Freight Forwarding

John S. James Co. holds Federal Maritime Commission License #150-F. We offer quality, professional and personal service for International Air and Ocean Forwarding. Our employees are well versed in all phases of export transactions. We pride ourselves on the preparation and filing of accurate documentation in a timely manner. Our unparalleled level of service and expertise adds up to cost savings and increased efficiency for your international transactions.


Our personnel understand the complexities of export transactions. Their vast experience translates into decreased uncertainty in your international dealings.


Our integrated export program allows us to tailor documents according to your firm’s and your customer’s individual needs. Whether you require Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) document exchange, invoice transmission and classification, or automated Bill of Lading processing, we can meet your needs. 

Document Distribution

All necessary documentation is distributed to the proper parties, per your instructions. We ensure that foreign consignees automatically receive pre-alert notification of impending shipments, and that banks receive Letter-of-Credit documentation in a timely manner.

Rate Quotations

Our rate quotations provide you with the best service possible at competitive prices in order to expedite the movement of your cargo.

Global Coverage

As your international freight forwarder, we become an extension of your company. In addition to being your representative in the U.S., by coordinating with our foreign partners we assist in the ultimate disposition of your goods overseas.