On October 22, 2013, I.E.Canada celebrated the best in Canadian trade compliance at the 5th Annual CATIE Awards. I.E.Canada applauds all of the nominees who have brought innovation and commitment to the trade industry.

The award winners for 2013 are:

Best Practices in Trade Compliance Processes Award, recognizing the corporate accomplishment of implementing new processes intended to improve trade efficiencies or trade compliance was awarded to JORI International Ltd.

Trade Compliance Leadership Award, recognizing a Canadian customs compliance and trade professional who has been providing leadership, innovation and advocacy on behalf of their own company and other importers and exporters in Canada was awarded to Rick Woods, President, JORI International Ltd.

Greening of the Supply Chain Award, recognizing a Canadian company that has initiated, implemented and proven corporate commitment to the greening of the supply chain and reducing their carbon footprint was awarded to Kruger Products LP.

The Beth Travis Memorial I.E. Canada Member of the Year Award recognizing an outstanding I.E.Canada member who represents the spirit of the Association, which is to be the leading voice of the Canadian trade community and to represent and advocate on behalf of importers and exporters to influence change was awarded to Milos Barutciski, Partner, Bennett Jones.