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C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With over $20 billion in freight under management and 18 million shipments annually, we are the world’s largest logistics platform. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for our more than 124,000 customers and 76,000 contract carriers. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses. As a responsible global citizen, we are also proud to contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to our company, our Foundation and our employees. For more information, visit us at www.chrobinson.com (Nasdaq: CHRW).
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible. We are focused on building an even more helpful Google for everyone. We aspire to give billions of people the tools they need to increase their knowledge, health, happiness, and success. Google is committed to making diversity, equity, and inclusion part of everything we do—from how we build our products to how we build, grow and retain our workforce. It’s part of how we show up in our communities as well. With over 35,000 employees participating in 16 Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) across 52 countries, Google’s employee-led resource groups are instrumental in fostering inclusion and advocating on behalf of communities.
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Echo Global Logistics is a leading Fortune 1000 provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services that is headquartered in Chicago with more than 30 offices around the country.
Our goal at Echo is to simplify transportation management. We help businesses that need to ship their products quickly, securely, and cost-effectively by matching each shipment with the ideal carrier in the optimal transportation mode. We have built solid partnerships with over 50,000 carriers, creating a robust network that allows us to move more than 16,000 shipments every single day for our 35,000 clients.
Our team simplifies the logistics process so our clients can focus on what they do best. This takes collaboration across the organization—from our sales teams who manage our clients and carrier partners to our technology teams who design the applications we use to quote, book, and track shipments. Each position at Echo contributes to providing exceptional service to our clients and carriers.
Expeditors is a Fortune 500 service-based logistics company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington. At Expeditors, we generate highly optimized and customized supply chain solutions for our clients with unified technology systems integrated through a global network of 357 locations in 109+ countries on six continents. As a service-based company, we don’t own the aircraft, ships, or trucks we use every day. Therefore, we can be highly flexible in our approach to supply chain management and effective at finding the best route and pricing options for our customers. We are proud of our uncompromising commitment to customer service and we believe our ability to execute on customers’ customized needs differentiates us in the marketplace.
Intel put the Silicon in Silicon Valley, and today our technology remains at the core of the most exciting, life-changing innovations on the planet. We are an industry leader and trusted brand partner of choice. Intel has created the powerful technologies that have transformed, and continue to transform, the world’s digital infrastructure, where data has emerged as a transformational force through an explosion of devices that permeate all our interactions. Retail stores, hospitals, manufacturing plants, and even automobiles are becoming factories of data. That data must be moved, stored, and processed faster and more securely than before. In this era of distributed intelligence, where computing is pervasive, we are now transforming to capitalize on market shifts to position ourselves and our customers for growth. We have extended our reach by leveraging our scale, experience, and diverse product portfolio to capitalize on cloud, AI, 5G network transformation and the intelligent, autonomous edge — the fastest growing opportunities for Intel and our customers. Learn more about how Intel is expanding the boundaries of technology to make the most amazing experiences possible at www.intel.com.
Morton Salt is an American way of life. Since 1848, Morton Salt has been improving lives and enhancing every day moments – at home, at work and virtually everywhere in between. Still today, the company is widely recognized for its Morton Salt Girl brand icon and famous When It Rains It Pours® slogan. And Morton Salt consumer products remain staples in the hearts and homes of millions of Americans. The company is also hard at work for businesses, serving a wide range of industries including food and pharma. That’s because Morton Salt is a company with vision, drive and a big heart. Based in Chicago, Morton Salt and its subsidiaries employ more than 3,000 team members in the U.S., Canada and the Bahamas.