Press Releases

Livingston International Inc. responds to claim

Posted on: Friday, October 3rd, 2014

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2014 /CNW/ – Earlier today, we were made aware of a class action lawsuit filed against Livingston International Inc. regarding our overtime pay practices. Livingston takes these allegations very seriously and will be reviewing the claim to understand the allegations and determine our next steps. We value our employees and recognize their contribution to our… Read more »

Livingston International creates new position to reflect its regulatory affairs expertise; names Candace Sider to role

Posted on: Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Attention Business Editors September 16, 2014 TORONTO, Canada – Importers and exporters rely on Livingston International to stay ahead of the risks and opportunities created by the constantly evolving regulatory changes impacting global trade, compliance and risk management. To better reflect the company’s integral role in regulatory affairs for its clients, Livingston has appointed Candace Sider… Read more »

Livingston International acquires FPA Customs Brokers, Inc. to strengthen position in U.S. air/sea brokerage market

Posted on: Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Attention Business Editors August 12, 2014 TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International, has acquired New York-based FPA Customs Brokers, Inc., Livingston CEO Steven C. Preston announced today. The acquisition bolsters Livingston’s air/sea customs brokerage operations, and expands the company’s presence in the United States. Notably, it strengthens Livingston’s footprint in New York and Los Angeles, the… Read more »

Livingston International named “Supply Chain Vendor of the Year” by Staples Canada Inc.

Posted on: Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Attention Business Editors August 6, 2014 TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International, a leading North American provider of customs brokerage and trade compliance services, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as Staples Canada Inc.’s Supply Chain Vendor of the Year for 2013. Livingston has worked closely with Staples since its entry into the… Read more »

Livingston International warns of likely price increase on refined sugar products

Posted on: Friday, August 1st, 2014

CHICAGO – Canadian consumers are likely to experience sugar shock this fall when they buy products made with refined sugar — and not only food. Pharmaceuticals and chemicals using sugar will probably cost more as well. The reason is an anticipated increase on sugar duties for U.S. companies exporting sugar to Canada. The Canada Border… Read more »

Livingston International appoints new U.S. president, chief financial officer

Posted on: Friday, June 20th, 2014

Attention Business Editors June 20, 2014 CHICAGO – Livingston International, North America’s leading company focused on customs brokerage and trade compliance, appointed Christopher Logan as U.S. president and Sharon Sritong as chief financial officer. Both Logan and Sritong will work out of Livingston’s U.S. headquarters in Chicago. “Christopher and Sharon bring strong leadership experience and… Read more »

Livingston International appoints Roy Coburn as President, Canada

Posted on: Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Attention Business Editors February 19, 2014 TORONTO – Livingston International announced today that Roy Coburn would become the new President, Livingston Canada. During his two-year tenure as President, Livingston U.S., net revenues tripled and the company significantly expanded an important and growing operation in U.S. Brokerage Air/Sea and on the Southern Border. “Roy is our… Read more »

Livingston International acquires transportation and customs brokerage firm Advantex Express

Posted on: Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Attention Business Editors October 16, 2013 TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International has acquired the assets of Advantex Express Inc. as well as the shares of its two U.S. entities, Advantex Express, Inc. and Andina Group International, Inc. (collectively “Advantex”), Livingston’s CEO, Steve Preston, announced today. “With the acquisition of this transportation services and customs brokerage… Read more »

Livingston International warns of unprecedented trade regulation changes coming in 2014

Posted on: Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Importers and exporters urged to start planning now Attention Business Editors September 3, 2013 CHICAGO – There are a number of major trade regulation changes coming in 2014, unprecedented in both number and magnitude.  These shifts affect every company that imports into, or exports from, Canada or the U.S., with some regulations requiring new licensing… Read more »

Livingston International software helps companies automate trade compliance, control costs

Posted on: Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Attention Business Editors August 20, 2013 CHICAGO – Livingston International has released TradeSphere®, software designed to automate trade compliance and reduce human error in the highly regulated and complex world of international trade. With governments around the world constantly introducing new international trade regulations, TradeSphere’ s automated steps assist with compliance by keeping track of… Read more »