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Become a Carrier

Enroll as a contract carrier to access more available freight options, get paid quickly, and be rewarded for going the extra mile.

More loads. More opportunities.

Sign up today and get the freight you want with thousands of daily load options—short and long haul, power only, cross-border, and more. With more loads available than any other provider, we offer a quick and easy booking experience whether you’re in the office or on the road.

The tools, resources, and load opportunities you need to keep your business running smoothly are just the beginning. Use Navisphere® Carrier, our end-to-end technology solution, to effortlessly assign drivers, provide status updates, submit paperwork, get paid, and manage your business.

Getting started

Follow the steps below and you’ll be ready to hit the road in no time. If you need help along the way, contact our carrier services team.

Benefits of hauling with C.H. Robinson

Make the most of the Carrier Advantage ™ Program

All contract carriers are automatic members of our Carrier Advantage™ Program, but the benefits you receive are up to you. We recognize superior service with discounts on fuel, maintenance, and QuickPay options.

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Use Navisphere Carrier on the go

Stay connected from your smartphone or tablet with the free Navisphere Carrier app. Save time and oversee the many facets of your business—book available freight, assign drivers, make status updates, and start the payment process—all from your device.

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Carrier representatives you can rely on

Stay focused on the most important aspects of your business—finding loads that fit your equipment, eliminating empty miles, and maintaining cash flow. With help from our dedicated team of carrier representatives, you have all the support and expertise you need to book available freight and solve every problem, no matter where or when it occurs.

Drive productivity with Navisphere Carrier

In today’s connected world, get technology that keeps up with you. Supercharge your productivity with robust tools all in one place. Navisphere Carrier—available online and as a free mobile app—make hauling easy and convenient.

  • Find and book loads instantly on your schedule
  • Increase efficiency through automated in-transit updates and end-to-end shipment tracking
  • Upload, submit, and track your files and invoices on-the-go

Frequently asked questions

When it comes to hauling for C.H. Robinson, you have questions, we have answers.

Q: What documents do I need to haul for C.H. Robinson?

You will need the following documents to haul freight for C.H. Robinson:

  • A Federal, State, or Provincial Operating Authority (MC#, DOT#, etc.)
  • Proof of insurance (minimum of $25,000 cargo and $750,000 automobile liability) naming Registry Monitoring Insurance Services (RMIS) as a certificate holder
  • A completed W-9 form

Want to become a C.H. Robinson contract carrier? Applying online is easy. Simply follow the prompts, which will explain what documents you need and when.

Q: What is my C.H. Robinson ID number and where can I find it?

C.H. Robinson ID numbers identify your company in Navisphere. They help us keep track of each transaction your company has with C.H. Robinson.

You can find your C.H. Robinson ID number on load confirmations or check stubs. All ID numbers start with “T” followed by a series of numbers.

Having trouble locating your ID number? Call +1 800-326-9977 and ask for your T-number. We’ll ask you to verify some company information to protect your security.

Q: What kind of equipment and capabilities do you hire?

We have a wide variety of customers with varying needs. The majority of our shipments utilize the following equipment and capabilities:

  • Dry van
  • Temperature controlled
  • Flatbed
  • Local
  • Specialized
  • Expedited
  • Overweight/overdimensional
  • Dray
  • Drop trailer
  • Team driver
  • Private fleet
  • Produce/perishables
  • Cross-border
  • HAZMAT
  • Tanker/bulk
  • High value

Q: How can I search for loads?

The easiest way to search for and find available loads is through Navisphere Carrier. Within Navisphere Carrier, you can filter your search by origin country, specialized equipment, and more.

Currently, intermodal loads are not available within Navisphere Carrier. To find loads for your intermodal equipment, you can post equipment to the Post Trucks section in Navisphere Carrier or call our regional centers:

  • East: +1 630-577-1730
  • Midwest: +1 630-577-1710
  • West: +1 630-577-1760

Still have questions about the new carrier setup process?

Ask about C.H. Robinson carrier packet details, becoming a new contract carrier, booking your first load, or anything else. Our carrier services team is standing by, ready to help.

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