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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.

  • Minnesota employs 105,670 people in transportation and warehousing industries.
  • Jobs in transportation and warehousing have increased 25 percent since 2010, according to EMSI.
  • The state has 133,250 people working in wholesale trade, a five percent increased since 2010. This industry ranks 13th nationwide in employment.
  • Minnesota based C.H. Robinson 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.
  • Another Minnesota company - Digi-Key Electronics - has grown from a small distributor of ham radio parts into one of the biggest distributors of electronic components in the world. The company has an annual revenue of $3 billion in and more than 4,000 employees. On average, Digi-Key ships nearly 15,000 orders per day.

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