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CH Robinson Worldwide Management Discusses Q2 2012 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

CH Robinson Worldwide (CHRW)

Q2 2012 Earnings Call

July 24, 2012 5:00 pm ET

Executives

Angela K. Freeman - Vice President of Investor Relations and Public Affairs

John P. Wiehoff - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President

Chad M. Lindbloom - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President

Analysts

William J. Greene - Morgan Stanley, Research Division

Justin B. Yagerman - Deutsche Bank AG, Research Division

Thomas S. Albrecht - BB&T Capital Markets, Research Division

Thomas R. Wadewitz - JP Morgan Chase & Co, Research Division

Nathan Brochmann - William Blair & Company L.L.C., Research Division

Ken Hoexter - BofA Merrill Lynch, Research Division

Bascome Majors - Susquehanna Financial Group, LLLP, Research Division

Benjamin J. Hartford - Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated, Research Division

Tavio Headley - Jefferies & Company, Inc., Research Division

Presentation

Operator

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the C.H. Robinson Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call. [Operator Instructions] As a reminder, this conference is being recorded today, Tuesday, July 24, 2012. I would now like to turn the conference over to Angie Freeman, C.H. Robinson's Vice President of Investor Relations. Please go ahead, Ms. Freeman.

Angela K. Freeman

Thank you, Douglas. On our call today will be John Wiehoff, CEO; and Chad Lindbloom, CFO. John and Chad will provide some prepared comments on the highlights of our second quarter performance, and we will follow that with a question-and-answer session. [Operator Instructions]

Please note that there are presentation slides that accompany our call to facilitate our discussion. The slides can be accessed in the Investor Relations section of our website, which is located at chrobinson.com. John and Chad will be referring to the slides in their prepared comments.

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