C.H. Robinson Delivers Texas Transformer

(Americas) Replacement from Decommissioned Turbine Farm

Freight forwarder C.H. Robinson has transported a decommissioned transformer unit across state in Texas to a mesa hilltop wind farm.

Weighing 59 tonnes and measuring more than 5 meters long, the transformer was transported in two parts along with accessories, weighing 30 tonnes. The cargo was moved 30 miles to the destination site across challenging terrain.

“An all-terrain forklift that was transported to both origin and destination sites and was used to load and unload the loose equipment,” a spokesperson for C.H. Robinson said.

Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson provides breakbulk services worldwide and is a member of member of the Project Cargo Network, which connects more than 240 specialist members in more than 100 countries.