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Echo Global Logistics Named One of Chicago’s 2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

August 1, 2018

CHICAGO, Aug. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, announced that the company has been named one of Chicago’s 2018 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®. This is the third year in a row Echo has earned this recognition.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For competition recognizes organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their employee practices. The judges assess companies based on categories such as communication, employee education, and recognition. Echo’s continued commitment to crafting the best employee experience emphasizes initiatives to cultivate collaboration, a high-energy culture, and career development.

“Echo invests significantly in the development of our employees, which enables them to concentrate on our clients and carriers,” said Dave Menzel, President and Chief Operating Officer at Echo. “By continuing to focus on our people in addition to our technology, we are able to consistently innovate.”

“Our people make the difference at Echo Global Logistics,” said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer. “Whether it’s team members developing our proprietary technology and mobile apps, or our employees meeting the needs of our clients and carriers, we carry the load together.”

The Best and Brightest programs are hosted by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), a group that connects, educates, and empowers businesses across the country.

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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Investor Relations: Zach Jecklin VP 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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