Executive Briefings

Improved efficiency, lower costs on food imports from Mexico

Challenge: Struggling with inefficiencies in their customs processes, a growing foodservice company importing produce from Mexico needed help navigating the complex regulations and documentation requirements from Mexican customs authorities and the multiple regulatory bodies in the U.S.

Solution: Livingston conducted a thorough audit of the client's supply chain and discovered several opportunities for improving processes and reducing costs. Livingston provided both expertise and technology simplify and improve the client's southern border import processes; minimize handling; and establish standard operating procedures. Livingston also uncovered cost-savings in transportation, as the client had been overcharged in some areas. Moving forward, access to Livingston's online training will help ensure consistent, compliant importing activities.

Results: By providing the client with expert knowledge of Mexico's complex export processes along with access to state-of-the-art technology and training, Livingston helped the company improve overall efficiencies and enjoy a cost savings of 15-20 percent.

About the Solution Provider: North America's number one company focused on customs brokerage and compliance, Livingston International also offers trade consulting, global trade management and international freight forwarding solutions. With 3,200 employees at more than 125 locations around the world, Livingston helps our 38,000 clients manage their supply chain needs from end-to-end.

Web: www.livingstonintl.com/casestudy

Email: solutions@livingstonintl.com

Phone: 1-800-837-1063

Solution: Livingston conducted a thorough audit of the client's supply chain and discovered several opportunities for improving processes and reducing costs. Livingston provided both expertise and technology simplify and improve the client's southern border import processes; minimize handling; and establish standard operating procedures. Livingston also uncovered cost-savings in transportation, as the client had been overcharged in some areas. Moving forward, access to Livingston's online training will help ensure consistent, compliant importing activities.

Results: By providing the client with expert knowledge of Mexico's complex export processes along with access to state-of-the-art technology and training, Livingston helped the company improve overall efficiencies and enjoy a cost savings of 15-20 percent.

About the Solution Provider: North America's number one company focused on customs brokerage and compliance, Livingston International also offers trade consulting, global trade management and international freight forwarding solutions. With 3,200 employees at more than 125 locations around the world, Livingston helps our 38,000 clients manage their supply chain needs from end-to-end.

Web: www.livingstonintl.com/casestudy

Email: solutions@livingstonintl.com

Phone: 1-800-837-1063