05 Mar 2010

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, March 5 – C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (C.H. Robinson), one of the largest global logistics and transportation provider, was named on Fortune's 2010 list of 'World's Most Admired Companies' and was ranked number one in the 'Trucking, Transportation and Logistics' category.

"It's a great honor to be included on Fortune's list of the World's Most Admired Companies, and it's especially exciting to be recognized by industry colleagues as a leader among the outstanding companies that were ranked in our industry," said John Wiehoff, chairman and chief executive officer of C.H. Robinson. "This is a testament to the strength and dedication of our employees. We believe we have the best people in the industry.  They continue to adapt to today's challenges, effectively adding value and a competitive edge to both our customers and our contract carriers."

Fortune and its survey partner Hay ask executives, directors and analysts to rate companies in their own industry on nine criteria ranging from investment value to social responsibility. The full article can be found at: http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/mostadmired/2010/industries/51.html.


Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., is a global provider of multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 35,000 customers through a network of more than 235 offices and approximately 7,300 employees around the world. The company works with 47,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual revenues of $7.6 billion in 2009.

Through the company and its Foundation, C.H. Robinson and its employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Community Health Charities, the American Cancer Society, the American Logistics Aid Network, Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, Sustainable Harvest International, and the United Way. The company is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and has been publicly traded on the Nasdaq since 1997. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit http://www.chrobinson.com/.