C.H. Robinson Worldwide Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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C.H. Robinson Worldwide Chairman & CEO John P. Wiehoff
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Pros
  • Large global company, Good Benefits, Somehow make it on best places to work due to severe emails we get daily from the PR people to vote (in 33 reviews)

  • Very fast-paced; no two days are the same (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • Lack of coverage (work/life balance) (in 29 reviews)

  • long hours depending on the season (in 49 reviews)

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  1. Key account manager

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson Worldwide full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great senior level leadership with open door policy. Supports entrepreneurial spirit. Opportunities daily for growth personally and professionally.

    Cons

    Work life balance can sometimes become an issue and stress management if you do not have proper outlets established outside of work.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. Make sure to continue pulling instead of pushing. Continue to retain top level talent.


  2. Logistics Coordinatior Specialist

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oklahoma City, OK

    I worked at C.H. Robinson Worldwide

    Pros

    Fast paced, good benefits, and late hours to fit your schedule.

    Cons

    Nothing really bad or considered a con for this company.

    Advice to Management

    This is a call center environment.


  3. Support

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson Worldwide

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent people, and a lot of advantages for growth.

    Cons

    None that I can think of at this time.


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  5. Can be a good starting point in logistics

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Carson, CA

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson Worldwide

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    -Good for your first job out of college; they really focus on expanding the knowledge of their employees if you express where you would like to go in the company and what you would like to learn

    Cons

    -high turnover of employees -can be long hours/have to work holidays -little room for advancement overall -motivated employees will oft leave

    Advice to Management

    Better compensation and more vacation days.


  6. Sales Executive (Entry Level) - Customer Sales

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    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Executive in Chicago, IL

    I worked at C.H. Robinson Worldwide full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Hired right out of school from on campus recruiting, great training and industry introduction before even hitting the sales floor, decent pay (I thought it was low at the time though), young sales floor, high energy atmosphere, different customers every day with repeat business too, best company in the industry to work for (biggest and baddest) -- low supervision once you're on your feet and holding your own

    Cons

    Huge company leading to push up or out, extremely flat organization, industry in general (uncovered freight due to capacity even if it's priced high), you can do your job perfectly but the carrier can mess it up/ miss the pickup/drop times (industry)

    Advice to Management

    Add sales managers (started to after I was leaving) - accept your millennials advise and continue to improve the company/ move it forward instead of just "if it aint broke don fix it" attitude -- once again starting to do that now with acquisitions and expansion outside of brokerage


  7. CH Robinson

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson Worldwide

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    Nothing bad to say about this company


  8. Helpful (1)

    Overall Good Experience

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at C.H. Robinson Worldwide full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Teaches the fundamentals of Logistics. Can gain experience and understanding in multiple modes of transportation. A great starting point for young Supply Chain professionals. Relaxed office atmosphere.

    Cons

    Company does not compensate employees well enough, or fairly compared to peers. There aren't enough opportunities for growth. Majority of their young and ambitious employees leave after 2 years.

    Advice to Management

    Compensate fairly.


  9. Former employee review

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    Former Employee - Logistics Broker in Houston, TX
    Former Employee - Logistics Broker in Houston, TX

    I worked at C.H. Robinson Worldwide full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun work environment, management encourages employees to be involved

    Cons

    Low pay, very little room for advancement, high employee turnover


  10. Helpful (3)

    Long Time Employee

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    Current Employee - Supervisor in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great benefits High Energy Atmosphere Casual work environment Huge potential for high salary Largest company in the market Fast paced

    Cons

    Long Hours Organizationally flat High Stress Inflexible schedule Cutthroat attitude Very vulnerable to market swings Mostly young employee base Very little in terms of a personal development plan

    Advice to Management

    Create more of a career development structure. Not enough supervisory and management positions. Hard to advance within company despite good performance.


  11. Helpful (1)

    Key Account Manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at C.H. Robinson Worldwide full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large stable company, good benefits, 401K and stock plan. Offices everywhere so you have the ability to transfer. Fast paced work environment--the day will go by quickly. You will learn a great deal about the logistics industry if you work here for any amount of time. Ability to earn a good living if you stick it out for several years and are a productive employee.

    Cons

    Compensation plan can be frustrating and a bit confusing. Comp growth is tied heavily to branch revenue growth unless you are in a commission based office so if your office has a bad year you will have a bad year bottom line. The work is stressful at times and can become repetitive. It can become easy to get stuck in a role due to the flat structure of this company.

    Advice to Management

    While some turnover is a good thing it costs more in the long wrong to constantly replace and train new employees versus finding ways to retain and fairly compensate quality talent. Figure out a more uniform approach to compensation though out the company so that people are not paid wildly different amounts for essentially the same job.



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