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LR INTERNATIONAL INC., a full service global logistics provider, is pleased to announce the addition to their staff of Mrs. Ursula M. Wegrzynowicz as their new Business Development Manager. Starting on August 29, 2016.  Ursula's responsibilities will include introducing exporters and importers to the shipping, consulting, crating, warehousing, documentation and cargo insurance services that LRI offers. Mrs. Wegrzynowicz's career in international...

LRI is proud to announce we have been awarded the 2016 Presidential E-Star Award for excellence in export services! This is the second E-Award LR has received from the Secretary of Commerce. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker stated "LR International’s achievements have undoubtedly contributed to national export expansion efforts that support the U.S. economy and create American Jobs." Ric Frantz &...

Every year, LRI awards a high school senior a monetary scholarship to assist with college or other vocation training/endeavors. The recipient must apply by writing an essay explaining their global vision for an International career. Past recipients have gone on to become teachers in other countries as well as providing dental and medical care in developing countries as well as...

LRI recently arranged to ship a container of food to Sierra Leone for the charity, Children of The Nations (COTN).  The food will be used to help areas that suffered from the Ebola outbreak in 2015. COTN specializes in helping impoverished areas domestically and around the world including the countries of Malawi, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Dominican Republic, and Haiti. To the right...

LRI C.O.O. Paul Jarzombek will be teaching 6th grade Junior Achievement classes in Grand Rapids MI today, March 18! The subject is International Trade, and Paul will be discussing Trade agreements, trade barriers, duty rates, subsidies, and the purpose and function of the World Trade Organization. This teaching opportunity is part of The West Michigan World Trade Week activities. West Michigan World...

LRI's C.E.O., Ric Frantz, was recently re-appointed to the Illinois District Export Council (IDEC) by U.S. Department of Commerce Secretary, Penny Pritzker. This was Ric's seventh appointment to the IDEC where he has served to assist U.S. exporters. ...

Thank you!!!!! Thanks to all who donated to the LRI/R&M toy and pet drive this year. We had our biggest year ever thanks to you! Below are some pictures of the toys and pet supplies that have been delivered in time for Christmas! The toys were a huge blessing to the kids of the Lawndale community in Chicago. The pet...

Did you know that LRI provides 3PL warehouse services in nine locations in the USA? What are 3PL services? Third party logistics services (3PL) are inventory management services provided by a third party. The services can include storage of raw materials or finished goods, inventory counting services, distribution of orders with deliveries to the final customer, pick and pack  services, crating...

LR INTERNATIONAL is proud to be part of the planning committee for the 2016 West Michigan World Trade Week. This annual event brings exporters, service providers and Government together to focus on exporting from the West Michigan area. LRI has had a long history of serving West Michigan exporters and teaching and training in the West Michigan community. As such,...