SOURCE: Echo Global Logistics

Echo Global Logistics

June 07, 2016 16:15 ET

Echo Global Logistics Named One of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

Company Committed to Empowering Workforce in Chicago Headquarters and 30+ Regional Offices

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 7, 2016) - Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, announced today the company was named one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in the "Large Business" category by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). The award recognizes businesses that provide their employees with exceptional work environments and employ best practices in areas such as communication, employee education and contribution to the community.

"We are committed to growing and nurturing our workforce and are extremely proud of the talent we've developed since our founding in 2005," said Douglas R. Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. "Earning this recognition as a best company to work for reflects not just our efforts in building an engaging culture but also our hardworking team members who are eager to share their thoughts and serve our clients at every step."

"Companies that recognize their employees are the key to their success achieve staying power. Our 2016 winners create their human resource standards to ensure employee satisfaction, and they set standards for every business to aspire toward," said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO of the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). "We are proud to honor this year's winners."

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® is a program of the NABR that provides the business community with the opportunity to showcase their best practices and demonstrate why they are an ideal employer and workplace. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole.

About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO) is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services. Headquartered in Chicago with more than 30 offices around the country, Echo offers freight brokerage and Managed Transportation solutions for all major modes, including truckload, partial truckload, LTL, intermodal, and expedited. Echo maintains a proprietary, web-based technology platform that compiles and analyzes data from its network of over 30,000 transportation providers to serve clients across a wide range of industries and simplify the critical tasks involved in transportation management.

For more information on Echo Global Logistics, visit: www.echo.com.

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Contact Information

  • Investor Relations:
    Zach Jecklin
    Director of Finance
    Echo Global Logistics
    312-784-2046

    Media Relations:
    Chris Clemmensen
    SVP of Marketing
    Echo Global Logistics
    312-784-2132