Press Releases

Platinum Equity Completes Acquisition of Livingston International

Posted on: Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

(Los Angeles, May 2, 2019)– Platinum Equity today announced it has completed the acquisition of North American customs brokerage and trade services firm Livingston International. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with U.S. headquarters in Chicago, Il, Livingston International is the largest pure-play customs brokerage in North America and boasts the widest presence along America’s northern border…. Read more »

Livingston Announces Collaboration with TradeLens for Blockchain Pilot

Posted on: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019

TORONTO, ON – April 3, 2019 – Livingston International Inc. proudly announced today its formal participation in blockchain-enabled global shipping initiative TradeLens, and its inclusion in a comprehensive pilot involving the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). TradeLens is a blockchain-enabled digital shipping solution jointly developed by A.P. Moller–Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) to promote… Read more »

Livingston’s Cora Di Pietro honored by the SCMA as one of 100 Influential Women in Canadian Supply Chain

Posted on: Friday, March 8th, 2019

Toronto, Ontario – March 8, 2019 – Livingston International today proudly announced that Cora Di Pietro, vice president of its Global Trade Consulting Group, has been recognized as one of 100 Influential Women in Canadian Supply Chain™ in the Supply Chain Management Association’s inaugural list of the industry’s top-ranking professional women. Di Pietro, who has been with Livingston… Read more »

Platinum Equity to acquire Customs Brokerage and Trade Services Firm Livingston International

Posted on: Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Los Angeles (February 21, 2019)– Platinum Equity announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Livingston International. Financial terms were not disclosed. Livingston is an international trade services firm based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, which specializes in customs brokerage, freight forwarding and trade consulting. It holds the distinction of being Canada’s largest customs… Read more »

Art Mesher To Publish “3V’s – Part Two” 20 Years After First Publication

Posted on: Monday, October 1st, 2018

Toronto, ON – October 1, 2018 – Livingston International,a leading trade services provider of customs brokerage, freight forwarding, global trade management and consulting services,is pleased to announce that Art Mesher, Vice Chairman and Executive Director of its Board, in an exclusive to the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), is publishing “3V’s Part Two,… Read more »

Livingston’s Candace Sider Appointed Chair of IFCBA

Posted on: Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Toronto, Ontario, July 12, 2018 – Livingston International, a leading trade services provider of customs brokerage, freight forwarding, global trade management and consulting services proudly announced today that Candace Sider, the company’s Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs, North America has been appointed as Chair of the International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations (IFCBA)… Read more »

Livingston Launches Enhanced Ground Freight Offering

Posted on: Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

New solution offers competitive rates, unparalleled reliability and enhanced tracking Toronto, Ontario, May 23, 2018 – Livingston International, a leading, global provider of trade services, including freight forwarding, customs brokerage, trade consulting and global trade management, announced today the expansion of its freight offering to include enhanced ground transportation services throughout North America. Businesses already… Read more »

Businesses Unprepared for a Post-NAFTA World

Posted on: Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Few companies have begun contingency planning for a U.S. NAFTA withdrawal April 5, 2018, Toronto, Ontario, Canada — Businesses across Canada and the United States that currently make use of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are fairly passive about the outcome of the ongoing NAFTA negotiations and have not yet developed contingency plans… Read more »

Livingston International announces BiTA membership

Posted on: Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. March 1, 2018 — Livingston International Inc., a leading provider of freight forwarding, customs brokerage and trade-consulting solutions, announced today its membership in the Blockchain in Transport Alliance (BiTA). The membership will allow Livingston to provide input into an evolving set of industry standards for rapidly developing blockchain technology that will serve… Read more »

New poll shows Americans’ views of NAFTA more pragmatic than protectionist

Posted on: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

45 percent of Americans view NAFTA as contributing to economic growth in the U.S. over the past 20 years. 43 percent believe NAFTA has contributed to the growth of America’s knowledge economy (e.g., professional services, engineering, IT, etc.) Close to one in five Americans (17 percent) believes the U.S. should neither renegotiate nor withdraw from… Read more »