JTS (Johanson Transportation Service) is a third-party solutions provider, licensed property broker, licensed ocean freight forwarder, and NVOCC helping companies manage their supply chain with solutions that exceed their unique business challenges.
Providing unmatched service at a fair price, JTS offers customized freight solutions, including: dry and temperature-controlled Truckload, Less-than-Truckload, Air and Ocean Freight; Rail Intermodal; and comprehensive importing/exporting solutions with one point of contact.
JTS adds value with logistics management, consulting and a cloud-based FreightOptixx (TM) TMS with online tools to facilitate seamless supply-chain communications for its customers.
RAIL INTERMODAL SERVICES
JTS has strategic alliances with intermodal, rail, ocean and drayage companies to offer our customers a single-stop solution. We can offer door-to-door services and access to all major ports, rail ramps and consumer markets in North America, including some points in Canada and Mexico.
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JTS partners with eight transportation providers to utilize tens of thousands of available rail and asset carrier-owned equipment for freight weighing 42,500 pounds or less:
--53-foot dry stacktrain containers nationwide.
--20’, 40’ and 45’ ISO boxes for westbound service only.
--Dry containers are mainly used, but temperature-controlled boxes are popular and are available in certain lanes.
JTS offers full trailer capacity loads with the utmost in flexibility and safety to handle the movement of your goods anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.
Perishable — Our Perishable division understands your fresh food shipping requirements. Since 1971, our experienced team has been handling temperature-sensitive goods using 53-foot temperature-controlled trailers and food-grade tankers.
Non-Perishable — Our Non-Perishable division offers several trailer size options, including 53-foot dry vans, flat beds, step decks and curtain side trailers.
LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT & LTL SERVICES
LTL Common Carrier Service: For shipments of one to 14 pallets, leverage JTS’ buying power. We will customize an LTL program using multiple, reliable carrier options to streamline your LTL process. We handle all negotiations, pick-up scheduling, service monitoring and invoice auditing, cross-docking and pool distribution.
LTL Consolidation: We can pool your Non-Perishable freight with compatible freight of our many customers. We coordinate pick-up and delivery schedules so your freight is handled at a minimum, generally only at the original loading and unloading site. This option minimizes the risk of damage to more fragile freight as it's handled fewer times in transit.
Temp-Controlled LTL Solutions (Heated, Cooled and Frozen): You receive a login to our FreightOptixx™ cloud-based TMS, for access to customized rates. Simply enter the weight, destination and origination zip codes and get an instant quote on your desktop! Rates are priced to your account, from any point to any point in the U.S. with delivery nationwide. Scheduled pick-up dates are available for each metro area so you can plan shipments with ease.
Logistics Management & Consulting: JTS customers get a free evaluation of load routing, consolidation, carriers, lanes, order processing, and route planning, with improvement ideas.
Warehouse/DC Services: We can find you the best warehouse and location to meet your needs, anywhere in North America.
Transportation Management: Some companies struggle to find labor or are forced to cut benefits, wages and other logistics management costs at their company. Outsourcing freight coordination to JTS can help. Let us do an analysis to see if you can realize gains in this area.
JTS, a licensed ocean freight forwarder and NVOCC, leverages superior import/export ocean experience with a large network of global partners to provide the most reliable and efficient logistics services available in the market.
Our competitive pricing is coupled with reliable, friendly, hands-on customer service. We pride ourselves on quick responsiveness to all our clients’ questions as we understand the need for accurate and timely information. Our staff will keep you informed throughout the entire shipment cycle.
When you partner with JTS International you have many transportation options to choose from, making it easier to move your imported and exported cargo around the world.
Ocean Freight — JTS offers worldwide ocean import and export services, with both full container load (FCL) and less-than-container load (LCL) shipments. JTS also offers hazmat and temperature-controlled services around the globe. Our pricing is competitive and you get online tracking via our FreightOptixx™ cloud-based TMS.
Air Freight — JTS supplies you with worldwide service to meet your import/export air freight requirements. Our pricing is competitive, you can track shipments with our FreightOptixx™ cloud-based TMS, and you'll experience excellent service for your time-sensitive shipments.
We work with a large network of air agents to make sure your shipment moves from pick-up to delivery as efficiently and quickly as possible.
Drayage — The movement of freight between warehouses, distribution centers and container yards is facilitated by our network of carriers operating in and out of all major U.S. ports and rail ramps. We offer live load/unload services along with drop and pick options in certain locations. JTS International is experienced in the handling of overweight and hazmat cargo as well.
We also provide transloading and cross-docking services so that our clients with multimodal needs work with one provider from the beginning of their transport move to the very end. We work closely with our domestic truckload and LTL counterparts so that your cargo keeps moving and is delivered in a timely manner.
JTS handles the tracing, reporting and scheduling of pick-ups and delivery appointments for our ocean and domestic services, which provides a “one-stop-shop” solution for our clients.. We believe this, and our commitment to exceeding customer service standards, sets us apart from most of the logistics companies in the market. In the transportation industry since 1971, JTS can be trusted to provide experienced professionals to serve you.
Customs Clearance Handling — JTS offers our clients customs brokerage services for any product being imported into the U.S. Our team is especially knowledgeable in importing food products, which are subject to FDA review processes. We begin the import customs process by assisting in filing an ISF in a timely and accurate manner. We then advise our clients of the documents required for entry of that product into the U.S. We understand the complexity of submitting entry docs, and we know the headaches caused by customs exams and FDA sampling processes. The key to our partnership is constant communication throughout the process so that our clients can have an accurate handle on when to expect release of their product.
Insurance Handling — JTS offers competitive and comprehensive door-to-door coverage for your air and ocean freight shipments.
For Shippers, the JTS FreightOptixx™ cloud-based TMS is your one-stop solution for managing your Full Truckload, LTL, Intermodal and International freight communications – all in one easy to use, cloud-based web interface. Integrating your logistics communications with a single source provider like JTS offers you greater visibility, increases service levels and saves time on logistics tasks.