Press Releases

New survey finds majority of businesses are concerned about customs delays

Posted on: Thursday, May 24th, 2012

CHICAGO, IL – More than 80 per cent of small- to mid-size businesses are concerned about customs delays impacting their ability to properly manage their business – yet nearly a third say they tend to ignore the myriad of changes to government regulations and hope for the best when transporting their goods across international borders. This… Read more »

Livingston International acquires M.G. Maher to expand freight forwarding and customs brokerage operations in the U.S.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

CHICAGO, IL – Livingston International has acquired New Orleans, Louisiana-based M.G. Maher & Company, Inc. as well as the business of its affiliate MCLX, Inc. (“Maher”), Livingston’s president and CEO, Peter Luit, announced today. This latest acquisition by Livingston International strengthens Livingston’s international freight forwarding business globally and its customs brokerage business in the U.S.  It… Read more »

Livingston International finalizes acquisition of customs and trade compliance services of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Posted on: Monday, April 2nd, 2012

TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International has finalized the acquisition of the customs and trade compliance services of the Global Trade business of J.P. Morgan Treasury & Securities Services, a business unit of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., announced Livingston president and CEO Peter Luit.  This acquisition represents the operations and technology of the former Vastera business…. Read more »

Livingston acquires Dell Will Customs Brokers to bolster southwestern Ontario operation

Posted on: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International has acquired the assets of Dell Will Customs Brokers Inc. (“Dell Will”), Livingston president and CEO, Peter Luit, announced today. “The addition of this southwestern Ontario customs broker, known for its excellent customer service, gives Livingston even greater traction through the Detroit-Windsor trade lane,” said Luit.  “I am pleased that… Read more »

Livingston agrees to acquire local southwestern Ontario customs broker

Posted on: Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Dell Will Customs Brokers Inc., Livingston’s president and CEO, Peter Luit, announced today. Canadian Dell Will Customs Brokers Inc. is a strong local customs broker with approximately 40 employees based in Windsor, Ontario.  If completed, the acquisition would give Livingston… Read more »

Livingston International to acquire customs and trade compliance services of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Posted on: Thursday, January 12th, 2012

TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International has entered into an agreement to acquire the customs and trade compliance services of the Global Trade business of JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., announced Livingston President and CEO Peter Luit.  This acquisition represents the operations and technology of the former Vastera business. This strategic move to acquire a global leader… Read more »

La Société internationale Livingston procède à l’acquisition des services de douane et de conformité commerciale de JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Posted on: Thursday, January 12th, 2012

TORONTO (Canada) – La Société internationale Livingston a signé une entente d’acquisition des services de douane et de conformité commerciale faisant partie de la division de commerce mondial de J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., annonçait Peter Luit, président et chef de la direction de Livingston. Cette acquisition porte sur les opérations et la technologie de… Read more »

Livingston International named to participate in CBP’s new simplified entry pilot program

Posted on: Monday, December 12th, 2011

CHICAGO, Illinois – Livingston International was one of only nine brokers selected to participate in the new Simplified Entry Pilot with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), set to begin by the end of December. The pilot program is intended to streamline the entry process for Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) filers and expedite the release… Read more »

Livingston acquires HIPAGE to expand operations in southeastern U.S.

Posted on: Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

TORONTO, Canada – Livingston International has acquired Norfolk, Virginia-based Hipage Company, Inc. (HIPAGE), Livingston’s president and CEO, Peter Luit, announced today. This strategic move extends Livingston’s customs and compliance expertise as well as its international freight forwarding capability to companies importing and exporting through the southeastern U.S.  This acquisition also gives Livingston added expertise in… Read more »

Livingston International attracts top marketing talent

Posted on: Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

TORONTO, Canada – Pat Stanghieri, former vice-president of marketing for UPS Canada, has joined Livingston International Inc. to lead the company’s strategic marketing efforts, announced Peter Luit, Livingston’s president and chief executive officer. We are thrilled to welcome Pat to Livingston,” said Luit. “His expertise developing marketing strategy on a North American level leading to… Read more »