C.H. Robinson Named Carrier of the Year by the Jel Sert Company
EDEN PRAIRIE, MN - Third-party logistics (3PL) company C.H. Robinson has found itself at the top of Jel Sert Company’s list, being named 2015 Carrier of the Year by the Chicago-based food company.
Recognizing C.H. Robinson for its approach of freight transportation and logistics solutions with Jel Sert, this accolade notes outstanding customer service, on-time pick-up and delivery, and ease of doing business as key reasons for the decision.
Mike Martinez, Vice President of Distribution at Jel Sert says C.H. Robinson has been a reliable 3PL to manage the company’s strong growth over the last few years.
“C.H. Robinson established itself as our trusted advisor by quickly proving they could handle large amounts of shipments while still meeting and exceeding customer expectations,” Martinez explained. “We use them an extension of our own traffic department, and this award is a testament to the value they bring to our shipping operations.”
According to a press release, the award validates C.H. Robinson’s proven approach to meeting customers’ freight needs, and is the second time Jel Sert has recognized C.H. Robinson as its Carrier of the Year. The company began its partnership with C.H. Robinson in 2006 to stabilize seasonal changes in shipping volume, with the company now handling several of Jel Sert’s largest accounts.
C.H. Robinson continued in the press release that it designed and executed a Core Provider Program for Jel Sert, which helps the company consolidate freight for just-in-time inventory requirements and creates consistent pricing for every lane in the supply chain. Through the program, C.H. Robinson helped Jel Sert realize significant cost savings.
“We pride ourselves on understanding our customers’ unique shipping challenges and developing tailored solutions that create value throughout the supply chain,” said Ed Celler, Key Account Manager at C.H. Robinson. “We’re honored to win this award from Jel Sert, and look forward to helping the company continue to drive efficiencies and grow its business.”
To learn more about C.H. Robinson’s collaborative relationship with Jel Sert, read the case study here.