C. H Robinson was founded in 1905 by Charles Henry Robinson in partnership with Fred Parks Nash and Willis King Nash as a wholesale produce brokerage house.
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They are a fortune 500 com-pany is headquartered at Minnesota, USA. C H Robinson is the largest third party Logistics (3PL) which got listed on NASDAQ in 2012.
The company has over 46,000 customers, and operates in 4 zones namely North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. The company maintains its opera-tion by associating with 66,000 transportation providers worldwide, including contract motor carri-ers, railroads, air freight carriers, and ocean carriers.
Their Logistics solutions include over the road, air, ocean, intermodal and rail, project Logistics, Managed TMS, Collaborative outsourcing, and Supply Chain Consulting services. Their industry coverage Supply chain solutions extend to Oil and Gas Logistics, Chem Solutions, Global Textile Logistics, Food and Beverage, and Retail domains. Some of their recent acquisitions include Apreo Logistics S.A., Poland, Phoenix International, Inc., Chicago, IL, and freightquote.com, Kansas, MO. C H Robinson also took the initiative of introducing Robinson Fresh to help people like small family store or a large retail grocer, a local restaurant or franchisee in finding efficient supply chain solu-tions.