The company solves logistics problems for organisations all over the world and across a range of industries. It is considered one of the world’s leading logistics platforms and operates almost US$20bn in freight under management and 18 million shipments annually. It serves a diverse range of markets, including North America, Asia Pacific, EMEA, South America and Oceania.
Its logistics services include Truckload, Less Than Truckload (LTL), Ocean Shipping, Air Freight, Intermodal and Customs Brokerage & Trade Compliance Services. CH Robinson serves a range of industries such as automotive logistics, manufacturing logistics and healthcare logistics among many others. The firm has three main international freight forwarding solutions, featuring its Ocean and Air Freight, in addition to its Global Order Logistics solution.
CH Robinson is committed to its sustainability drive. The firm has established an ambition to decrease its carbon intensity by 40% by 2025 over its 2018 baseline numbers. CH Robinson seeks to find energy efficiencies within its facilities and utilises renewable energy, invests in renewable energy certificates and participates in offset projects. These include obtaining gold LEED certification in its largest operating facility in Chicago, single sort recycling in its offices which enables 120 tons of waste saved and paperless invoicing for customers with the ultimate aim of being completely 100% paperless. CH Robinson also several industry-focused sustainability efforts such as participating in a partnership with SmartWay Transport Partnership, which measures and benchmarks freight transportation efficiency, as well as contributing to academic research.
CH Robinson has embraced the latest technology in a bid to better meet businesses’ needs. The company has built technology for supply chain experts to provide faster, more meaningful improvements to operations. Its innovation incubator, CH Robinson Labs, delivers the latest predictive analytics and technology to solve customers’ supply chain challenges.
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