GHY International Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for 15th Year

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Trade Update • May 9, 2023

innipeg, MB ― GHY International, the renowned and reputed customs brokerage company, has once again been announced a winner of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, retaining its Platinum Club status for the 9th consecutive year. The family-owned and operated company is Canada’s oldest serving Customs Broker. It was founded over 122 years ago and has maintained its status as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 15 years.

The company’s recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club members is a testament to GHY International’s hard work, dedication, vision, and unwavering commitment to excellence. This award highlights that the company is a best-in-class customs brokerage and trade compliance solutions provider, setting the industry benchmark, differentiating itself in the market, and driving growth for its valued customers.

GHY International’s Canadian and U.S. brokerage operations manage over $13 billion of cross-border trade annually, serving thousands of North American importers and exporters. The company is recognized as a leader in the industry for its strategic focus on trade facilitation and regulatory risk management, use of innovative technologies, solid core values, and principled approach to working with clients, associates, customs regimes of Canada and the U.S., supply chain partners across all modes of transportation, and even competitors.

The company has developed a reputation for excellence, integrity, and reliability for over a century. This reputation has been built upon its core CARE values, prioritizing accountability, transparency, and a passion for providing the best customer experience for importers.

“This award demonstrates to both our clients and employees that, as an industry leader, we work hard to earn and maintain our excellence and grow the business. The Best Managed Company Platinum Club designation enables us to further promote the exceptional standards of excellence under which we operate and have been continually recognized,” commented Chris Bachinski, President of GHY International.

The drivers of GHY International’s success are its employees, culture, and customers. The company’s passion for innovation and quality customer service would not be possible without the talented people who drive the business―and the loyal customers who trust GHY International to manage their customs brokerage and trade compliance needs efficiently. The culture of GHY International fosters an environment of innovation, creativity, and inclusivity, which enables the company to adapt and thrive in an ever-evolving business landscape.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies program is highly esteemed across the nation, recognizing excellence in private, Canadian-owned companies. It is an independent program offering a mark of excellence and a tremendous sense of pride to its recipients. The rigorous application process evaluates hundreds of businesses across various entrepreneurial industries, and only the best organizations are awarded Canada’s Best Managed Companies’ prestigious designation. The program has continued to raise the profile of Canadian-owned businesses that have outperformed their competitors, created numerous jobs, achieved sustainable growth, and excelled at home and abroad.

“At GHY International, we have always aimed for excellence and achieved it year after year with our persistent hard work and dedication,” Bachinski said.

“This remarkable recognition reinforces our organization’s exceptional culture and stewardship, where we continue to focus on innovation, collaboration and accountability between our people, while always ensuring to empower one another to do what’s best for our clients,” he continued.

GHY was established in 1901 by George Henry Young in Winnipeg, Manitoba, as one of Canada’s first customs brokers and based on a mission to provide importers with premium services, integrity, quality, and professional representation before Canadian customs. Today, the company services over 2,000 importers and exporters in Canada and the United States.


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