Schenker of Canada Limited and Livingston International Inc. have entered into an agreement under which Livingston will transition its North American domestic warehousing and ground transportation businesses, operated under Livingston Integrated Logistics, to DB Schenker. Under the terms of the deal, announced today by Schenker of Canada Limited CEO Eric Dewey and Livingston International CEO Peter Luit, Livingston will transition the majority of its ground transportation and domestic warehousing business to Schenker of Canada Limited in planned, collaborative phases over the next five to six months. Livingston employees working in its integrated logistics division will be part of the transition.
Eric Dewey, Schenker of Canada Limited CEO, comments, “We are very excited about this transition and believe it is a natural fit with our transportation business. We are committed to developing and strong relationships with customers and to providing them with high quality, comprehensive transportation solutions. I look forward to having new associates join our organization, to strengthen our talent and ensure a seamless transition.” Adds Peter Luit, Livingston International CEO, “We have every confidence that Schenker of Canada will offer Livingston’s integrated logistics clients competitive, high-quality services and new opportunities for our employees.”
About Livingston International Inc.
Livingston International is Canada’s largest customs broker and one of the top five customs entry filers in the United States. The company also offers inter-national trade consulting services as well as international freight forwarding services across North America. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Livingston has approximately 2,200 employees located at some 100 key border points, seaports, airports and other locations across Canada and the United States. For more information, please visit www.livingstonintl.com.
About Schenker of Canada
Schenker of Canada Limited is the 2nd largest Integrated Logistics Service Provider in Canada, operating from over 40 sites across the country. The company spans a coast-to-coast network that extends to all major harbors, airports and border crossings. In just over half a century, the business has grown to include 1,700 employees. Schenker of Canada Limited has a portfolio of supply chain services in Canada that include: Contract Warehousing/SCM, North America Domestic Transportation, Ocean and Air Freight, Courier, Land, Customs Brokerage and Consulting, and services for Sports Events.