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.
Echo began in 2005 with one objective—to simplify transportation management. From coast to coast, dock to dock, and across all major transportation modes, Echo Global Logistics connects businesses that need to ship their products with carriers who transport goods quickly, securely and cost-effectively.
We simplify transportation management, handling crucial tasks so clients can focus on what they do best. Clients, carrier partners, and Echo team members enjoy an exceptional experience grounded in the Echo Way.
We are guided by a core set of beliefs that are more than just words. They are our compass and our navigation system for how we serve our clients, partners, and each other. We strive to uphold the Echo Way every day, and here’s how we do it.
BETTER IS THE ONLY OPTION.
We know that success isn’t permanent and that complacency is the fastest way to become irrelevant. Because of this, we are always looking for a better way, a better solution, or a better approach. We always ask the question, “How can we make something better?” because we feel drawn to try solutions that haven’t been tried before. We look for reasons new ideas will work rather than reasons why they won’t. Sometimes we may fail, but that only inspires us to find new solutions.
Bring Your Own—Passion. Energy. Enthusiasm. Drive. We insist on making the most of each day because we have the ultimate renewable energy source: passion. Combine the tools and environment with what each team member brings to the table and you go from aspiration to achievement.
DO WHAT’S RIGHT.
Integrity means expecting more from ourselves, even when no one is looking. It’s not just a corporate responsibility … it’s a personal one. We value being honest and transparent even when the unexpected happens.
CARRY THE LOAD TOGETHER.
An individual is never as strong as the entire team. We know that teamwork is the fuel that allows us to achieve results that we never could have achieved alone. So we depend on each other, always have each other’s back, and celebrate each other’s wins.
WORK HARD AND HUSTLE.
The journey from average to awesome begins with work ethic. It’s what keeps us pushing through when others simply give up. While our tenacity defines us, hustle is how we stop talking about ideas and actually make something happen. We do whatever we have to do until we reach our goals because we know that’s the only way to be extraordinary.
Our goal at Echo is to simplify transportation management. We help businesses that need to ship their products quickly, securely, and cost-effectively by matching each shipment with the ideal carrier in the optimal transportation mode. We have built solid partnerships with over 50,000 carriers, creating a robust network that allows us to move more than 16,000 shipments every single day for our 35,000 clients.
Essentially, our team simplifies the logistics process so our clients can focus on what they do best. This takes collaboration across the organization—from our sales teams who manage our clients and carrier partners to our technology teams who design the applications we use to quote, book, and track shipments. Explore our departments to learn how each position at Echo contributes to providing exceptional service to our clients and carriers.
At Echo, we value diversity and strive to have an inclusive culture, free from bias and prejudice. One of our core values is “Do What’s Right.” For us that means listening, educating ourselves, paying attention to these important issues, and supporting our employees.
We remain committed to continuously growing by expanding our understanding of the diverse perspectives of our colleagues, clients, carrier partners, and the communities we serve. By doing so, we continue to work toward a future marked by empathy, equality, and inclusion.