John S. James Co. was founded in Savannah, GA USA in 1941. We have offices in Charleston, SC, Atlanta, GA, Jacksonville, FL, Charlotte, NC, and Knoxville, TN. As a third generation, family-owned company, our mission of offering personalized service to the international transportation community, quickly established our firm as a leader in the international freight forwarding and customs brokerage industries. Our founder’s initial vision, to provide unparalleled service to our customers, still resonates in our culture today. Our reputation for excellence is a direct result of our commitment to service and professionalism.
With over 150 employees in six Southeast USA locations, our services include International Freight Forwarding, Custom House Brokerage, NVOCC, Property Brokerage, Warehousing, full Air, Ocean, Truck, and Rail Transportation, Special Projects, Foreign Trade Zone operations, Marine Cargo Insurance, Consulting and Auditing. Our company was built on our unparalleled commitment to regulatory and compliance adherence, which led us to expand our transportation services. With over 20 ocean carrier contracts covering outbound and inbound USA ocean transport and multiple agreements with air carriers, NVOCC’s, and motor carriers, we can build complete transportation services for our clients and international partners.