Who We Are
John Michael Associates, Inc., a Woman-Owned Enterprise known in the marketplace as JMA, is a full service promotional marketing agency that specializes in the development and execution of corporate branding programs utilizing quality branded merchandise. Since 1980, JMA has been recognized as an industry leader for providing our customers with superior service, premium products and continuous innovation.
During the onset of COVID-19 (and ongoing), there was an immediate global need for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across the healthcare industry. JMA quickly answered this call to action by engaging with our trusted logistic partners to develop viable options for assisting in the fight against the spread of the virus. After partnering with a top supplier in our Industry - the JMA PPE vertical was born.
Since March 2020, JMA has sourced and delivered millions of units of PPE items including N95s, KN95s, 3ply masks, non-medical cotton masks, goggles, safety glasses, gowns, nitrile gloves, hand sanitizers and more.
With trusted healthcare, municipal and industrial clients turning to JMA for their PPE and Medical Supplies - in 2021 we have officially launched a new JMA brand:
DistinctiveMed, a JMA company
DistinctiveMed's top priority is corporate responsibility. Our logistics team leverages internal expertise and vendor partnerships as well as optimizing routes to eliminate delays in this International fast changing environment to meet the demand for personal protective equipment.
At DistinctiveMed, we take pride in quickly and safely satisfying the high demand for PPE as experts of an unpredictable, dynamic international landscape, in three simple ways:
- Sourcing: Utilize professional and industry expertise to meet the individual requests of our clients. Our entire product line is supported with proper documentation, certifications, and test reports to ensure compliance.
- Planning: Leverage industry expertise and partnerships with manufacturers, vendors, and over 1,000 name brands to devise clear and comprehensive plans for meeting all requirements and timelines. This includes including advisement of regulatory compliance, force majeure clauses, and contractual obligations, as well as providing realistic international & domestic transportation schedules/timetables for air, sea, and ground.
- Logistics: Leverage industry expertise and partnerships with freight carriers to optimize trade routes and ensure that shipments continue moving in a rapidly evolving freight market.
Our team of professionals specializes in devising a clear road map from start to finish to meet the necessary requirements & timelines for our Industry partners.
DistinctiveMed partners with over 1000 different name brands to meet the individual requests of each of our clients. Our product line is supported with proper documentation, certifications and test reports to ensure compliance.