Daily Archives: February 12, 2020

Robert Biesterfeld to Succeed John Wiehoff as Chief Executive Officer of C.H. Robinson

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Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 11, 2019 — C.H. Robinson (NASDAQ: CHRW) announced today that Robert (“Bob”) Biesterfeld, currently the Company’s Chief Operating Officer, has been named Chief Executive Officer. As part of a long-planned succession process managed by C.H. Robinson’s Board of Directors, Biesterfeld was named COO in March 2018. Biesterfeld has also been nominated to stand for election to the C.H. Robinson Board of Directors. Current Chairman and CEO John Wiehoff will remain Chairman of the Board following this succession. Scott Anderson, current C.H. Robinson Board member, will become the Lead Independent Director. All moves will become effective on May 9, 2019, coinciding with our annual meeting of shareholders.

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YRCW Carriers Announce A 4.9% General Rate Increase

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YRC Worldwide carriers announce effective March 2, 2020, there will be a general rate increase (GRI) of 4.9% on base rates for non-contractual shipments in the United States and Canada however the impact on specific shipments may vary.

This GRI is necessary to offset the economic impact of inflationary costs across the transportation industry and to support on-going improvements to our service. YRC Freight continues to invest in key areas to keep pace with a growing market and to enhance capacity and service, including driver recruitment and training, new equipment and new technology. These investments will allow YRC Freight to consistently meet our customers’ needs to the highest standard of service.

Questions about our services or rate change? Please contact your local YRC Freight account executive.

Via: hollandregional.com