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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.HighlightsC.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 DevelopmentsApr 15, 2015: C.H. Robinson and MIT Develop New Model for Carbon EmissionsKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 5C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Facts 6C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Employees 7C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - History 10C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Company Statement 14C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 18C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Business Description 18C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Strengths 20Strength - Core Business: Transportation 20Strength - Increased Volumes 20Strength - Strong Operational Base 20C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Weaknesses 21Weakness - Decreased Case Volumes: Sourcing 21C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Opportunities 22Opportunity - Business Expansion 22Opportunity - Business Initiatives 22Opportunity - Growth of Logistics Market 22C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Threats 23Threat - Fluctuations in Fuel Prices 23Threat - Government Regulations 23Threat - Intense Competition 23C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Competitors 24Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 28Financial Performance 28Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 31Apr 15, 2015: C.H. Robinson and MIT Develop New Model for Carbon Emissions 31Dec 17, 2014: C.H. Robinson Transforms Oil And Gas Supply Chains 32Section 5 – Appendix 33Methodology 33Ratio Definitions 33About GlobalData 37Contact Us 38Disclaimer 38List of TablesC.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Facts 6C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Employees 7C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Major Products and Services 9C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., History 10C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Subsidiaries 16C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Key Competitors 24C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Annual Ratios 26C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Interim Ratios 29Currency Codes 33Units 33Capital Market Ratios 33Equity Ratios 34Profitability Ratios 34Cost Ratios 35Liquidity Ratios 35Leverage Ratios 36Efficiency Ratios 36List of FiguresC.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 28C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., Ratio Charts 30