C. H. Robinson Worldwide
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRW) is a global provider of multimodal transportation services and logistics solutions with its headquarters located in Eden Prairie, MN. A Fortune 500 company, it is one of the world's largest third party logistics providers.
C.H. Robinson handles more than 10 million shipments for more than 37,000 customers. As a third party logistics provider, C.H. Robinson does not own the transportation equipment that is used to transport its customers' freight (with the exception of rail containers). It works with more than 50,000 transportation providers worldwide to select and hire transportation for its customers. C.H. Robinson's transportation of goods accounts for roughly 88% of its gross net revenues; the remaining revenues come from sourcing and marketing fresh produce and its T-Chek Service Unit, which provides payment management services to the trucking industry.
Based in North America, C.H. Robinson has 235 offices in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia and the Middle East. TMC, its division that operates the company's Managed TMS has control towers located in Chicago, Amsterdam and Mumbai. A new control tower opened recently (2011) in Shanghai, China.
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