PolyOne Awards C.H. Robinson Worldwide "Truckload Carrier of the Year"

PolyOne Awards C.H. Robinson Worldwide "Truckload Carrier of the Year"

Minneapolis, MN, August 19, 2009— PolyOne, a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, named C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest third party logistics (3PL) providers of transportation and supply chain services, their "Truckload Carrier of the Year" for continually exceeding PolyOne’s service and execution expectations.

Steve Feliccia, PolyOne director of corporate sourcing and logistics, said, "C.H. Robinson is a valuable reso urce in our supply chain and we appreciate their contribution to helping us achieve and maintain our best-in-class on-time delivery performance. While their high level of service and their consistency of on-time pick ups and deliveries are impressive, their dedication to PolyOne’s business strategies and customers, and their intimate knowledge of our business makes them a standout." C.H. Robinson was selected out of over 100 hundred motor carriers and property brokers in North America.

C.H. Robinson has provided truckload and other transportation logistics services to PolyOne for over 15 years. Brian Marshall, C.H. Robinson’s PolyOne account manager said, "We are honored to receive this award. We have a strong relationship with PolyOne that has enabled us, in securing truckload transportation services, to work together to create efficiencies and in crease savings in their supply chain. To help meet PolyOne’s freight needs, we work with over 50,000 transportation providers securing truckload capacity. Our relationship is a great example of how working together strategically can benefit both companies."

About PolyOne:
PolyOne Corporation, with 2008 annual revenues of $2.7 billion, is a premier provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. Headquartered outside of Cleveland, Ohio USA, PolyOne has operations around the world. For additional information on PolyOne, visit our Web site at www.polyone.com.

About C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.:
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal transportation and logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 32,000 customers through a network of more than 233 offices and approximately 7,300 employees in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and the Middle East. The company works with 50,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual gross revenues of approximately $8.6 billion in 2008.

Through the company and its Foundation, C.H. Robinson contributes millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Community Health Charities, the American Cancer Society, Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, Produce for a Better Health, Sustainable Harvest International, and the United Way. 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 our Web site at www.chrobinson.com.