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Bob Biesterfeld — President, North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

Bob Biesterfeld joined C.H. Robinson in 1999 and was named president of North American truckload in Winter of 2015. In his current role, Bob has responsibility for C.H. Robinson's strategic direction of North American truckload services, which includes carrier management, encompassing van, temperature control, and flatbed. In addition, Bob has oversight of standard operating procedures, quality standards, as well as alignment of carrier pricing and bid management to organizational sales and account management strategies. Previously, Bob served as vice president of sourcing and temperature controlled transportation services. In addition to his role at C.H. Robinson, Bob sits on the Produce Marketing Associations floral committee and is a member of the United Fresh Wholesaler/Distributor board. Bob holds a bachelor’s degree from Winona State University.

Why We Are Focused on Enhancing the Carrier Experience

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We are proud of the fact that our customers have voted us as the #1 third party logistics provider (3PL) five years running in the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards, and we want every carrier we work with to have that same passion and recognize us as their 3PL of choice. As part of that goal, we know that working with C.H. Robinson—whether transactionally or strategically—needs to be easy, hassle free, and fast. That’s why we’ve made some pretty substantial changes to our contract carrier experience in the past few weeks.
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- President, North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship: Funding Educations to Build Better Futures

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For the fourth year in a row, the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for Truckload Contract Carriers will award up to 10-$2,500 college scholarships. The program is open to contract carrier employees—with a minimum of one year employment with their respective company—or eligible children of employees at eligible C.H. Robinson contract carriers. This program is just one of the ways we recognize the hard work and dedication our contract carriers deliver every day on the job.
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- President, North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

Reflections of 2015: Thank You Carriers and Truck Drivers

ThankyouCHRWTrucksIt is that time of the year we reflect on the things we appreciate and are thankful for. I am thankful to be part of an industry that is responsible for orchestrating the logistics and transportation that makes products available on store shelves for our everyday consumers. With holiday shopping at its peak, it is especially important to recognize the individuals responsible for delivering the toys, clothes, and electronics everyone wants—and, no, I’m not talking about Santa.

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- President, North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

2015 C.H. Robinson Scholarship Recipients Announced

TheRoad_CarrierScholarship-300x200Earlier this year, I announced the third annual C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for Truckload Contract Carriers. Today, I’m thrilled to share that 10 recipients for 2015 have been chosen. Each recipient received $2,500 to apply toward tuition for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.

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- President, North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson

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C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship: Truckload Carriers

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In the transportation industry it’s important to show continued appreciation for trucking companies. If you are in this industry, you know the hard work and dedication these companies put forward. To show our appreciation, I am pleased to announce the C.H. Robinson Foundation’s third year of the C.H. Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program for Truckload Contract Carriers.
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- President, North American Surface Transportation, C.H. Robinson