Echo Global Logistics Named One of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®
Echo Earns Honor from National Association for Business Resources for Eighth Year

CHICAGO, July 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, announced today that the company has been named one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. This is the eighth year Echo has earned this honor from the National Association for Business Resources (NABR). Every year, companies throughout the greater Chicago region compete to be named one of the top workplaces in the city, and only a few receive this honor.

"We're proud to be recognized as one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For once again," said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. "We invest in our people by providing them with ongoing training and career development and by giving them the tools and technology they need to succeed. These are just some of the many ways we distinguish our company as an employer of choice."

As a Fortune 1000 company, Echo has a positive and productive corporate culture and offers employees robust benefits, development opportunities, mentorship programs, volunteer time off, team-building events, recreational clubs, and more. In addition, Echo has a strong commitment to advancing Diversity & Inclusion and aims to create an environment that values, supports, and amplifies the diverse voices of its employees. One way Echo accomplishes this is by encouraging team members to join its employee resource groups that focus on diversity of gender, culture, race, sexual orientation, and life experience.

"Echo creates an environment where the best and brightest thrive by learning new skills and working with world-class technology," said Paula Frey, Chief Human Resources Officer at Echo. "Our leadership team understands that people are our most valuable asset, and that's why employees from across Chicagoland join Echo and stay with us long term to build great careers."

"The Best and Brightest is a powerful community of elite leaders who share ideas and practices, and have proven they are employers of choice," said Jennifer Kluge, President and CEO at Best and Brightest Programs. "Best and Brightest winning companies have also been a voice for important actions in creating a sustainable culture that works, ensuring the wellbeing of their employees come first."

With over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions, NABR has identified numerous best HR practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards. For more information, visit www.thebestandbrightest.com.

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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CONTACT INFORMATION

Investor Relations:
Zach Jecklin
SVP of Strategy
Echo Global Logistics
312-784-2046

Media Relations:
Christopher Clemmensen
SVP of Marketing
Echo Global Logistics
312-784-2132

 

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