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Echo Global Logistics Company Voted as Top 10 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) Provider for Sixth Year in a Row

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwired) -- 07/13/16 -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, announced today the company ranked #2 in the 2016 Inbound Logistics Readers' Choice Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. Winners are recognized in the magazine's July 2016 issue and on its website.

Echo appears on the prestigious industry list for the sixth year in a row and also notably earned second place in 2015. The Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards are based on reader surveys that provide industry professionals the chance to vote for the 3PLs they feel warrant industry acknowledgement.

"We're thrilled to receive our sixth consecutive recognition from Inbound Logistics and its readers for our leading transportation management services," said Douglas R. Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. "Our unwavering commitment to client service -- combined with our multimodal offering, carrier relationships and proprietary transportation technology -- consistently earns Echo industry recognition. I'd like to thank everyone who voted for Echo. We're honored by your support."

Additionally, Echo Global Logistics recently was named one of Chicago's Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), chosen as 2015 Truckload Carrier of the Year by Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) and named a Top Green Provider by Food Logistics magazine.

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 30,000 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.

Source:  Echo Global Logistics

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