Echo Chairman & CEO Doug Waggoner Named to 2019 "Pros to Know" by Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Waggoner became CEO of
Waggoner diversified Echo's offerings by leading acquisitions of over 20 transportation management companies with specialized focuses such as intermodal, refrigerated truckload, and hazmat shipping. Today, Echo specializes in the development of data analytics, mobile applications, and artificial intelligence technologies that improve cost, efficiency, reliability, and service for shippers, and reports, payments, and lane selection for carriers.
Under Waggoner, Echo has built strong relationships with more than 50,000 carriers to help clients navigate tight shipping capacity caused by driver shortages and electronic logging device (ELD) mandates. Notably, Echo helps its clients identify and correct inefficiencies that influence their reputation among carriers. For example, Echo has used GPS data from ELDs to help companies streamline their shipping yards and thereby help carriers optimize driving hours.
"Mr. Waggoner's focus on exceptional service, innovative technology, and logistics expertise has turned Echo into a trusted name for clients who want to optimize their supply chain and find capacity," said
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation. Its Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives as well as manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges of today's business climate. Supply & Demand Chain Executive received more than 500 entries for the 2019 Pros to Know Awards.
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Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage.
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