C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 38 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Highlights

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) is a third party logistics (3PL) company. It provides freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes. It provides a wide range of outsource solutions, produce sourcing, freight transportation and logistics, and information services. The company offers services to food and beverage, manufacturing, retail, paper, printed material, retail grocers, restaurant chains, and private fleets, among others. CHRW services to more than 46,000 customers worldwide and contractual relationships with over 63,000 transportation companies, including motor carriers, railroads, and air freight and ocean carriers. It operates through a network of 281 offices across North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and the Middle East. CHRW is headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, the US.

CHRW aims to be one of the dominant providers in the logistics category across the world. To this end, it recently opened a new office in Hamburg, Germany. The opening of a road transport office in Hamburg not only provides logistics services to the German market, but also to several other European countries.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Apr 15, 2015: C.H. Robinson and MIT Develop New Model for Carbon Emissions

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 5
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Facts 6
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Employees 7
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - History 10
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Company Statement 14
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Business Description 18
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Strengths 20
Strength - Core Business: Transportation 20
Strength - Increased Volumes 20
Strength - Strong Operational Base 20
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Decreased Case Volumes: Sourcing 21
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Business Expansion 22
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 22
Opportunity - Growth of Logistics Market 22
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Threats 23
Threat - Fluctuations in Fuel Prices 23
Threat - Government Regulations 23
Threat - Intense Competition 23
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
Apr 15, 2015: C.H. Robinson and MIT Develop New Model for Carbon Emissions 31
Dec 17, 2014: C.H. Robinson Transforms Oil And Gas Supply Chains 32
Section 5 – Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38

List of Tables

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Facts 6
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Employees 7
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., History 10
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Subsidiaries 16
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Competitors 24
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Annual Ratios 26
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Interim Ratios 29
Currency Codes 33
Units 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Ratio Charts 30


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