Press Releases

11 Feb 2019
C.H. Robinson (NASDAQ: CHRW) announced today that Robert (“Bob”) Biesterfeld, currently the Company's Chief Operating Officer, has been named Chief Executive Officer. As part of a long-planned succession process managed by C.H. Robinson’s Board of Directors, Biesterfeld was named COO in March 2018. Biesterfeld has also been nominated to stand for election to the C.H. Robinson Board of Directors. Current Chairman and CEO John Wiehoff will remain Chairman of the Board following this succession.
28Jan2020
C.H. Robinson (Nasdaq: CHRW) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Prime Distribution Services (“Prime”), a leading provider of retail consolidation services in North America, from Roadrunner Transportation (NYSE: RRTS). The agreement is subject to certain customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval.
23Jan2020
C.H. Robinson today formally introduced C.H. Robinson ®Labs, an innovation incubator where the next big ideas in logistics and supply chain are created, tested, and scaled to drive smarter solutions for C.H. Robinson’s customers and carriers. Tim Gagnon, Vice President of Analytics and Data Science at C.H. Robinson, has been tapped to lead the incubator, informally known as Robinson Labs, and its dedicated data science teams in Minneapolis; Chicago; Silicon Valley; and Warsaw, Poland.
13Dec2019
C.H. Robinson announced today that Michael Castagnetto has been promoted to President of the Robinson Fresh division. He succeeds Jim Lemke who retired earlier this year. Castagnetto will report to C.H. Robinson President and CEO Bob Biesterfeld.
13Nov2019
As part of its continued commitment to creating market-leading solutions focused on meeting customer needs, C.H. Robinson has introduced Freightquote by C.H. Robinson, the first and only self-service technology offering that guides small business customers to the best multimodal shipping options for improved savings, reliability and visibility.
17Sep2019
C.H. Robinson President and CEO Bob Biesterfeld today announced the company’s largest investment in innovation, advanced technologies and talent, supported by recent in-depth customer research, that will shape the future of the logistics ecosystem.