C.H. Robinson taps Harms to develop global forwarding business

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C.H. Robinson Worldwide, a third-party logistics provider of transportation and supply chain services, recently named Brian Harms director of global forwarding business development. Harms will be based in Eden Prairie, Minn., C.H. Robinson’s global headquarters.

“We are excited to have Brian in this role,” says Jim Butts, senior vice president for C.H. Robinson. “Brian’s leadership, supply chain knowledge and global forwarding expertise add a strategic resource within C.H. Robinson to strengthen international forwarding opportunities within our North American customer base.”

Harms has more than 11 years of experience in the international forwarding and sales sector. He first joined C.H. Robinson as an outside sales representative in 1997; for the past three years, Harms has led the corporate sales team.

As the new director, Harms will work closely with C.H. Robinson’s corporate sales and global forwarding teams to continue to develop, support and lead the sales efforts for international forwarding opportunities within the company’s North American market.