One of the world’s largest logistics technology platform providers is targeting the UK for growth in the wake of COVID-19. This became an issue after seeing some 6,000 customers and transport carriers using its services in the last few years, with strong uptake in the last six months.
Nick Ghia, UK general manager at C.H.Robinson: “We’re reinventing the way the world does logistics and increasing UK market share is integral to our future growth strategy."
"The coronavirus has been a lesson to supply chains across the world and the UK is no exception. The need for greater resilience, visibility and efficiencies in the face of adversity has put digitised supply at the centre of business planning. Through our artificial intelligence driven technology platform, we have experienced significant interest and engagement so far this year and therefore we believe we are well placed to win market share, including the UK in new normal world post COVID-19.”
C.H. Robinson has established itself as major supply chain force globally. The company manages £16 billion of freight annually, has 119,000 customers and deals with 79,000 road, shipping, air and rail freight providers. It has 49 offices in Europe, including four operations in the UK where its focus is on FMCG, household goods, the steel and paper industries.