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C.H. Robinson is a third party logistics company providing freight transportation services and logistics solutions. It operates through North American Surface Transportation, Global Forwarding, Robinson Fresh, Managed Services, and Other Surface Transportation segments. The company offers transportation and 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 Ratings3.5
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2020)15,474
Job Openings1
Revenue (FY, 2019)$15.3 B(-7%)
Share Price (Feb 2021)$90 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at C.H. Robinson

Robert C. Biesterfeld

Robert C. Biesterfeld

President and Chief Executive Officer
Scott P. Anderson

Scott P. Anderson

Chairman of the Board
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
Angela K. Freeman

Angela K. Freeman

Chief Human Resources & 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 258 other locations
Eden Prairie, MN, US (HQ)
14701 Charlson Rd
Ankeny, IA, US
2325 SW State St Suite A
Atlanta, GA, US
Centennial Tower, 101 Marietta St NW
Auburn Hills, MI, US
1885 Pond Run
Austin, TX, US
9301 Amberglen Blvd #103
Baltimore, MD, US
1200 Steuart St C2
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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 $15.31 b in FY, 2019 which is a 7.9% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q3, 2020)

4.2b

Gross profit (Q3, 2020)

589.3m

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2020), %

13.9%

Net income (Q3, 2020)

136.5m

EBIT (Q3, 2020)

168.2m

Market capitalization (8-Feb-2021)

12.2b

Closing stock price (8-Feb-2021)

90.0

Cash (30-Sept-2020)

252.6m

EV

13.5b
C.H. Robinson's current market capitalization is $12.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

14.9b16.6b15.3b

Revenue growth, %

13%12%(8%)

Cost of goods sold

12.5b13.9b12.7b

Gross profit

2.4b2.7b2.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Revenue

3.9b4.3b4.3b3.8b3.9b3.9b3.8b3.6b4.2b

Cost of goods sold

3.3b3.6b3.6b3.1b3.2b3.2b3.2b3.0b3.6b

Gross profit

625.9m671.5m694.0m678.8m695.2m633.4m568.0m614.5m589.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

16%16%16%18%18%16%15%17%14%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

333.9m378.6m447.9m

Accounts Receivable

2.1b2.2b2.0b

Prepaid Expenses

63.1m52.4m85.0m

Current Assets

2.5b2.8b2.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Cash

349.8m310.6m297.8m445.5m355.3m384.4m294.6m362.2m252.6m

Accounts Receivable

2.0b2.2b2.3b2.1b2.1b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.3b

Prepaid Expenses

60.9m63.4m53.9m59.4m72.0m73.7m95.9m69.1m65.8m

Current Assets

2.6b2.8b2.8b2.7b2.7b2.7b2.6b2.6b2.9b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

504.9m664.5m577.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

93.0m96.7m100.4m

Accounts Payable

111.0m36.1m(18.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

384.0m792.9m835.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020

Net Income

142.3m301.5m477.4m161.8m331.0m477.9m78.1m222.1m358.6m

Depreciation and Amortization

24.2m48.5m72.4m24.6m49.6m75.1m24.4m50.2m77.1m

Accounts Payable

21.8m101.8m120.7m(10.7m)37.4m3.9m98.9m220.3m186.8m

Cash From Operating Activities

200.6m308.5m528.9m256.9m456.5m623.9m58.5m505.6m337.0m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

1.0m

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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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 k1.80 k3.20 k1.10 k1.50 k

Enterprise Customers

66 k68 k107 k73 k76 k78 k

Locations

281
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C.H. Robinson Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
The Space Cargo GroupMarch 04, 2019$48 m
Accelerated Global Insurance Company PSC
CHR Holdings (Hong Kong) Limited
CHR Holdings, Inc.
C.H. Robinosn Worldwide, Inc.
C.H. Robinson (Australia) Pty Ltd
C.H. Robinson Austria GmbH
C.H. Robinson Belgium BVBA
C.H. Robinson Company
C.H. Robinson Company (Canada) Ltd.
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C.H. Robinson Revenue Breakdown

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C.H. Robinson revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.1% from All Other and Corporate, 15.2% from Global Forwarding and 73.7% from North American Surface Transportation

C.H. Robinson revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 14.1% from Other Locations and 85.9% from United States

Human Capital Metrics

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C.H. Robinson Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

86/100

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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

    B

    71/100

  • CEO Rating

    D

    60/100

  • Compensation

    C

    61/100

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C.H. Robinson News and Updates

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C.H. Robinson Blogs

The Importance of LTL Freight Management in your Supply Chain

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U.S. Importing and Exporting: Understanding the Basics

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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

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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 Robert C. Biesterfeld, Scott P. Anderson and Michael J. Short.

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

    C.H. Robinson has 15,474 employees.

  • What is C.H. Robinson revenue?

    Latest C.H. Robinson annual revenue is $15.3 b.

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

    Latest C.H. Robinson revenue per employee is $989.4 k.

  • Who are C.H. Robinson competitors?

    Competitors of C.H. Robinson include Geodis, Ryder System and VSE Corporation.

  • 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 258 other locations.

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

    C.H. Robinson has 296 offices.