C.H. Robinson forms chemical logistics division

  • Article by: ADAM BELZ
  • Star Tribune
  • October 1, 2012 - 9:27 AM

C.H. Robinson has formed a division that will specialize in moving chemicals.

The Eden Prairie-based logistics company formed the division, ChemSolutions, to provide logistics services to chemical manufacturing and distribution customers globally, which can be a risky business.

ChemSolutions will provide chemical bulk shipping, safety and sustainability, freight forwarding, customs brokerage, vendor and supplier compliance, global trade management, and multi-modal transportation to chemical shippers.

"Chemical logistics is a perfect fit for us as C.H. Robinson has a long history in specialty logistics ranging from time-sensitive products, produce, high-value shipments and project business," Taylor Nicks, manager of ChemSolutions, said in a statement. "Because of the inherent risks in transporting chemicals it is imperative that chemical manufactures align themselves with logistics providers that have industry expertise in handling chemicals and programs in place."

Adam Belz • 612-673-4405 Twitter: @adambelz

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