JAS Brazil Acquires Sonave Logistica

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Belo Horizonte, Brazil

JAS Worldwide today announced that its subsidiary, JAS Brazil, has acquired 100% of the shares of Sonave Logistica. 

Sonave has been JAS Brazil’s agent in Belo Horizonte (Minas Gerais) and Curitiba (Parana) for the past 10 years, providing freight and logistics services.  The two companies have expanded their global business during the ensuing years. Sonave Logistica, founded in 1983, has been owned and managed by Leonardo Abreu and Ricardo Nunes, both of whom will remain with the company in executive functions.  

“Joining JAS Worldwide is the logical outcome of a successful relationship, opening new opportunities for our employees and customers”, commented Leonardo Abreu, president of Sonave Logistica. 

 “The integration into JAS Worldwide, especially as we take advantage of JAS’ strong suite of global IT solutions, will bring better visibility and reporting capabilities for our clients and increase our competitiveness in the market”, said Ricardo Nunes, President of Sonave Logistica.

The two companies have similar values and complement each other in their geographical footprint.  

Of the acquisition, Adrian Emmenegger, executive vice president of the Americas at JAS Worldwide added: “We are pleased to welcome the Sonave team to the JAS family and look forward to the growth the combined company will bring – because people do make the difference.”