Logistics and Distribution
Supply chain is critical to smooth business operations. From transportation and warehousing to logistics and distribution, Minnesota has companies that can help – as well as companies that prove what a good place Minnesota is to locate these types of businesses.
C.H. Robinson, based in Eagan, Minn., started as a small wholesale brokerage house in the early 1900s and is now a Fortune 500 worldwide provider of multimodal transportation services, third-party logistics and supply chain optimization.
Digi-Key Electronics, based in Thief River Falls, Minn., has grown from a small distributor of ham radio parts into one of the biggest distributors of electronic components in the world, with over $2 billion in annual revenue and a 2.2 million-square-foot expansion in the works.
In addition to having top-notch infrastructure, Minnesota has seen significant growth in its transportation and warehousing sector. This sector has almost 3,700 establishments and employs 71,243 people – up 20 percent between 2010 and 2017, according to EMSI.
When it comes to wholesalers, Minnesota has almost 13,000 establishments and ranks 12th nationally in jobs, with 134,386 jobs – up 6 percent between 2010 and 2017, according to EMSI.
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