Echo Global Logistics Named Carrier of the Year by Monster Beverage
Makers of Popular Energy Monster Energy(R) Drinks Selected Echo for
Its Superior Reliability, Communication, Scorecard and Tender
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- 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(R) brand energy drinks, Monster Energy Extra Strength
Nitrous Technology(R) brand energy drinks, Java Monster(R) brand
non-carbonated coffee + energy drinks, X-Presso Monster(R) brand
non-carbonated espresso energy drinks, M3(R) Monster Energy(R) Super
Concentrate energy drinks, Monster Rehab(R) non-carbonated
rehydration energy drinks, Uebermonster(R) energy drinks, Worx
Energy(R) shots, and Peace Tea(R) iced teas, as well as Hansen's(R)
natural sodas, apple juice and juice blends, multi-vitamin juices,
Junior Juice(R) beverages, Blue Sky(R) beverages, Hubert's(R)
Lemonades, Vidration(R) vitamin enhanced waters, and PRE(R) 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.
Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
Hanni Itah, SSPR
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