(UPDATED COVERAGE, 11:50 a.m.) UPDATED: C.H. Robinson reports revenue increase in Q3C. H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. reported results for its third quarter without specifically mentioning its new Robinson Fresh brand.

Total revenue was up 4.5% compared with the third quarter of 2013, coming in at $3.5 billion this year, according to a news release Oct. 29. The quarter ended Sept. 30.

Mike Wilken, public relations manager, said Oct. 29 that the company’s new business brand for produce — Robinson Fresh — is included in the financial report’s “sourcing” details.

For sourcing, total revenue dropped 8.9% for the third quarter of 2014 compared to 2013, coming in at $393.9 million, according to an online presentation by CHR officials on Oct. 29. Net revenue from sourcing dropped 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year, coming in this year at $29.8 million.

Year-to-date total revenue in the sourcing results showed a 7.5% drop, compared to the first nine UPDATED: C.H. Robinson reports revenue increase in Q3months of 2013, to $1.19 billion. Net revenue in sourcing year-to-date dropped 9.5%, coming in at $91.5 million compared to $101 million for the first nine months of 2013. The year-to-date revenue margin for sourcing dropped 2.2% compared to 2013.

“Declines in the business of one large customer offset the overall net revenue margin increase for the total service line,” according to an online presentation by company officials.

The transportation portion of the company’s business reported strong revenue increases for the third quarter this year.

“Our truckload net revenues increased 15.8% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013. Our North American truckload volumes increased approximately 1%. Our truckload net revenue margin increased in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013, due primarily to increased rate per mile,” according to the release.

Other highlights of the Eden Prairie, Minn.-based company’s balance sheet included:

  • Intermodal net revenues increased 3.8% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013. The increase in net revenues was primarily driven by increased operational efficiency and customer pricing.
  • Ocean transportation net revenues increased 15.5% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013. The increase in net revenues was primarily due to increased volumes and net revenue margin.
  • Air transportation net revenues increased 13.1% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013. The increase was primarily due to increased volumes and net revenue margin.
  • Customs net revenues increased 24.4% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013. The increase was due to increased rates and transaction volumes.
  • Other logistics services revenues increased 18.5% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013. The increase was primarily due to increases in transportation management services.
  • Sourcing net revenues decreased 2.5% in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013. The company continued to experience volume and net revenue declines from a large customer.