EDEN PRAIRIE, MN (March 26, 2015) — Walmart Stores, Inc. has recognized C.H. Robinson with the retail leader’s first-ever 3rd Party Logistical (3PL) Carrier of the Year award for 2014 noting contributions for outstanding service, effective communication, and providing solutions and innovations in a changing industry.
2014 was a year of challenges in the area of logistics and transportation, with extreme weather conditions and capacity issues challenging the industry as a whole. Through dedicated hard work and strategic collaboration, C.H. Robinson was able to exceed Walmart’s expectations as a logistics service provider.
“C.H. Robinson anticipated challenges due to weather conditions and the team went to work immediately,” said Rob Kinsella, strategic account manager at C.H. Robinson. “By utilizing tools and programs customized to Walmart’s business we were able to assist with surge capacity and supply chain resiliency during the polar vortex, and throughout 2014’s extremely tight transportation market.”