JBS Logistics, Inc. was formed in 1986. The initial company operations concentrated in warehousing and transportation brokerage.
In 1987 JBS Transportation obtained Contract Carrier Authority from the ICC, and a year later, KFS started its Air Freight Forwarding Operation.
In 1990 JBS expanded its Warehousing operations to 150,000 square feet. This facility specialized in the storage, handling, and distribution of Food Grade Items for Companies such as Hoffman LaRoche, General Mills and Frito Lay.
In 1996 JBS Transportation acquired Valley West Transport and increased its fleet operations to 40 tractors and 60 trailers.
In 1999 JBS opened a satellite terminal in Tulsa, Oklahoma. This facilities focus is on Over-weight and Over-dimensional freight.
From 2000-2004 KFS expanded it's international expedited services, opening an office in Hong Kong and acquiring NVOCC authority.
In 2006 JBS/KFS built a 150,000 square foot "state-of-the-art" warehouse facility in Alliance, Tx (Dallas-Ft Worth).
By 2009 JBS and KFS opened additional warehouse space in Los Angeles and El Paso to better service their international operations.
In 2011 JBS moved it's headquaters to their 310,000 square foot warehosue facility in Naperville, IL
Since 1986, JBS has provided warehousing and fulfillment services to their customers. Whether you are a Fortune 500 company or an enterprising small business, our focus is providing high efficiency storage and complete fulfillment distribution.
The focus of the Warehousing and Distribution Division is to provide High-Efficiency Storage and Fulfillment Distribution for various manufacturers who need a presence in the Chicago-land area. In addition to Storage, we can provide Bill of Lading, Stenciling, Master Packing, Fulfillment Services and Local Delivery. Our customers can access our computer system to obtain up to the minute information on inventory levels, receiving reports, and order status.
1. Nationwide Brokerage (MC 194101):
JBS has been servicing the trucking industry as a 3rd Party Provider since 1986. It is our experience, integrity, and expertise that set us apart from our competition. We utilize many truck finding sources including Satellite and Internet communication. JBS has contracts on file with thousands of contract carriers who are licensed and insured. However, 80% of our brokerage business moves with our "Core Carriers" some of which have been with JBS over 10 years. Each one of our customer's shipments is traced until delivered. We believe communication is the best "Driving Force" to service our customers.
A member of the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) since 1986, JBS has long been viewed as a leader in the industry. JBS employees are well trained regarding government rules and regulations, and we have Certified Transportation Brokers (CTB) on staff. We also carry Contingent Cargo and Liability Insurance.
2. Specialized Equipment: (JBS Tulsa Office)
JBS Logistics Tulsa specializes in the movement of oversized products on Flat Beds, Step Decks, or Multi-axle Trailers. Whether it is a 100,000-pound piece of Machinery or a 12-foot wide piece of Piping, our professionals in Tulsa can handle your needs.
3. Local Cartage:
JBS services the greater Chicago-land area with its own fleet of local tractors and trailers. We can provide same day service as well as "Pool Distribution".