Jose Molina has a call in his headset, another on hold, and one coming in for his assistant, Enrique, who has stepped away from his desk. A trucker in the suburbs is calling to bid on a load from Libertyville to Nashville. A driver who had to pay for helpers to unload his trailer wants … Read more
A fourth of all freight shipments in the country passes through Chicago at some point—that's why the city has a booming logistics industry, a business that you’ve probably never heard of but can’t live without. C.H. Robinson, a major local player profiled in Chicago's May issue, coordinates the shipping of a billion dollars' worth of goods every … Read more
The Fluffy Ball? Check. The Robolite Pop Up Book Light? Been there, done that. This time around, JD Ma, a Darien entrepreneur who connects American sellers with Chinese manufacturers, is on to something that just might revolutionize … your closet?
By raising his pigs the natural way, an Indiana farmer has defied the industrial style of animal production and found a high-end market for his gorgeous pork with some of Chicago’s top chefs.