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Echo Named #4 Freight Brokerage in Transport Topics 2017 Top 50 Award

Annual list by Transport Topics ranks Echo as #4 brokerage and #39 logistics company in North America

/EINPresswire.com/ -- CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Jun 28, 2017) - Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO) ("Echo"), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, has for the second year in a row ranked #4 in Transport Topics 2017 list of Top Freight Brokerages. Transport Topics, a trucking and freight transportation newspaper, also ranked Echo #39 this year among all North American logistics companies. Businesses on the two lists are ranked based on net revenue for the most recent 12-month period ending December 31, 2016. Echo raised net revenue by 13.5% year over year.

As the top-ranked Chicago-based brokerage, Echo has now placed among the top 10 freight brokerages across the US for seven consecutive years. The company took fourth place among freight brokerages in the 2016 ranking as well.

Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo, said, "The Transport Topics rankings show that even in a weaker market, Echo continues to grow and perform well, which reflects the superior service we provide our clients and carrier partners, the significant investments we've made in technology, and the relentless dedication of our team members."

About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO) is a leading 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 40,000 transportation providers to serve 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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