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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...

On Tuesday May 9, LRI awarded the Global Vision Scholarship to John Hoekstra a graduating Senior from Timothy Christian High School in Elmhurst IL. The Global Vision Scholarship is an annual award the LRI gives to a graduating senior that has a vision for working in a global opportunity. The applicants must submit an essay along with 2 faculty recommendation...

LR INTERNATIONAL is proud to be attending West Michigan World Trade Week's 32nd annual business conference on May 10. This year's theme is "Managing Global Teams". As a member of the Planning Committee, Paul Jarzombek will be leading an afternoon breakout session entitled "Managing International Operations and Automation" We hope to see you there! ORGANIZED BY: U.S. COMMERCIAL SERVICE & GVSU's VAN ANDEL...

Paul Jarzombek and Ursula Wegrzynowicz of LR INTERNATIONAL will appear as panel experts at a break out session of the Export/Import Bank of the United States Annual Conference on April 6. The session entitled "Best practices in logistics and documentation to support your credit decision" will be held from 4 pm – 5 pm on day one (April 6) in...

Dear Friends of LR INTERNATIONAL INC., In an effort to be more environmentally conscious LR INTERNATIONAL will move to e-billing its clients and partners starting February 6, 2017. From that date forward, all LRI invoices and back-up documentation will be e-mailed to the operations contact as well as the accounting contact(s) we have on file for your company. As a result,...