Eden Prairie, MN (August 21, 2013) — For the third year in a row, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world’s largest third-party logistics (3PL) companies, has been named the #1 3PL by the readers of Inbound Logistics magazine.
The 2013 Readers' Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards give logistics managers a chance to praise the providers who make a difference for their businesses. Supply chain professionals from consumer packaged goods manufacturers, food companies, automakers, retailers, and other companies weighed in, casting a record 9,276 ballots in this year's survey.
“To be consistently named the #1 3PL by readers of Inbound Logistics is a reflection of both the commitment of our employees and the trust of our customers,” said Dan Ryan, vice president at C.H. Robinson. “Our people align themselves with our customer’s goals and strive to go above and beyond their expectations by providing dynamic supply chain solutions that accelerate our customers’ advantage in the marketplace.”
Throughout 2013, C.H. Robinson has received several excellence awards from industry leaders. In addition to being named the #1 3PL, C.H. Robinson was named Carrier of the Year by Sharp Electronics and Perishable Vendor of the Year by BJ’s Wholesale Club. FoodSource, a C.H. Robinson company, received the Top Supplier, Collaboration and Service Award from Brookshire Grocery Company.
“C.H. Robinson is responsive and continues to anticipate evolving needs by offering the strategic solutions required to drive business process improvement and change for their customers,” said Felicia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics.
Inbound Logistics is the leading trade magazine targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. The magazine's editorial mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory, supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines. More information is available at http://www.inboundlogistics.com.
About C.H. Robinson
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson is a global provider of multimodal logistics services and fresh produce sourcing to 42,000 customers through a network of more than 275 offices and over 11,000 employees around the world. The company works with 56,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual revenues of over $11 billion in 2012.
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.