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Posted: Jun 7, 2017
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Managing global trade anxiety through experience, expertise and versatility Livingston International was profiled in a feature story in Transportation & Logistics International magazine. This online edition of the article was originally published on June 7, 2017. By Tim O’Connor This past year has seen the United Kingdom choose to exit the European Union and a… Read more »

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Posted: Jun 7, 2017
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Managing global trade anxiety through experience, expertise and versatility Livingston International was profiled in a feature story in Transportation & Logistics International magazine. This online edition of the article was originally published on June 7, 2017. By Tim O’Connor This past year has seen the United Kingdom choose to exit the European Union and a… Read more »

Posted: Jun 1, 2017
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Close Economic Ties Serve Ongoing Trade Negotiations This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on June 1, 2017 By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International The victory of Emmanuel Macron, the centrist candidate who defeated populist, far-right contender Marine Le Pen in the recent French elections, is being touted by pundits… Read more »

Posted: May 26, 2017
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NAFTA’s Investor-State Dispute Settlement Has Been a Bone of Contention for Years This article on NAFTA’s ISDS was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on May 26, 2017 By Cora Di Pietro, Vice President of Global Trade Consulting, Livingston International On May 18, United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer gave Congress the official 90-day notice… Read more »

Posted: May 5, 2017
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This article was originally published on JOC.com on May 5, 2017 By John Bennett, Strategic Client Service Manager, Livingston International The US International Trade Commission’s imposition of countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber entering the US provides a glimpse of how a trade dispute can vastly complicate life for shippers. For all the coverage the… Read more »

Posted: Apr 26, 2017
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This article was originally published on the Journal of Commerce website, JOC.com, on April 26, 2017 By Mike Meierkort, president of International Freight and Transportation Solutions at Livingston International While the jury is still out on the impact the new ocean carrier alliances will have on international supply chains and the processing of goods at international… Read more »

Posted: Apr 10, 2017
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This article was originally published on April 10, 2017 in Global Trade Magazine  By Mike Meierkort, president, International Freight and Transportation solutions, Livingston International On April 1, while many Americans were indulging in the levity of practical jokes, a major milestone was taking place in the world of global trade that likely went unnoticed by… Read more »

Posted: Apr 5, 2017
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This article was originally published on April 5, 2017 on JOC.com (Journal of Commerce) By Danny Cipollone, director of strategic alliances and e-commerce, Livingston International Walk into any office supply store and you’re likely to find exactly what you would expect it to carry — stationery, writing utensils, file folders, computers, printers, even office furniture. But… Read more »

Posted: Mar 3, 2017
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The cross-border component of M&As among import-export companies transcends simple arithmetic By Matt Miller This is an excerpt from an article originally published on February 13, 2017 in the American Journal of Transportation.    The cross-border component of M&As among import-export companies transcends simple arithmetic. The changes post-merger can sometimes be minimal and at other times… Read more »

Posted: Feb 28, 2017
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This article was originally published on February 24, 2017 in Global Trade Magazine By Stephan Galarneau, vice-president of inside sales, North America, Livingston International For many of Canada’s small businesses, the recent meeting between US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was a nail biter. For months, speculation about the fate of the North American… Read more »

Posted: Feb 22, 2017
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*But Rarely Do Written by Robert Smith There’s a quiet revolution happening in Canada’s business community. Businesses across the country that have traditionally limited their market to North America are beginning to look elsewhere for new opportunities. In fact, recent research conducted by Livingston International shows a significant surge in the use of more than one trade… Read more »