C.H. Robinson’s New Blog Focuses on Carrier Community

JOC Staff | Apr 7, 2014, 2:13 PM EDT

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN (April 7, 2014) Addressing the various challenges and complex conversations that are part of the trucking industry’s changing landscape, C.H. Robinson has launched The Road, a blog that features topics, trends, and issues that impact daily life in the transportation industry.

As the largest provider of truckload services in the world, and over 100 years of logistics experience and expertise, C.H. Robinson has access to an immense freight network of over 63,000 transportation providers, including contract motor carriers, railroads, air freight, and ocean carriers.

The Road features weekly posts authored by C.H. Robinson employees, industry experts, carrier leaders, and others who support and engage with transportation carriers. Some examples of trending topics that are covered include driver shortage issues, the mobile evolution of the trucking industry, and fleet management challenges.

The Road focuses on cultivating conversations around best practices and aims to serve as an educational resource for carriers of all sizes,” said Bruce Johnson, director of carrier services at C.H. Robinson. “Working with a variety of industry leaders across the carrier community allows us to share this industry knowledge and positively impact carriers.”

In addition to The Road, C.H. Robinson hosts Transportfolio®, a broad transportation and supply chain blog that focuses on a wide range of topics impacting shippers of all sizes around the world. In addition, C.H. Robinson’s TMC division publishes a weekly technology blog, Connect, focused on transportation management systems (TMS), supply chain management, transportation procurement strategies, and logistics best practices impacting larger shippers.

About C.H. Robinson

Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is a global provider of multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 46,000 customers through a network of 285 offices and over 11,500 employees around the world. The company works with 63,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual revenues of $12.8 billion in 2013.

Through the company and its Foundation, C.H. Robinson and its employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Community Health Charities, American Red Cross, Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, and Global Impact. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit http://www.chrobinson.com.