EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Thursday, March 3rd 2016 [ME NewsWire]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For the second year in a row, C.H. Robinson is named to Fortune magazine’s 2016 World’s Most Admired Companies in the Trucking, Transportation, and Logistics industry sector. C.H. Robinson has made Fortune’s Most Admired list six times since 2010.
C.H. Robinson is the largest third-party logistics (3PL) company recognized on this year’s list. Known as the definitive report card of corporate reputations, this compilation is produced by ranking companies within their respective industries on key attributes that drive business success.
Poised for growth, C.H. Robinson scored significantly high in the categories of innovation and global competitiveness and enhanced its previous scores in every other category ranging from long term investment and financial soundness to quality of service and people management.
“It’s an honor to be recognized on Fortune’s prestigious list for a sixth time. Our smart people, processes and ever-evolving technology ensures that we are able to see things differently and connect the world,” said John Wiehoff, chief executive officer at C.H. Robinson. “We stand committed to our employees, customers and contract carriers – all those who have helped keep us on this prestigious list.”
The recognition comes on the heels of C.H. Robinson being named the top 3PL for the past five years by Inbound Logistics magazine and being recognized as a top logistics providers by numerous customers including Wal-Mart and Kraft Foods.
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 110,000 customers through a network of more than 280 offices and over 13,000 employees around the world. The company works with 68,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and has annual revenues of $13.5 billion in 2015.
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.
Krysta Larson, 952-683-3978
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