C.H. Robinson

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C.H. Robinson is a third party logistics company providing freight transportation services. It operates through North American Surface Transportation, Global Forwarding, Robinson Fresh, Managed Services, and Other Surface Transportation segments. The company offers logistics services, intermodal transportation and non-vessel ocean common carrier or freight forwarding services, as well as organizes air shipments and provides door-to-door services.

TypePublic
Founded1905
HQEden Prairie, MN, US
Websitechrobinson.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureC+

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)16,877(+14%)
Job Openings456
Revenue (FY, 2021)$23.1 B(+43%)
Share Price (May 2022)$105.8(-1%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
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Key People/Management at C.H. Robinson

Bob Biesterfeld

Bob Biesterfeld

President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. Short

Michael J. Short

President of Global Freight Forwarding
Mike Zechmeister

Mike Zechmeister

Chief Financial Officer
Mac Pinkerton

Mac Pinkerton

President of North American Surface Transportation
Arun Rajan

Arun Rajan

Chief Product Officer
Angela K. Freeman

Angela K. Freeman

Chief Human Resources and ESG Officer
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C.H. Robinson Office Locations

C.H. Robinson has offices in Eden Prairie, Ankeny, Atlanta, Auburn Hills and in 212 other locations
Eden Prairie, MN, US (HQ)
14701 Charlson Rd
Ankeny, IA, US
2325 SW State St Suite A
Atlanta, GA, US
101 Marietta St NW suite 1700
Atlanta, GA, US
1075 Airport Loop Rd #300
Auburn Hills, MI, US
1885 Pond Run
Austin, TX, US
9301 Amberglen Blvd #103
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C.H. Robinson Financials and Metrics

C.H. Robinson Revenue

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C.H. Robinson's revenue was reported to be $23.1 b in FY, 2021
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Revenue (FY, 2021)

23.1b

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

3.2b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

13.6%

Net income (FY, 2021)

844.2m

EBIT (FY, 2021)

1.1b

Market capitalization (13-May-2022)

13.8b

Closing stock price (13-May-2022)

105.8

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

257.4m

EV

15.7b
C.H. Robinson's current market capitalization is $13.8 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

16.6b15.3b16.2b23.1b

Revenue growth, %

12%(8%)6%

Cost of goods sold

13.9b12.7b13.8b20.0b

Gross profit

2.7b2.6b2.4b3.2b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Revenue

3.8b3.9b3.9b3.8b3.6b4.2b4.8b5.5b6.3b

Cost of goods sold

3.1b3.2b3.2b3.2b3.0b3.6b4.1b4.8b5.4b

Gross profit

678.8m695.2m633.4m568.0m614.5m589.3m702.4m749.2m844.2m

Gross profit Margin, %

18%18%16%15%17%14%15%14%13%
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

447.9m243.8m257.4m

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.4b4.0b

Prepaid Expenses

85.0m51.2m129.6m

Current Assets

2.6b2.9b4.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Cash

445.5m355.3m384.4m294.6m362.2m252.6m217.6m172.8m202.6m

Accounts Receivable

2.1b2.1b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.3b2.9b3.2b3.7b

Prepaid Expenses

59.4m72.0m73.7m95.9m69.1m65.8m77.5m90.2m89.5m

Current Assets

2.7b2.7b2.7b2.6b2.6b2.9b3.4b3.7b4.4b
Annual
USDFY, 2019FY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

577.0m506.4m844.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

100.4m101.7m91.3m

Accounts Payable

(18.0m)180.3m660.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

835.4m499.2m95.0m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021Q3, 2021

Net Income

161.8m331.0m477.9m78.1m222.1m358.6m173.3m367.1m614.1m

Depreciation and Amortization

24.6m49.6m75.1m24.4m50.2m77.1m23.3m46.2m68.6m

Accounts Payable

(10.7m)37.4m3.9m98.9m220.3m186.8m206.2m406.9m595.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

256.9m456.5m623.9m58.5m505.6m337.0m(56.7m)92.6m19.1m
USDFY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

1.1m
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C.H. Robinson Operating Metrics

C.H. Robinson's Enterprise Customers was reported to be 78 k in FY, 2019. C.H. Robinson's Active Customers was reported to be 119 k in FY, 2019.
FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Active Customers

46 k110 k113 k120 k124 k119 k

Containers

1 k1 k1.8 k3.2 k1.1 k1.5 k

Enterprise Customers

66 k68 k107 k73 k76 k78 k

Locations

281

C.H. Robinson Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Combinex Holding B.V.June 03, 2021$14.7 m
Prime Distribution ServicesJanuary 28, 2020
Dema ServiceMay 23, 2019
The Space Cargo GroupMarch 04, 2019$48 m
GrandCanalsJanuary 01, 2019
Milgram & Co., Ltd.August 31, 2017c$62 m
APC LogisticsAugust 31, 2016$225 m
FreightquoteDecember 01, 2014$365 m
Phoenix InternationalSeptember 25, 2012$677.3 m
Phoenix International Freight ServicesSeptember 25, 2012
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C.H. Robinson Revenue Breakdown

