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The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge Tests the Boundaries of Energy Efficiency

C.H. Robinson is full of people you can rely on who are always up for a challenge. On a daily—and sometimes hourly—basis, our local experts in offices around the globe help ensure logistics problems are resolved in real-time. Like the students and teams who compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, our people never back down from a challenge. This year, C.H. Robinson’s teams in Singapore and Australia are providing the logistics solutions those same students have with their solar car challenge.  » Read More

5 Reasons to Attend CSCMP Edge

5 Reasons to Attend CSCMP Edge | Transportfolio

Within a month of joining the Council for Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), I attended the organization’s annual global conference. While there, I connected with a vice president of transportation at a major big box company, who gave me an hour and a half of her time, helping me get started on my journey to building out a distribution process. Because of this conversation, this connection, we were able to expand our business at an unprecedented rate. To this day, it remains the most valuable conversation I have ever had in my career. » Read More

One Day, 240,000+ Pounds of Produce: How We Celebrated 10 Years of the Western Growers Transportation Program

One Day, 240,000+ Pounds of Produce: How We Celebrated 10 Years of the Western Growers Transportation Program

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Last Wednesday I participated in what will probably remain one of the highlights of my career. To celebrate 10 years of the Western Growers Transportation Program (WGTP)—a partnership formed by Western Growers and C.H. Robinson—Western Growers, C.H. Robinson, Feeding America, and other licensed associations participating in the WGTP hosted a national day of giving. We put out a call asking growers and associations to donate fresh produce to benefit Feeding America locations around the country. And they answered. Big time.
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Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10

Let’s Celebrate: The Western Growers Transportation Program Turns 10.Transportfolio

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Transportation is (and always has been) a fundamental issue for fresh produce. In fact, a handful of growers in the Imperial Valley located in southern California founded Western Growers because of a transportation issue. The particular issues they faced in 1926 were tied to the railroad—rates, service levels, and equipment availability to be specific. And 10 years ago, we still faced many of those same problems, across all modes. So we created the Western Growers Transportation Program (WGTP).
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5 Ways to Ignite Your Employees’ Passions

5 Ways to Ignite Your Employees’ Passions.Transportfolio

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As C.H. Robinson employees, we’re proud of what we do in our roles as general manager of the Fort Worth office and as director, global forwarding admin, out of Grapevine, TX. But another area of life we’re passionate about is raising money to fight cancer.
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Why Bringing Your Kids to Work, Works

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The day started off like any other day: Employees filled up their coffee mugs, emails were sent, and calls were made. Business proceeded as normal. Then, at 1:00 p.m., the kids started to arrive—bubbly and excited to be with their parents and loved ones (and away from school). Everyone gets excited on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day—parents and kids alike.
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Winning Together: Vote for C.H. Robinson as Your Top 3PL

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As a 13-year C.H. Robinson employee, I can say this with certainty: I’m really proud of the work my colleagues do every day.

C.H. Robinson has an expansive network of talented supply chain professionals who are committed to doing great work for you, the shippers, carriers, suppliers, vendors, and companies we work with. So imagine my surprise and gratitude when, last year, I was chosen as one of four C.H. Robinson employees to be featured in our quest to earn the top spot on the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards list.
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110 Years of Innovation and Still Shaping the Future

CHR 110 year blog image finalC.H. Robinson has been an industry leader for 110 years. It seems like a long time. The world has changed so much since 1905. But some things are still the same. Things like cultural values and ethics. Things like customer service. These are the things that matter, the things that endure. People are still searching for the best fresh food at the best prices. Businesses are still trying to find the most effective, cost efficient way to transport and deliver their goods to customers. And C.H. Robinson is still committed to building strong carrier relationships and improving our customers’ supply chains, so we’ll never stop creating innovative supply chain solutions.

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C.H. Robinson is Proud to be Your #1 3PL for 5 Years in a Row

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Thanks to your votes, C.H. Robinson was named the number one third party logistics provider (3PL) in the 2015 Inbound Logistics Top 3PL Excellence Awards. On behalf of C.H. Robinson employees around the world, I’d like to express our sincere gratitude for your support. We are incredibly humbled and proud to be your top choice for the fifth year in a row. » Read More

The Importance of Investing in People: How a Dynamic Workplace Culture Drives Success

The Importance of Investing in People: How a Dynamic Workplace Culture Drives Successy

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It’s no secret that finding and retaining top talent in any industry is a challenge. This is especially true in the ever-changing world of supply chain management and logistics, but there is great growth opportunity. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in this field is expected to grow rapidly, as companies all over the world need skilled logistics experts to move their products efficiently, solve problems, and identify areas for improvement.
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