|By Marketwired .||
|December 10, 2013 01:48 PM EST||
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/13 -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, announced today its selection as a Top 10 3PL in the category of "Best for Small & Midsize Companies" by Global Trade magazine, a leading transportation industry journal.
"We're pleased to earn this recognition from Global Trade as a Top 10 3PL," said Doug Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics. "Our organization of logistics professionals is focused on creating solutions for the transportation needs of small and midsized shippers. A traditionally underserved segment of the market, our clients value our technology tools, such as RateIQ 2.0, our sourcing capabilities, dedicated client service and overall 3PL expertise."
Waggoner added, "RateIQ 2.0 is a web-based technology which generates real-time pricing and transit time information for shippers in less than a second. It is one of many technology tools we make available to our clients to 'uncomplicate' their transportation management needs."
Editors at Global Trade, together with staff from Armstrong and Associates, the nation's leading 3PL market research and consulting firm, selected the top 3PL firms across each of 12 categories based on the strategic needs of shippers. The Top 3PLs list is the cover story of the November/December issue of Global Trade.
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.