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JBS 2016 Year in Review
12/31/2016 6:48:12 PM
So many accomplishments and changes highlight the year 2016 that will go down as one of the top 3 in JBS’ 30 year history (The other 2 are 1986 when Sam & I founded the company and 2012 when we … Continue reading →...

Press Release
12/6/2016 5:46:04 PM
Koch Logistics, an operating division of Stan Koch and Sons Trucking, Inc. is excited to announce that it has purchased JBS Logistics and its affiliated companies as of December 1, 2016. Founded in 1978 and based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Koch …...

TURNING THE PAGE
12/1/2016 5:17:01 PM
Exactly 30 1/2 years ago today on June 1, 1986, Sam & I first opened the doors of JBS (then called JBS Warehousing and Distribution).  We were excited but scared. We immediately found ourselves in debt (each of us with … Continue reading →...

Chicago Italian American Charitable Organization (CIACO) “Baskets of Love”
11/23/2016 10:33:35 PM
Sunday, November 20th 2016 ‘Twas the Sunday morning before Thanksgiving, when all through the ReNu facility, CIACO members and hundreds of volunteers – young and older – (consisting of family members and friends) gathered together for a single...

Lobbying Congress
6/27/2016 2:10:06 PM
Last week I joined 65 other Logistics professionals in Washington DC to tell our stories to Congress. The group organized by TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association) visited with over 150 Congressional offices to talk about how pending (or...

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
6/13/2016 2:50:06 PM
30 years ago JBS opened their doors in a small warehouse in Addison, IL.  (see also: https://jbslogistics.wordpress.com/2016/05/26/how-jbs-started-30-years-ago/) Since then, JBS has matured into a full service warehouse and transportation company...

How JBS started 30 years ago
5/26/2016 12:34:29 PM
I was a salesman working for a trucking company back in 1986 when a customer of mine was telling me how their merchandise was “walking out the back door” at a warehouse in Chicago. He was looking to replace them … Continue reading →...

MIT report on the value of On-Time-Deliveries (OTD) in relation to payment for transportation
5/10/2016 4:58:21 PM
The study showed that although there is no correlation for better OTD when a shipper pays a higher rate, there was a distinct correlation for poor OTD when a shipper pays a lower than average cost.  The study found that … Continue reading →...

JBS kicks off 30-year anniversary celebration season
5/10/2016 4:46:18 PM
The traditional ‘Cinco de Mayo’ cookout on May 5th was the first event of the year, put together by the JBS social committee to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the company. The rich buffet featured traditional Mexican dishes and freshly … Continue...

TCA – What took you so long?
4/27/2016 3:32:45 PM
I applaud TCA for their reversal on the controversial truck/weight legislative issue.  ATA has been the “big brother” in the trucking industry for many smaller associations including TCA.  ATA’s voice and resources in Washington certainly help when...