C.H. Robinson Opens Austria Office

JOC Staff |

Eden Prairie, MN (January 29, 2014) C.H. Robinson continues to expand their local office coverage throughout Europe as the company has opened its newest office in Innsbruck, Austria.

The establishment of the Innsbruck office represents a key step in developing the Austrian market as well as improving and expanding the C.H. Robinson office network across Europe. Located in one of the strongest economic areas within the European Union, the Innsbruck office will focus on European road transportation.

Customers and carriers located in the region will benefit from a more personal level of attention while having access to C.H. Robinson’s global portfolio of services. Chucko Beslic, a nine-year transportation industry veteran, will lead the new office in their efforts.

“Being able to bring my experience and knowledge to such a professional and dynamic organization is an exciting opportunity,” said Beslic. “Our plan is to build a team with an international mindset in order to fulfill customers and carriers῾ expectations, as well as help develop their business.”

C.H. Robinson has built a network of 53 offices with over 1,000 employees throughout Europe to become one of the leading transportation and logistics companies in the region. The company has shown its commitment and investment in Europe by recently opening offices in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Istanbul, Turkey and Basel, Switzerland.

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 42,000 customers through a network of more than 280 offices and over 11,500 employees around the world. The company works with 56,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and has annual revenues of over $11 billion in 2012.

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.