Profile: C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc (CHRW.O)
16 Sep 2014
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (C.H. Robinson), incorporated on August 11, 1997, is a third party logistics company. The Company provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes, in a range of industries. The Company operates through a network of 276 offices, which the Company calls branches, in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. The Company has developed global transportation and distribution networks to provide transportation and supply chain services worldwide. In addition to transportation, the Company provides sourcing services (Sourcing). The Company's Sourcing business is primarily the buying, selling, and marketing of fresh produce. The Company supplies fresh produce through its network of independent produce growers and suppliers. The Company's customers include grocery retailers and restaurants, produce wholesalers, and foodservice distributors.
Transportation and Logistics Services
C.H. Robinson provides freight transportation and related logistics and supply chain services. The Company's services range from commitments on a specific shipment to much more comprehensive and integrated relationships. The Company executes these service commitments by hiring and training peoples, developing proprietary systems and technology processes, and utilizing its network of subcontracted transportation providers, including contract motor carriers, railroads, air freight carriers, and ocean carriers. The Company provides transportation and logistics services, which include truckload, Less Than Truckload (LTL), Intermodal, Ocean and Other Logistics Services.
The Company's Sourcing customer base includes grocery retailers and restaurants, produce wholesalers, and foodservice distributors. The Company's Sourcing services have expanded to include forecasting and replenishment, brand management, and category development services. The Company has various national and regional branded produces programs, including both brands and national licensed brands. These programs contain a range of fresh bulk and value added fruits and vegetables.
C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc
14701 Charlson Road
EDEN PRAIRIE MN 55347