November 13, 2012 11:00 ET

CH Robinson to Sponsor CSCMP San Francisco Silicon Valley Event

Carl Guardino to Lead: "What's Next for Supply Chain Management?" Thurs. Nov 15th at TechMart

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - Nov 13, 2012) - C.H. Robinson will sponsor CSCMP's wildly popular Silicon Valley dinner event this Thursday. Senior supply chain executives from Google, Clearwire, Bio-Rad Laboratories, Flextronics and Institute for the Future will be moderated by Silicon Valley Leadership Group president and CEO, Carl Guardino. Guardino will record the event for his CEO Radio show while providing the dynamic crowd interaction that supply chain management professionals have come to expect and enjoy.

C.H. Robinson has made it their mission to improve the world's supply chains, transportation practices and contribute to innovation by increasing sustainability. "We are so pleased to partner this year with CH Robinson as the sponsor of our flagship Silicon Valley event. CH Robinson's San Francisco office is in excellent alignment with our non-profit organization's focus on learning, networking and continuously improving the extended supply chains in which we all work," said Lisa Dolan, president of CSCMP San Francisco Roundtable.

The first 200 guests to register can enjoy a first beverage on C.H. Robinson with hors d'oeuvres free from reception sponsor, Grocery Outlet! To register, go to

About C.H. Robinson
Founded in 1905, C.H. Robinson Worldwide is a global provider of multimodal logistics services, fresh produce sourcing, and information services to 37,000 customers through a network of more than 230 offices and over 8,300 employees around the world. The company works with 53,000 transportation providers worldwide. C.H. Robinson is a Fortune 500 company and had annual revenues of $10.3 billion in 2011. For more information about C.H. Robinson, visit

About Grocery Outlet
Grocery Outlet is the largest "extreme-value" grocer with over 180 locations in the U.S. A third-generation family-led company founded in 1946, Grocery Outlet's mission has always been to provide customers a fun place to find extreme values on name brands they trust. Most stores are independently owned and operated by locally-based families.

Serving 9,000+ members worldwide, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals ( is a non-profit membership association that helps supply chain professionals connect, collaborate and become more effective. One of the largest and most dynamic of its 114 Roundtables around the globe, the San Francisco CSCMP provides regular educational events, networking opportunities and a scholarship program. For more visit

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