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August 24, 2010 09:12 ET

Research on CH Robinson Worldwide and Werner Enterprises -- The Irony of Recovery

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the transportation & logistics industry and has completed analytical research on CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRW) and Werner Enterprises Inc. (NASDAQ: WERN). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

During the recession significantly reduced shipping of goods caused the transportation and logistics industry to downsize. Trucking was hit especially hard, as about 2000 companies went out of business and others contracted the size of their fleets. However, with the rebound in the world economy there are now, ironically, concerns of shortages. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the transportation & logistics industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the transportation & logistics industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. and Werner Enterprises Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

Recently quarterly earnings have been somewhat mixed but most show growth and increased revenues compared to last year. The higher revenues are attributed mostly to a lower supply of trucking capacity, moderate rising demand and inventory restocking in businesses. On the other hand, the industry is suffering from higher transportation and fuel costs.

For this quarter, CH Robinson Worldwide Inc., the largest logistics provider domestically, delivered earnings of $97.2 million on a revenue increase of 27% to $2.45 billion. Trucking company Werner Enterprises Inc. also saw a rise in revenue of 15% to $463.5 million, thus providing a 65% surge in profit. Investors can register for free to access the research reports on CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. and Werner Enterprises Inc. at or

The freight market is improving of late but many carriers' fleets are ageing as the cost of new trucks increases and equipment financing remains hard to come by. As companies look to update their fleets they will be thinking about lowering gas emissions, as pressure is increasing around this issue. A recent proposal is to use high strength, low weight aluminum in trucks and trailers. This promises to reduce weight, save fuel and reduce emissions. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

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