CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Jan 16, 2013) - Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today it was selected as a 2012 Carrier of the Year by Monster Beverage Company, a leading marketer and distributor of energy drinks and various popular alternative beverages. The Echo Global Logistics solution was chosen by Monster for the excellent communication, reliability, billing, accuracy and tender acceptance delivered through the entire supply chain.
"We are very pleased to earn this recognition from Monster," said Doug Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics. "We have worked closely with Monster since November 2010 and look forward to further helping them save money, build market share, and deliver their products without delay. By handling some of the mission-critical tasks involved with complex transportation management, we allow clients such as Monster to focus on their core capabilities such as promotion and brand building."
"The team at Echo has proven to be a real asset for Monster as we grow our business," says Ron Kane, Vice President of North American Operations for Monster. "Echo helps us choose the right carriers at the best price and always delivers clear visibility to our shipments. Their logistics expertise helps us provide the high level of customer service that is a trademark of the Monster brand."
About Monster Beverage Company
Based in Corona, California, Monster Beverage Corporation is a marketer and distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. The Company markets and distributes Monster Energy® brand energy drinks, Monster Energy Extra Strength Nitrous Technology® brand energy drinks, Java Monster® brand non-carbonated coffee + energy drinks, X-Presso Monster® brand non-carbonated espresso energy drinks, M3® Monster Energy® Super Concentrate energy drinks, Monster Rehab® non-carbonated rehydration energy drinks, Übermonster® energy drinks, Worx Energy® shots, and Peace Tea® iced teas, as well as Hansen's® natural sodas, apple juice and juice blends, multi-vitamin juices, Junior Juice® beverages, Blue Sky® beverages, Hubert's® Lemonades, Vidration® vitamin enhanced waters, and PRE® Probiotic drinks. For more information, visit www.monsterbevcorp.com.
About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, based in Chicago, is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, delivered on a proprietary technology platform, serving the transportation and logistics needs of its clients. Echo maintains a web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from its network of over 24,000 transportation providers to serve its clients' shipping and freight management needs. Echo procures transportation and provides logistics services for clients across a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, consumer products and retail. For more information on Echo, visit: www.echo.com.