Echo Global Logistics Recognized by Forbes as One of "Best Small Companies in
Forbes Ranks Echo #36 for Growth in Revenue & Earnings and on Return
CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 10/22/13 -- Echo Global Logistics,
Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled
transportation and supply chain management services, announced today
its selection by Forbes as one of the "Best Small Companies in
America," one of 100 companies to receive the distinction.
"We are proud to have earned recognition by Forbes as one of the best
performing public companies in the U.S. with sales under $1 billion,"
said Douglas R. Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global
Logistics. "The award is acknowledgement that our growth in all
segments of our business continues to accelerate, which we attribute
to our top talent and smart acquisition strategies. Our commitment to
simplifying the transportation and logistics management process
drives measurable results for our clients and other key stakeholder
groups. We look forward to a strong finish in 2013 and continued
sales and revenue growth through 2014 and beyond."
Forbes' rankings are based on earnings growth, sales growth and
return on equity over the past 12 months, and over five years. It
also factored in stock performance versus each company's peer group
as of October 1st. The complete list can be found at
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.
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