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Echo Named to the 2018 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain

Echo Global Logistics’ Regional Vice President, Sam Freni, recognized among the industry’s finest in global food supply chain.

CHICAGO, May 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECHO) ("Echo"), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, announced today that Food Logistics has named Sam Freni to the 2018 “Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain.” Freni is Regional Vice President at Echo Global Logistics, where he oversees sales and operations for the company’s temperature-controlled freight division.

Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain recognizes influential individuals in the industry whose achievements, hard work, and vision have influenced efficiency, productivity, safety, and innovation in the global food supply chain. From early pioneers and entrepreneurs to non-conformist thinkers and executive standouts, this award aims to honor these leaders and their contributions to the industry.

Echo continues to set the standard in temperature-controlled shipping and 2018 marks the second consecutive year of Freni’s inclusion on the Champions: Rockstars of the Supply Chain list.

“It’s always an honor to be recognized, but to make the cut for the second straight year feels particularly special,” said Freni. “The industry has evolved throughout the course of my career, but I’ve found that it’s the ability to develop strong, stable relationships that ultimately remains the foundation for success.”

“Sam’s leadership, vision, and dedication to our customers is unwavering,” said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. “We’re thrilled to have him on our team at Echo and congratulate him on this latest, exciting achievement.”

Recipients of this year’s 2018 Food Logistics’ Champions: Rock Stars of the Supply Chain award can be found online at www.foodlogistics.com and were profiled in the publication’s April issue.

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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Echo Global Logistics
312-784-2046

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Echo Global Logistics
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