Echo Global Logistics Ranked #4 on "Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms" List
Transport Topics Magazine Publishes Annual List Ranking Firms by Net
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/26/13 -- Echo Global Logistics,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled
transportation and supply chain management services, announced today
its selection by Transport Topics as the number four firm on the
publication's "Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms" list. The annual
listing ranked freight brokerage firms by their net revenue. In 2012,
Echo Global Logistics reported net revenue of $143.1 million and
total revenue of $757.7 million for the year ended December 31, 2012.
"Every accolade we receive further cements our status as a leading
transportation services firm," said Doug Waggoner, Chief Executive
Officer of Echo Global Logistics. "Our freight brokerage business
continues to grow year over year, and we are very pleased to achieve
such a high ranking on Transport Topics' annual list. We are well
positioned to continue this growth trend and look forward to boosting
our revenue and our footprint in 2013."
The "Top 25 Freight Brokerage Firms" list is a part of Transport
Topics annual "Transport Topics Logistics 50," an annual survey of
the largest logistics companies, covering freight management and
forwarding, brokerage services and warehousing and distribution. To
view the entire Transport Topics Logistics 50 rankings, visit
Echo Global Logistics was recently named the 2012 Carrier of the Year
by Monster Beverage Company, a leading marketer and distributor of
energy drinks and various popular alternative beverages.
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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