C.H. Robinson Worldwide

C.H. Robinson Worldwide has 11,000 employees and access to more than 63,000 transporters the world over. The services it provides include freight transportation and logistics, produce sourcing, and outsource solutions.

09 Oct 2020
Shippers are modifying their approach to truckload contracting, using more short-term “mini-bids” than ever before and turning to technology to improve a process that often breaks down when market prices swing quickly.
The acquisition of APC Logistics means C.H. Robinson will be moving more freight though ports in Oceania, such as Napier, New Zealand, pictured.
28 Sep 2016
E-commerce and the need for density in trade lanes is pushing expansion of the global network of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, the largest US logistics operator.
31 Aug 2016
Melbourne-based company gives C.H. Robinson Worldwide a direct presence in Australia and New Zealand.
16 Aug 2016
Technology platform will enable dispatchers and drivers at small companies that contract with the logistics to book loads, assign them to trucks and track vehicles and shipments.
27 Jul 2016
Broker benefits from lower costs, but lower rates take a bite out of truckload revenue.
25 May 2016
JOC Senior Content Editor Alessandra Barrett and C.H. Robinson President of Global Forwarding Mike Short at the 16th TPM Conference discuss how macroeconomic challenges change the needs of clients.
11 May 2016
Truck capacity is overwhelmingly concentrated among small and midsize carriers.
27 Apr 2016
C.H. Robinson Worldwide moved more goods in the U.S. by truck in the first quarter.
03 Feb 2016
Shippers using C.H. Robinson Worldwide to move truckload freight saw pricing drop 3 percent on average in the fourth quarter. The logistics operator's volume, net revenue and profit, on the other hand, all rose.
12 Nov 2015
C.H Robinson, the largest U.S. non-asset third-party logistics provider, has appointed Robert Biesterfeld, a long-time employee, as president of North American Surface Transportation.
28 Oct 2015
Despite softer demand in the North American truckload and ocean shipping markets, C.H. Robinson Worldwide increased freight volume, net revenue and net profit in the third quarter.
02 Sep 2015
C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Jeroen Eljsink, an executive with extensive experience in European logistics, as the head of its European operations.
29 Jul 2015
C.H. Robinson reported higher net revenues on land and sea as shippers apparently turned to the largest U.S. logistics company to secure capacity in the second quarter. The acquisition of Freightquote last year contributed to higher net revenue and higher truckload and LTL volumes.
19 May 2015
C.H. Robinson Worldwide is priming its $330 million Global Forwarding division for faster growth in 2015, naming Mike Short president and opening new offices in Asia and Europe.
19 Feb 2015
Multimodal logistics operator XPO sees opportunities as well as challenges in the West Coast container pileup, as shippers struggle to move freight inland.
05 Feb 2015
Rising container volumes and pricing pushed up C.H. Robinson ocean forwarding revenue in late 2014, and the logistics operator is considering expansion in new trade lanes, particularly Asia to Europe.
04 Feb 2015
Capacity constraints, particularly in its core U.S. truckload market, are pushing rates, revenue and profit higher for the largest U.S. logistics company.
03 Dec 2014
The proposed acquisition of truck brokerage Freightquote.com is much more than attempt by C.H. Robinson to gain more business or e-commerce sales; the $365 million deal underscores and perhaps accelerates a major change in the U.S. less-than-truckload market.
02 Dec 2014
The largest U.S. freight broker, $12.8 billion C.H. Robinson Worldwide, is buying one of the largest Internet-based truck freight brokers, Freightquote.com. The $365 million cash deal will open new opportunities for C.H. Robinson in e-commerce and less-than-truckload markets.
31 Oct 2014
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, a U.S.
29 Oct 2014
Chinese package delivery company S.F. Express was the fastest-growing global transportation company in 2013, increasing revenue 40.6 percent in a year when the 50 largest transport operators saw revenue go flat.
30 Jul 2014
More shippers contracting with C.H. Robinson Worldwide shifted loads from railroad to highway in the second quarter after seeing intermodal rail service deteriorate.
02 Jun 2014
The normal excess of northbound versus southbound truck freight between Mexico and the U.S. is being exacerbated this year because of a high volume of northbound Mexican agricultural goods that is replacing produce normally shipped from California but lost due to the massive drought.
Norbert Dentressangle rose to 24th from 29th after acquiring Fiege’s logistics operations in Italy, Spain and Portugal.
21 Apr 2014
The world’s largest third-party logistics providers showed minuscule growth in 2013 for the second consecutive year, as sluggish trade growth affected forwarding volume and other 3PL segments saw only modest increases.
05 Feb 2014
C.H. Robinson Worldwide reported its net income in the fourth quarter of 2013 was $93.0 million, plummeting 63.7 percent year-over-year from $256.4 million...
Logistics warehouse
07 Nov 2013
C.H. Robinson reported its net income in the third quarter of 2013 was $107.7 million, decreasing 8.0 percent year-over-year from $116.3 million.
27 Aug 2013
19 Aug 2013
C.H. Robinson Worldwide has appointed Ivo Aris as director of European global forwarding.
07 Aug 2013
C.H. Robinson Worldwide reported its net income in the second quarter of 2013 totaling $111.9 million, down 2.4 percent from $114.6 million in the second quarter of 2012.
23 Jul 2013
C.H. Robinson Worldwide has promoted Gary York to director of sourcing for Europe.
View of Hagia Irene and Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey
20 Jun 2013
C.H. Robinson Europe is expanding into Turkey to respond to growing demand for logistics services in the region.
15 May 2013
Demand uncertainty, price volatility and shorter product cycles have focused corporate attention on transportation strategies like never before, according to a senior executive at C.H. Robinson Worldwide.
08 May 2013
C.H. Robinson reported its net income in the first quarter of 2013 was $103.3 million, falling 3.0 percent from $106.5 million in the first quarter of 2012.
12 Feb 2013
Eden Prairie, Minn.-based third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson’s board of directors has appointed Jodee Kozlak, 49, as its newest director.
06 Feb 2013
Eden Prairie, Minn.-based third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson reported income in the fourth quarter of 2012 was $256.39 million, jumping 134 percent from $109.21 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.
15 Jan 2013
The Intermodal Association of North America’s board of directors has elected Barry D. Michaels, Union Pacific Railroad Company’s vice president of intermodal operations, as chairman.