobson wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving

The Jacobson team wishes you and your family a hearty, healthy, and happy Thanksgiving!

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Jacobson Companies Listed as #2 North American 3PL

Latest Armstrong & Associates report lists Jacobson Companies as #2 North American 3PL by square footage. See the report here.

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Jacobson’s Newton, IA Facility Featured in Des Moines Register

Jacobson’s Newton, Iowa facility was showcased in yesterday’s edition of the Des Moines Register.  Jacobson operates a 252,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Newton, which now has all LED lighting, replacing the T-12 fluorescent lighting previously used in the warehouse. According … Continue reading

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Jacobson Implements 2010 CSA Initiatives

This month, the Department of Transportation formally initiated their new safety evaluation program – CSA 2010 (Comprehensive Safety Analysis).  The program is intended to reduce commercial motor vehicle accidents. Jacobson has always maintained a superior safety record, and we will … Continue reading

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Jacobson Implements New LCL Express Program

The  ILS team at Jacobson Companies is now offering a new less than container load (LCL) express program that will offer quicker transits, competitive pricing and other advantages when shipping from Shanghai; Hong Kong; Busan, Korea; and Keelung, Taiwan into … Continue reading

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Jacobson Companies Retools its Operations for Strategic Growth

In a case study conducted by Armstrong & Associates, they state that Jacobson Companies has grown to be a leading domestic 3PL with considerable integrated supply chain management capabilities. By expanding our international presence and developing new markets, they anticipate … Continue reading

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Jacobson Companies Expands Business with PepsiCo in the Pacific Northwest!

Des Moines, Iowa – August 31, 2010 – Jacobson Companies is pleased to announce that PepsiCo has awarded Jacobson the operating contract to run a brand new 450,000 square foot distribution center in Tacoma, WA. As part of PepsiCo’s efforts … Continue reading

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