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 for more than 20 years, plays a pivotal role within the company, providing critical consulting services to businesses with sophisticated, continental and global supply chains. She helps businesses manage their international trade activities using a focus on compliance and risk mitigation.
“We’re excited that Cora has received this industry honor,” said Dan McHugh, chief executive of Livingston International. “She is highly respected across our organization, not only for her broad expertise but also the dedication she brings to her role and her positive spirit. She is an invaluable resource to the consulting team, as well as the many businesses that rely on her for guidance in an increasingly complex trade environment.”
Di Pietro is highly knowledgeable in valuation, tariff classification, free trade agreements, security regulations, marking rules, export controls and tax. While playing a key role in helping large U.S. clients expand their business into the Canadian market, she continues to actively participate in numerous industry associations and travels extensively to host lectures and speak on the rapidly changing trade environment.
She has spoken at the U.S. embassy in Ottawa, the Border Trade Alliance, and the Virginia Conference on World Trade, and has authored numerous papers for various technical publications. She frequently contributes to high-profile industry publications, offering valuable industry insights and helping to educate audiences about complex issues.
“Like many of her industry peers, Cora exemplifies the characteristics that foster great achievement in supply chain —ambition, perseverance, adaptability and versatility,” said Christian Buhagiar, President and CEO, SCMATM. “We are delighted to honor her as a woman of leadership and celebrate her many achievements in our industry.”
Cora’s official listing in the 100 Influential Women in Canadian Supply Chain™ can be found at https://scma.com/en/news/international-womens-day-2019
About Livingston International
Livingston International focuses on customs brokerage and trade compliance, offering international trade consulting, global trade management and freight forwarding. It provides clarity in a world of trade complexity, so businesses can grow further, faster and smarter. Livingston employs approximately 3,200 staff at more than 100 key border points, sea ports, airports and other strategic locations across North America, Europe and Asia. Visit us at www.livingstonintl.com, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.
The Supply Chain Management Association™ (SCMA™) is the voice of Canada’s supply chain, representing and serving more than 6,000 professionals across the country, as well as the wider supply chain community. SCMA is a federation, with a national secretariat and 10 provincial/territorial Institutes. Its mission is to “provide leadership to the Canadian supply chain community, provide value to all members, and advance the profession.” Through its education, advocacy and resource-development initiatives, the association endeavours to advance its vision, to see that “Canadian supply chain professionals and organizations are recognized for leading innovation, global competitiveness and driving economic growth.” Its Supply Chain Management Professional (SCMP) designation is Canada’s most sought-after professional designation for those entering the field and advancing as leaders in supply chain.
Director, Public Relations & Marketing Communications
1-800-387-7582 / ext. 13088