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In a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping and their staffs, the two leaders agreed to a “cease fire” in the trade war that has been escalating and causing major trade and supply chain disruptions for most of 2018. While current tariffs and barriers will remain, a continuing escalation of new deeper tariffs from...

LR INTERNATIONAL would like to thank all customers, vendors and friends for making 9 years of toy drives and pet food drives a huge success. We collected and donated several thousand toys in those 9 years and many pounds of dog food, cat food and pet products. This year, we are changing things up and will collect non-perishable food items for...

Join us for an informative dinner on June 26th hosted by the ICPAS Fox River Trail Chapter and LR International's Ric Frantz. Topics discussed will be the U.S. export process including: How to react to a request from an overseas buyer How to be proactive in starting a global business U.S. export compliance issues Embargoed countries Denied foreign companies and...

On May 8 Paul and Tracey Jarzombek represented LRI at an awards ceremony to give the Global Vision Scholarship to Timothy Christian School senior Emily Deboer. The Global Vision Scholarship is an annual award that LRI gives to a graduating High School Senior who has a vision to impact the world in their future vocation. Past applicants have been students...

Ric Frantz of LR International will be leading a free workshop on the export process and HTS/Schedule B Classification for current exporters and companies new to exporting. The free workshop includes the below topics along with general export advice. Export Documentation and Compliance The Classification Process External Service Providers and What They Have to Offer Differences between Schedule B &...

LR INTERNATIONAL will again be collecting donated toys and pet items this holiday season. Our drive will run from November 27-December 19. Our longtime partner and friends at R&M Trucking Company (www.RMTrucking.com) will be co-sponsoring the toy and pet drive with us. We will be collecting toys for Love Christian Clearing house (www.Love-cc.org), a Dupage County organization that assists local churches...

Every year as the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays approach we see congestion on Air Exports as cargo space becomes overbooked by the airlines. This year we are seeing significant congestion that startred at the beginning of the month. Many airlines are booked through the month of November with no space available. We expect this trend to worsen as we move...

LRI's Business Development Manager, Ursula M. Wegrzynowicz, who is a member of the Illinois District Export Council (DEC) will be attending the National District Export Council meeting in Washington DC September 27th and 28th. The National District Export Council has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to put together an exporter-focused agenda. The conference attendees will be updated on: Export...