C.H. Robinson Worldwide said Monday it has formed a new ChemSolutions division to provide logistics services to chemical manufacturing and distribution customers.
The unit will provide chemical bulk shipping, safety and sustainability, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, vendor and supplier compliance, global trade management, and multi-modal transportation to chemical shippers, C.H. Robinson said in a statement.
“Chemical logistics is a perfect fit for us, as C.H. Robinson has a long history in specialty logistics ranging from time-sensitive products, produce, high-value shipments and project business,” said Taylor Nicks, ChemSolutions’ manager.
“Because of the inherent risks in transporting chemicals it is imperative that chemical manufacturers align themselves with logistics providers that have industry expertise in handling chemicals and programs in place,” he said in a statement.
C.H. Robinson ranks No. 6 on the Transport Topics Top 50 list of the largest logistics companies in the United States, Canada and Mexico.