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C.H. Robinson revenue breakdown by business segment: 62.8% from North American Surface Transportation, 29.1% from Global Forwarding and 8.1% from All Other and Corporate

C.H. Robinson revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 15.6% from Other Locations and 84.4% from United States

Human Capital Metrics

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C.H. Robinson Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

85/100

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C.H. Robinson Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

out of 100

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C.H. Robinson Online and Social Media Presence

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C.H. Robinson Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C+

    68/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    74/100

  • Compensation

    C

    62/100

  • Diversity

    C-

    61/100

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C.H. Robinson News and Updates

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C H Robinson Worldwide : .H. Robinson Advanes Ongoing Refresh of its Board of Diretors Through the Appointments of Jay Winship and Henry Maier - Form 8-K

(marketscreener.com) C.H. Robinson Advances Ongoing Refresh of its Board of Directors Through the Appointments of Jay Winship and Henry Maier Forms Capital Allocation and Planning Committee to Support Ongoing Efforts to Enhance Value for …

C.H. Robinson Reports 2021 Fourth Quarter Results

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (“C.H. Robinson”) (Nasdaq: CHRW) today reported financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2021.

C.H. Robinson delays rollout of controversial changes to the digital platform

C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest 3PLs, is delaying the launch of a controversial program known internally as Project Infinity as the company’s IT department works out various bugs discovered during testing of new updates to its Navisphere platform for trucking companies, sources say

C.H. Robinson Announces Continued Refreshment of its Board of Directors

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (“C.H. Robinson”) (Nasdaq: CHRW), one of the world’s largest logistics platforms, today announced that Wayne M. Fortun and Brian P. Short have decided not to stand for re-election to the Board of Directors at the company’s 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, which has …

C.H. Robinson Fourth Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for Wednesday, February 2, 2022

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (“C.H. Robinson”) (Nasdaq: CHRW), one of the world’s largest logistics platforms, announced today that it will issue fourth quarter 2021 results via press release before the market opens on Wednesday, February 2, 2022. The company will hold a conference call from 7:30 a…
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C.H. Robinson Blogs

The Importance of LTL Freight Management in your Supply Chain

Consumers now have higher expectations regarding their purchase experience—convenient pickup and delivery options; an increased demand for accurate, real-time visibility to their order; and easy to use, low cost transportation purchasing options are critical. These heightened demands put greater pre…

Building a Return Management Strategy for this Holiday Season

The holidays can be “the most wonderful time of the year.” Because so many holidays focus on gift exchanges, this time of year is a huge boon to retailers. But, any business owner knows that for all the joys of the season, holidays can also bring plenty of stress. With the holidays quickly approachi…

U.S. Importing and Exporting: Understanding the Basics

If there’s anything consistent about trade regulations, it’s that you must stay up to date on any changes that might affect your organization. Understanding the basics of trade compliance can make it easier to keep up with updates, changes, and additions to trade laws. Typically, at this time of yea…

How to Navigate Temperature Controlled Shipping’s Fall Season

September 22, 2020, marked the first day of fall in the United States. For many, this exciting time of year brings joy—pumpkins, apples, turkey, pastries, and all commodities necessary for successful fall and winter holiday celebrations. Fall also means a significant spike in demand in regions that …

Carriers Weigh in: How Online Booking Supports Their Businesses

When I started in this industry, working with truckload carriers was very much a people business. Need to find a load for empty equipment? Call your rep. Want to get your truck from A to B? Call your rep. Just about everything was handled with a phone call. Even with the integration of email, day [.…

4 Truckload RFP Strategies to Achieve Efficiencies and Cost Savings

This year, more than ever, heading into your annual truckload request for proposal (RFP) process can be daunting. As we face unprecedented market volatility, it is increasingly challenging to forecast and plan your truckload procurement strategies. In talking with customers, we often get questions l…
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C.H. Robinson Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was C.H. Robinson founded?

    C.H. Robinson was founded in 1905.

  • Who are C.H. Robinson key executives?

    C.H. Robinson's key executives are Bob Biesterfeld, Michael J. Short and Mike Zechmeister.

  • How many employees does C.H. Robinson have?

    C.H. Robinson has 16,877 employees.

  • What is C.H. Robinson revenue?

    Latest C.H. Robinson annual revenue is $23.1 b.

  • What is C.H. Robinson revenue per employee?

    Latest C.H. Robinson revenue per employee is $1.4 m.

  • Who are C.H. Robinson competitors?

    Competitors of C.H. Robinson include Uber, Rhenus and FedEx.

  • Where is C.H. Robinson headquarters?

    C.H. Robinson headquarters is located at 14701 Charlson Rd, Eden Prairie.

  • Where are C.H. Robinson offices?

    C.H. Robinson has offices in Eden Prairie, Ankeny, Atlanta, Auburn Hills and in 212 other locations.

  • How many offices does C.H. Robinson have?

    C.H. Robinson has 242 offices.