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

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

      Reference Code: GDTTL27993FSA                                                                                   Publication Date: APR 2011

      14701 Charlson Road,                   Phone            +1 952 9378500                         Revenue            9,274.3 (million USD)
       Eden Prairie, MN                      Fax              +1 952 9376714                         Net Profit         387.03 (million USD)
       55344                                 Website          www.chrobinson.com                     Employees          7,628
       United States                         Exchange         CHRW [NASDAQ]                          Industry           Transport and Logistics

      Company Overview
       C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) is a third party logistics company. The company along with its subsidiaries provides
       freight transportation services and logistics solutions to companies of all sizes. The company caters its services to food and
       beverage, manufacturing, retail, paper, printed materials, retail grocers, restaurant chains, produce wholesalers, foodservice
       distributors, truckload carriers, less–than–truckload carriers and private fleets. The company operates through a network of 235
       offices across North America, Europe, Asia, South America, and the Middle East. It provides services to more than 36,000
       customers worldwide.

      Key Executives                                                              SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                    Title                 C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., SWOT Analysis
      John P. Wiehoff                       Chairman                              Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Robert Ezrilov                        Director
                                                                                  Sound Segmental                    Business Concentration: US
      Wayne M. Fortun                       Director                              Performance
      James B. Stake                        Director                                                                 Legal Proceedings
                                                                                  Extensive Rage of Services
      Steven L. Polacek                     Director                              and Solutions
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData

      Share Data
                                                                                  Opportunities                      Threats
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.
       Share Price (USD) as on 06-Apr-2011                                75.62   Inorganic Growth Drivers           Foreign Exchange Risks

       EPS (USD)                                                           2.33
                                                                                  Growth Prospects: Air Freight National Labor Relations Act
       Market Cap (million USD)                                         11,768    and Logistics Market
       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                   11,370

       Shares Outstanding (million)                                         163   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                  Research, GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData




C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (CHRW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT                                                         Reference Code: GDTTL27993FSA
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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................... 5
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies........................................................................................................................................ 6
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................... 7
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - History........................................................................................................................................................................ 8
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................................ 10
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries...................................................................................................................................... 12
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 12
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 12
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................... 14
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Corporate Strategy................................................................................................................................................... 15
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - SWOT Analysis........................................................................................................................................................ 16
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Sound Segmental Performance ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Extensive Rage of Services and Solutions..................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Strong Operational Base ................................................................................................................................................................ 16
            C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Weaknesses ...................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Business Concentration: US ....................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Legal Proceedings ...................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Opportunities ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Drivers........................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Air Freight and Logistics Market ................................................................................................................. 17
            C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Threats .............................................................................................................................................................. 18
                  Threat - Foreign Exchange Risks.................................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Threat - National Labor Relations Act ............................................................................................................................................................. 18
                  Threat - Volatility in Fuel Prices ...................................................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Threat - Intense Competition........................................................................................................................................................................... 18
      C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. - Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................... 19
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................
				
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