• Better trade and supply chain processes. To help you succeed.

    Global trade is complex. Success requires automated, reliable processes and measureable performance. Simplify your operations. Reduce your cost, trade compliance risk and supply chain cycle time with Livingston.

    Go-to-market strategy.

    More efficient trade operations mean quicker time to market, faster inventory turns, reduced import/export cycle. We can help.

    More growth. Fewer costs.

    Balance growing your business and managing the cost of growth. The right partner can augment your team and boost your internal expertise.

    Meet crises head-on.

    One compliance mishap can disrupt your supply chain, damage your reputation and affect your bottom line. Make compliance a top-line priority.

    Enterprise services built around your needs.So you can focus on your business.

    The bigger the import/export operation, the more complex the supply chain. We have the solutions you need to keep your shipments moving – on time and in compliance.

    Foreign Supplier or Exporter (Origin)
    • Document management
    • Export declaration filing
    • Restricted party screening
    • Export classification
    • Buyer’s consolidation

    Secure Transport and Documentation
    • Freight booking and pre-shipment planning
    • Carrier management
    • Shipment tracking
    • Letters of credit
    • P.O. management

    • Ocean freight
    • LCL express services
    • Air freight
    • Project cargo moves
    • Barge cargo moves
    • Expedited ground freight

    • U.S. customs brokerage
    • Canadian customs brokerage
    • Mexican customs brokerage
    • Customs audit assistance

    Transportation Services (Destination)
    • CFS station dispatch
    • Transloading
    • Cross docking
    • Ground transportation
    • Warehousing
    • Reverse logistics
    • Inventory tracking
    • KPI metrics reporting

    Importer or Consignee Trade Compliance
    • Product classification
    • Valuation determination
    • Duty minimization programs
    • Compliance assessments
    • Free trade program services
    • Tailored in-house training
    • Trade management technology


    “Livingston’s online portal is great, and we often get face-to-face visits with their client service managers. They pay attention to details, make recommendations, and implement changes to our standard operating procedures.”
    Employee at an oil & gas additives manufacturer and distributor.
    “They catch inconsistencies that could cost us money, like NAFTA certificates or a manufacturer affidavit. Livingston has also helped us with import permits and provided compliance training for our company.”
    Employee at a technology and services company specializing in multistage completions.
    “Livingston consistently provides the proper classification, and accurate and current information on all goods in transit. They’re very quick to resolve any issues that arise in the forwarding and clearance of the freight.”
    Purchasing manager at centrifugal pump manufacturer.

    A process-driven approach.

    We know the importance of consistency. We’ll help you develop, deploy and refine processes that are repeatable and measureable; that reduce supply chain bottlenecks; and that are compliant with the most current customs and trade regulations.

    Your supply chain doesn’t run itself, but you’ll rest easier knowing it’s backed by consistently reliable procedures.

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    A process-driven approach.

    The right people, when and where you need them.

    Augment your team with Livingston experts – insourced or outsourced. Customs brokerage, global trade compliance and freight management are our core competencies; with Livingston on your side, you can free up key resources to focus on your business.

    We’re there for you, no matter where you are. You can rely on local expertise in over 110 offices at key ports and trading centres in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

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    The right people, when and where you need them.

    Simplified global trade management.

    With a unique combination of people and technology, Livingston solutions simplify your operations and offer more control and visibility into your supply chain.

    Get the support of Livingston’s trade experts aligned to your local needs in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, China, Taiwan, India and Brazil. Gain full visibility into your trade operations with our SmartMap? assessment. Automate your global trade processes with TradeSphere?.

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    Simplified global trade management.

    Benefits delivered.

    Our customers have experienced significant benefits after implementing one or more of our solutions.

    Benefits delivered.

    Uncover the vulnerabilities in
    your international trade practices.

    Our FREE 10-minute Trade Compliance Health Check can help you find gaps in your international trade procedures. Receive a web-based report on your trade compliance readiness, get information to help guide your improvement efforts, minimize risk and boost your competitiveness.

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    Trade Compliance Health Check

    No matter your shipping challenge, we have a solution for you.

    Customs Brokerage
    Customs Brokerage

    Clear shipments into the U.S., Canada and Mexico quickly and reliably. Our customs experts help clear your goods; manage duties, taxes, drawbacks and post-entry claims.

    Freight and Transportation
    Freight and Transportation

    International freight and North American ground transportation. P.O. Management. Transloading. Buyer’s Consolidation. Warehousing. Project cargo. We’ve got the right moves for all your shipment needs.

    Trade Consulting
    Trade Consulting

    Duty and tax minimization. Trade agreement programs. Export compliance. Product classification. Throughout North America, Europe and Asia, we’re here to help you get the most out of international trade.

    Trade Technology
    Trade Technology

    Real-time freight and customs information visibility. Trade programs management. Supply chain partners screening. Do-it-yourself customs clearance. Whatever your needs, we have the right technology solution for you.

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    Customs brokerage RFP template

    Need a service provider? Asking the right questions is key. Try our free template.

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    Attend a webinar

    Boost your internal expertise with Livingston’s industry-leading webinar series.

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    Export compliance toolkit

    Improve your compliance, and grow your export business.

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