Annual list honors the top software and technology providers serving the food and beverage supply chain
CHICAGO, Dec. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (ECHO) has been named to the 2018 FL100+, Food Logistics' annual list honoring the software and technology providers that ensure a safe, efficient, and reliable global food and beverage supply chain. Echo, a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, was noted for its diverse client list, broad carrier network, and online technologies.
In 2018, Echo managed food and beverage loads for hundreds of clients spanning all sizes, verticals, and delivery needs. Echo works with a network of over 50,000 carrier partners, including national and regional trucking companies, private fleets, and dedicated reefer and temperature-controlled trucks, to ensure that food and beverage items arrive safely and unspoiled.
Food Logistics is the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of products through the food supply chain. Each year, the editors of Food Logistics recognize 100+ technology providers that serve grocery, beverage, and foodservice shippers. The annual list helps readers of Food Logistics find the best software and technology providers in the space.
Echo’s technologies simplify the complex demands of logistics, ensuring that food and beverage items ship with the special care and attention they require. As a leading 3PL, Echo is known for its ability to move freight during periods of tight capacity such as peak produce and holiday seasons. Echo’s multimodal shipping services include truckload, partial truckload, less than truckload (LTL), intermodal, and expedited.
“Our team has a deep understanding of the food and beverage industry’s unique scheduling, pickup, and delivery needs,” said Dave Menzel, President and Chief Operating Officer at Echo. “That combined with pioneering technology has made Echo a go-to partner for some of the world’s most demanding shippers. We feel honored to be included in the list.”
About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (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 50,000 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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