Third-party logistics provider C H Robinson has moved its Chicago flagship operation into the new Lincoln Yards development in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago. It is the first anchor tenant in the revitalization area. C.H. Robinson’s customer base in Chicago has increased by 25% in the past five years and Chicago is a critical logistics hub for the company. A celebratory ribbon-cutting event will take place Oct 3, 2018.
“We are the largest logistics employer in Chicago and we built this office with future growth in mind as we look forward to many more years in this great city,” said Pat Nolan, vice president North America at C H Robinson. “Chicago has always been a transportation hub for moving goods in the United States which is why C H Robinson has had continuous operations here for over 100 years.”
The new building at 1515 West Webster includes:
•Collaborative open work spaces and conference rooms
•Expansive cafeteria and café
•5,000-square-foot roof terrace
•More than double the size of the previous office—200,000-plus square feet
•Space to host customer and carrier industry thought leadership events
“Chicago is an important location for us as an organization. We have more employees in Chicago—2,500 in eight offices—than any other global location,” said Mike Ryan, vice president of North American surface transportation at C H Robinson. “This office serves over 28,000 customers and manages over 1.6 million shipments annually through the world’s most powerful supply chain platform.”
With more than 15,000 employees across 39 countries on five continents and $14.8 billion in total revenue, C H robinson helps more than 120,000 companies ship products with 73,000-plus carriers and suppliers.
Learn more at www.chrobinson.com.