C.H. Robinson

Business, Top 50

C.H. Robinson Names Bob Biesterfeld as CEO

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Logistics company C.H. Robinson announced that Chief Operating Officer Bob Biesterfeld will rise to the post of CEO on May 9 through a planned succession. Biesterfeld will replace John Wiehoff, who has been in the job for 17 years, the company said in a Feb. 11 press release.

Marissa Gamache | Online Reporter
February 13, 2019

C.H. Robinson Worldwide 4Q Revenue, Profits Beat Analysts’ Estimates

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Freight broker and produce distributor C.H. Robinson Worldwide turned in better-than-expected financial results in the fourth quarter of 2018, posting strong gains in revenue and higher profits across nearly all of its business lines, easing concern from some investors about a deceleration in freight shipments in the year ahead.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
January 30, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, Top 50, TCA

US Factories Brace for Sting of 2019 Trade War

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America’s manufacturers are scrambling to change the way they do business — from finding new suppliers to shifting more finishing work overseas — as the sting of tariffs begins to take a bigger toll on their bottom lines.

Dee DePass | Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
January 15, 2019
Business, Logistics

C.H. Robinson Reports Growth in Revenue, Profits in Third Quarter

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide posted strong growth in revenue and profits in the third quarter, helped by a lower tax rate and increased pricing in a capacity-constrained freight market.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 31, 2018

Booming Freight Market Boosts C.H. Robinson Profits, Revenue

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Truckers aren’t the only ones benefiting from strong freight-hauling demand.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
July 31, 2018
Business, Logistics

C.H. Robinson Reports Higher First-Quarter Revenue, Profits

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide reported strong revenue growth and higher profits in the first quarter of 2018 and said it expects strong demand and tight capacity conditions to continue through the rest of the year.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
May 1, 2018
Business, Logistics

C.H. Robinson Taps Robert Biesterfeld as Chief Operating Officer

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Third-party logistics company C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. promoted Robert Biesterfeld to chief operating officer, effective March 1.

Transport Topics
February 27, 2018

C.H. Robinson Ends 2017 With Strong Fourth Quarter

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide reported profits jumped 25% in the fourth quarter, outpacing results from one year ago even after also eliminating the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on the bottom line.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
January 30, 2018
Business, Logistics

C.H. Robinson, Hub Group Revenues Rise, Profits Fall

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Rising contract prices for trucks impacted third-quarter results for logistics firms C.H. Robinson and Hub Group that saw weaker profits despite greater revenues.

Daniel P. Bearth and Burney Simpson | Staff Reporters
October 31, 2017
Business, Logistics, Top 50

Logistics Revenues Due to Go Up in Quarterly Reports, but Margins Still Drag Down Profits

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Third-party logistics firms capitalized on stronger demand to transport freight this summer but spent more to purchase trucks, resulting in what Wall Street analysts predict will be a mixed-earnings season.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
October 11, 2017