Joyssy Arias joined JAXPORT in 2021 as Director of Ocean Carrier Development. In this role, Arias is responsible for developing JAXPORT’s ocean carrier service in the container trade, with a primary focus on building and maintaining the port’s relationships with global ocean carriers.
Arias has nearly two decades of experience with some of the world’s leading ocean carriers, most recently serving as Senior Manager of Trans-Pacific Trade for Hapag-Lloyd. During her career, she has held logistics management roles based in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and South America, serving nearly all major international trade lanes and developing new routings and products. Arias is also experienced in perishable cargo and vessel capacity management through former roles at A.P. Moller – Maersk and global freight forwarder ECU Worldwide.
She is fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.