News

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,...

We are very proud to announce that LRI has won the Illinois Governor's Export award this year for excellence in the service category!!!! This esteemed award recognizes Illinois companies as outstanding in either exporting of manufactured goods or outstanding in service to exporters. LRI was one of only 3 companies in the state of Illinois to be awarded the Governor's Export...

LRI will begin our annual Toy and Pet drive collection on Monday, Nov 28th. We will accept toys and pet products at our Franklin Park, IL location through December 19. Toys and pet products should be new, but should not be wrapped for Christmas. We will accept donations in person at our office as well as receiving deliveries at our warehouse....

Lithium batteries are a shipping hassle these days. Many changes to the regulations in the last 12 months, coupled with many devices essential to doing business containing Lithium batteries make it a difficult task to get them shipped. What's the difference between lithium ion and lithium metal batteries? Are lithium batteries contained within a device treated the same as lithium...

LRI is proud to announce our co-sponsorship of U.S. Commercial Service's Discoverer Global Market: Building Smart Cities Forum event from Nov 1-3. The event will be hosted at the Swissotel in Chicago. LRI's Ric Frantz and Ursula Wegrzynowicz will be in attendance and hope to see you there!! The U.S. Commercial Service's Discover Global Markets: Building Smart Cities event brings together...

Hey, friends!  Can you believe it's October?!  The whole team is busy putting the final touches on BRAlapalooza2 which is on Oct 30, 2016!  The event is hosted by the wonderful charity Free The Girls (FTG) and co-hosted by LR International.  The event will take place at Pinstripes Bistro & Bar in Oak Brook, Illinois. Guests will be treated to a buffet-style meal...