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Jay Thomassen

Jay is the director for ATS International Services, Inc., where he oversees commercial and business activities of ATS International’s operations. Jay has been with ATS in his current role for eight years and has partnered with ATS since 1992 in his various roles with both U.S. domestic and ocean transportation carriers. Jay began his transportation career in 1986 as a commercial over-the-road Driver following his service in the U.S. Navy.
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How Can You Overcome Port Congestion Challenges? [5 Steps to Take]

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Oct 21, 2021 9:49:56 AM

Logjam. Bottleneck. Clog. Impasse. Gridlock.

Whatever word you want to use, we’re seeing it happen in the international shipping industry.

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What Does International Shipping Cost?

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Aug 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM

The world we live in is really quite large. And with seven continents, 195 countries and 835 inland and seaports currently active across the globe, moving freight internationally gets more complicated every..

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What is Breakbulk Shipping? [How It Works and How It’s Changing]

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Jan 8, 2021 9:15:00 AM

A container may be the most convenient way to ship your goods internationally, but it’s not always the best option for you — or even an option at all. This holds especially true if you’re shipping project..

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Why Marine Cargo Insurance Is Essential Yet Often Overlooked

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Oct 7, 2020 10:02:34 AM

Most Shippers assume if a carrier's negligence causes damage to your freight while in transit, they're liable to cover up to a set dollar amount per pound of freight. When the freight is more valuable than..

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How to Determine If Your International Shipping Partner Is Financially Stable – and Why Stability Is So Important Right Now

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Aug 12, 2020 7:59:33 AM

You never want to experience delays. It doesn't matter whether you're shipping domestically or internationally, delays mean missed deadlines, upset clients and lost revenue. However, due to the complex..

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Coronavirus and Overseas Shipping: What You Need to Know

Posted by Jay Thomassen on Mar 26, 2020 4:13:14 PM

The coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly every facet of international logistics and commerce — and some consumers and businesses are scrambling to get the goods and supplies they need to weather the..

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