Echo Global Logistics Named "Green Supply Chain Partner" by Inbound Logistics

CHICAGO, Nov. 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECHO) ("Echo"), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, has been named a Green Supply Chain Partner by Inbound Logistics magazine. The honor places Echo in the G75, which consists of the 75 leading companies readers can turn to when seeking green transportation management partners. In its issue focused on green supply chains, Inbound Logistics shared how Echo advises and assists clients when it comes to sustainability in logistics.

Since 2010, Echo has partnered with the EPA's SmartWay® Transport program to measure, benchmark, and improve its environmental footprint. SmartWay produces an annual, comprehensive report on carriers, including Echo, that measures grams per mile of carbon dioxide, nitrogen, and particulate matter. The report metrics give shippers an idea of how environmentally efficient a company is in moving freight.

To reduce its environmental impact, Echo advises clients and carrier partners on supply chain practices that minimize carbon emissions and eliminate costs. By using technology and industry expertise to improve operational efficiencies, Echo helps clients lower carbon emissions. With its extensive carrier network and multimodal transportation options, Echo also provides clients with access to greener transportation solutions.

"At Echo we consider it our proud responsibility to provide shippers with a variety of sustainable transportation options and supply chain advice," said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. "By putting efficiency at the center of our operation, we have reduced costs for our clients and eliminated unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions. We're honored to join the G75 and look forward to expanding our leadership in sustainability." 

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:

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