CHICAGO, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, has been named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources. This follows Echo's recognition as one of Chicago's 2019 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®, the fourth consecutive year Echo earned that honor.
"We're particularly proud of this recognition because it honors companies that are committed to developing their employees and building a positive culture," said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. "Our commitment to our knowledgeable and hardworking team members, who simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers by leveraging our proprietary technology, is the key to our leadership in the marketplace. This honor validates that commitment."
The national Best and Brightest Program honored 540 organizations as national winners from among 5,000 nominations received from across the country. From that select group, the 101 highest scoring companies were recognized for the top honor, including Echo. The 2019 national winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm that evaluated key metrics for nominated companies in comparison to other nationally recognized winners.
Echo, a Fortune 1000 company, is widely recognized in the industry for its technology leadership. The company has received multiple accolades for its performance in the third-party logistics space and its industry-leading technology. Echo's team of world-class sales, operations, technology, data science, and logistics professionals are instrumental in driving the company's accomplishments.
"This award helps us stand out, not only among other 3PLs, but among all companies in the nation," said Paula Frey, Chief Human Resources Officer at Echo. "It is a true testament to Echo's employees and all the hard work they exhibit to simplify transportation management for our clients and carriers. We are extremely proud of our team members."
To learn more about joining the team at Echo Global Logistics, please visit www.echo.com/careers.
About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO) is a leading Fortune 1000 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 50,000 transportation providers to serve 35,000 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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