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EGV Race Sponsorship

Elk Grove Village (EGV) is the largest contiguous industrial park in North America. 3,600 businesses are thriving under a new initiative to bring focus to the village. Brad Keselowski will drive in the Chicago Street Course NASCAR race coming July 2, 2023.

Community Building

Nothing beats working with a group of people who like celebrating one other's accomplishments and volunteering whenever feasible, except perhaps the festivities involve making personalized pizzas, breakfast burritos, and box boats.

The Carrier of the Year Award

JA Frate has won The Carrier of the Year Award - Illinois Branch for the fifth consecutive year. Every employee is responsible for maintaining the highest levels of service and integrity. It's that respect and integrity with which we treat all our employees that drive success.

Full shipment view for transportation managers

Our online Web Tools system has been renamed My JA Portal to better reflect its centralized shipment quoting, scheduling and tracking capabilities. The system is fully online and allows users to access their shipments, tracking information, invoices and more 24/7/365.

New building expansion for Midwest warehouse and distribution services company

Our headquarters in McHenry, Ill., received a new 46,000 sq ft expansion that officially opened in March 2019, bringing the building to 96,000 total sq ft.

Ocean and Air Freight

As of February 1, 2019, JA has strategically aligned with BDG International to provide international transportation solutions that emphasize our commitment to providing the highest level of service, quality and expertise.

JA Frate Wins American Legion Award

We received the Illinois State Employer of the Year Award and the National Certificate of Appreciation for medium-sized companies from the American Legion at 1:00 p.m. on Sept. 7, 2018, at our office at 1202 S. Rte 31, McHenry, Ill.

Freight Shipping can include drayage, transloading, intermodal, expedite and white glove deliveries

Earlier this year, our brokerage division JA Nationwide began providing transportation modes other than the standard less than truckload (LTL), full truckload (TL), partial and flatbed services. These services include expedited, drayage, white glove, transloading and more.