It’s time to ditch the history lesson, says CH Robinson

Global supply chain company CH Robinson says that supply chains need to move from relying on ‘historical’ information to artificial intelligence and internet of things to manage fast-moving global trade. Describing itself as “the world’s most connected logistics platform provider”, CH Robinson, says it currently works with more than 1,000 data scientists, engineers and developers and will further invest in technology to address some of the most complex logistics problems and ... [+]

Look beyond Europe, says supply chain expert

CH Robinson Europe director of account management Chris Mills is urging businesses to rethink their supply chain strategies and see Brexit as an opportunity to build more diverse and resilient supply chains. He says that anecdotal feedback suggests that vehicle utilisation is down by a fifth (20%) for UK-EU trade while ... [+]

Get real over Brexit, urges CH Robinson

CH Robinson Europe director Chris Mills is urging UK manufacturers to prepare for “the new reality” when the Brexit transition period comes to an end. Mills, who is director of account management, transportation, says: “Not all UK businesses are prepared for the changes the end to the transition period will bring ... [+]

Don’t let supply chain problems steal Christmas, urges CH Robinson chief

CH Robinson Europe director Chris Mills has warned that a surge in online demand for goods this Christmas as a result of the pandemic will test supply chains to the limit in the lead up to the festive period. Mr Mills, who is director of account management, transportation is urging suppliers ... [+]

UK is target market for CH Robinson

US-headquartered global logistics and forwarding company CH Robinson is targeting the UK for growth in the wake of the coronavirus saying it has seen strong uptake in the last six months. UK general manager Nick Ghia said that increasing UK market share was integral to its future growth strategy. He added: “The ... [+]

Pandemic will reshape global supply chains, says logistics expert

The coronavirus pandemic will be a defining moment for supply chains, says an expert at forwarder CH Robinson. Chris Mills, regional managing director, transportation for Western Europe, believes that recent events will transform the logistics landscape, leading to significant technological investment, heightened risk management, new levels of supply chain visibility, and ... [+]

CH Robinson acquires Spain’s Space Cargo

US-owned global logistics company CH Robinson is to acquire The Space Cargo Group, which provides freight forwarding, customs brokerage and other logistics services in Spain and Colombia, for €42 million (US $48m). Headquartered in Madrid, Space Cargo provides ocean and air freight forwarding, customs brokerage and other logistics services, to ... [+]

CH Robinson opens in Cologne

US-owned forwarder and logistics company CH Robinson has opened a new office in Cologne, bringing its total number of locations in Europe to 49 and to six in Germany. Winfried Netzer, a 30-year industry veteran, has been appointed to lead operations in the new office. [+]

CH Robinson launches China-UK rail link

Freight forwarder CH Robinson has launched a rail freight service from nine terminals in China and Europe, including Barking in the UK. It offers empty container pick up, collection at factories, customs declaration at origin, customs clearance and pan-European distribution by intermodal and truck services at destination areas for full ... [+]

DHL man to join CH Robinson

US-owned forwarder and logistics company CH Robinson Worldwide has appointed Jeroen Eijsink as president of its CH Robinson Europe arm. He was previously chief executive of DHL Freight in Germany since March 2013, and has also worked in Belgium, Netherlands and UK since joining that company in 2003 after seven ... [+]

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