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C.H. Robinson announces opening of new Port of Laredo cross-border facility
September 11, 2023
With an eye on bolstering United States-Mexico cross-border trade activity, Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson said today it has opened up a new facility at Texas-based Port of Laredo. The company planned and built out this facility over the last 18 months.
C.H. Robinson’s Davis assesses the 2023 Beverage Season
July 17, 2023
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman interviewed Ronnie Davis, VP of North American Surface Transportation, for Minneapolis-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson, about what is different about this year’s beverage season, on various fronts, like how it its creating swings in truckload demand and the challenges it can present for carriers, among others.
C.H. Robinson tabs Bozeman as its next CEO, effective later this month
June 6, 2023
The search for a new CEO for Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson has come to an end, with the company announcing today it tabbed David Bozeman to take the position, effective June 26. Bozeman will also serve as a member of the company’s Board of Directors.
Freight Forwarders: Technology as the key differentiator
May 4, 2023
Analysts expect the percentage of cargo booked and shipped through completely digital platforms to double to nearly 20% by 2024. To accommodate this rapid growth, large forwarders are investing heavily in digital offerings for booking, quoting, tracking, and invoicing—the ones who don’t will be left behind.
Report indicates C.H. Robinson may be closing in on hiring new CEO
March 9, 2023
A Reuters report published today indicated that Jim Barber, former chief operating officer for Atlanta-based global freight transportation and logistics services provider UPS, is next in line to become CEO of Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson (CHR). Davis would replace former CHR president and CEO Bob Biesterfeld, who was released from his executive roles, as well as his CHR board of directors’ position, after a 3.5-year tenure, effective December 31, 2022. While CHR said...
C.H. Robinson announces major executive leadership change, with Biesterfeld stepping down
January 3, 2023
The company said that, effective December 31, 2022, Bob Biesterfeld, president and CEO, stepped down from those roles, as well as a member of the company’s board of directors. For the time being, CHR Chair of the Board of Directors Scott Anderson was tabbed as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2023.
C.H. Robinson Initiates Leadership Transition
January 3, 2023
Scott Anderson Appointed Interim Chief Executive Officer, Bob Biesterfeld to Step Down as President and Chief Executive Officer, and C.H. Robinson Board of Directors Initiates Search for Permanent Successor.
C.H. Robinson and Waymo Via provide an update on autonomous driving technology partnership
October 6, 2022
Less than eight months after Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson and Mountain View, Calif.-based Waymo Via, the trucking and local delivery unit of autonomous driving technology company Waymo, announced a long-term strategic partnership focused on mutually exploring the practical application of autonomous driving technology in both logistics and supply chains, the companies recently heralded examples of their partnership in action on a 222-mile Texas-based “beer run” lane, from Dallas to Houston,...
Top 30 Ports: Volumes swell, challenges persist
October 1, 2022
Schedule reliability remains a significant headache for carriers. Meanwhile, seaports remain flooded with containers, labor negotiations on the West Coast are ongoing, and issues regarding congestion are slow to be resolved as ports continue to look for answers.
Q&A: Ben Bidwell, director of North American customs and compliance, C.H. Robinson
August 31, 2022
Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman recently spoke with Ben Bidwell, director of North American customs and compliance, for Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson (CHR), about the trade landscape as it relates to tariffs on various fronts, including: the United State Trade Representative (USTR) recently updating its tariff policy and reinstating 352 previously expired tariff exclusions in May, opening more than $1 billion in refund potential for importers through the end of this...
State of Logistics 2022: Third Party Logistics (3PL)
July 2, 2022
Third Party Logistics (3PLs) march onward.
Report indicates DSV has interest in acquiring C.H. Robinson’s Global Forwarding business
June 21, 2022
The report said that DSV is looking to expand in North America, adding that CHR’s global forwarding business would provide DSV with what it called critical access to trans Pacific ocean trade lanes, with the global forwarding business potentially having a $9 billion price tag.
C.H. Robinson points to ongoing progress on digital quote delivery and shippers’ cost savings
June 16, 2022
Minneapolis, Minn.-based global logistics services provider and freight forwarder C.H. Robinson (CHR) recently heralded significant progress it has made its delivery of digital quotes, for both over the past year and also the first quarter of 2022, at almost 2.7 million and 1 million, respectively, with the latter also marking a 54% annual gain.
Top 50 Third Party Logistics (3PL) Providers 2022: 3PLs face big challenges and huge rewards
June 1, 2022
Just like last year, 3PLs continue to face a host of critical and pressing issues that challenge their skills at managing a client’s supply chain. And while company financials for 2021 were staggering, the state of the market in 2022 depends on the pace of global recovery— which currently seems to be slowing.
CHR President of Global Forwarding Mike Short assesses logistics and supply chain challenges
March 23, 2022
Mike Short, president of Global Forwarding at C.H. Robinson, provided Logistics Management Group News Editor Jeff Berman with a detailed overview of the many issues shippers are facing, including the labor shortage, inflation, and mode selection, among many others.