08 Dec 2014

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN (December 8, 2014) Applauded for consistent execution and alignment to a strategic vision, C.H. Robinson was named Driscoll’s 2014 U.S. Carrier of the Year during their first annual carrier recognition event in Watsonville, CA.

During the event, Driscoll’s supply chain executives presented awards to a select group of transportation providers based on their ability to consistently exceed Driscoll’s expectations as well as demonstrate understanding of Driscoll’s vision, mission, and values through their daily work.

“Driscoll’s is proud to honor transportation providers, like C.H. Robinson, that go above and beyond by acknowledging our unique and often challenging business and making sure that those practices and values are implemented every day,” said Michael van Horn, director of delivered sales transportation at Driscoll’s.

C.H. Robinson was recognized for its flexible transportation solutions that support Driscoll’s delivered sales through more than 40 shipping origins and flexible volume capacity during seasonal surges. C.H. Robinson was honored for high performance in areas like overall volume, tender acceptance, cold chain management, and on-time performance.

“The relationship between C.H. Robinson and Driscoll’s is one of collaborative understanding and open communication,” said Luke Gowdy, general manager at C.H. Robinson. “C.H. Robinson is committed to continuous process improvement in order to provide extraordinary service and help facilitate Driscoll’s mission.”

This honor follows a number of C.H. Robinson achievements in 2014 including earning Partner-level supplier in the John Deere Achieving Excellence Program and being selected as the #1 3PL by the readers of Inbound Logistics for the fourth year in a row.


About C.H. Robinson

Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is a global provider of multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 46,000 customers through a network of more than 280 offices and over 11,500 employees around the world. The company works with 63,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and has annual revenues of over $12.8 billion in 2013.

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, American Red Cross, Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota, and Global Impact. 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.