National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2020: Echo Recognizes Truck Drivers This Week and Beyond

Truck Driver Appreciation

In honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 13–19, all of us here at Echo would like to express our gratitude to every truck driver across the nation. We commend you for the hard work you do every day as you take on one of the most demanding and important jobs in America. We’re thankful for your dedication to delivering freight and ensuring we all have the goods… Read more

What Shippers Can Expect from Peak Season 2020

Peak Season 2020

With summer winding down, shippers are getting ready to take on the rest of 2020, starting with peak season, the busiest time of the year for shippers as they start planning for the upcoming holiday season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact many industries and supply chains. In fact, Echo has been conducting shipper surveys to gain insight into the changing landscape, and … Read more

Key Questions to Ask When Considering Predictive Analytics

Predictive Analytics

The transportation industry is currently adopting advanced technologies and techniques at a rapid pace. There has been an explosion of firms touting innovative and data-driven insights and a lot of companies offering tools to support predictive analytics, such as artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning (ML) technology. On the one hand, this is very exciting as the… Read more

Echo’s Journey to the Top: Why We’ve Been Voted the #1 3PL in Inbound Logistics’ Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards for Four Years in a Row

IBL Win

For the fourth consecutive year, Echo Global Logistics has been voted the #1 third-party logistics provider in the Inbound Logistics Top 10 3PL Excellence Awards. We’re excited to once again earn this prestigious honor as it is a meaningful testament to the satisfaction of our clients and carrier partners, as well as the reputation of Echo in the industry.   

Our key to achieving and… Read more

Echo Global Logistics Partners with Purely Elizabeth to Deliver Over 28,000 Granola Bars to Aid in COVID-19 Relief

Purely Elizabeth

Despite the hardships stemming from the COVID-19 outbreak, it has been inspiring to witness communities come together to help one another. Echo’s client Purely Elizabeth, an all-natural and organic food company, is a great example of generosity during this time.

Due to the impact COVID-19 has… Read more

How COVID-19 Impacts Produce Season 2020

Produce Season 2020

Now that the days are getting longer and temperatures are getting warmer, shippers and carriers would normally be in the middle of produce season 2020, the time of year when large volumes of fruits and vegetables are shipped across the country and the world. However, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the projections for this year’s produce season have been completely upended.… Read more

Echo Global Logistics Launches Initiative to Recognize the Hard Work and Dedication of Truck Drivers During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Thank you truck drivers - subway campaign

As the effects of COVID-19 continue to impact all of us throughout the country, we at Echo sincerely appreciate the hard work and dedication of truck drivers during this challenging time. Their courage and commitment allow all of us to get the items we need, whether we are families purchasing food and household necessities, business owners working to keep operations running,… Read more

Echo Global Logistics Supports GoGo squeeZ COVID-19 Relief Efforts by Delivering More Than 15,500 Healthy Snacks to Hospitals in Chicagoland

GoGo squeeZ

As the nation continues to feel the impact of COVID-19, more and more companies are taking the initiative to support those who need it during this difficult time.

An example of this is one of our Echo clients, GoGo squeeZ, a leading brand in healthy and portable snacks. Since the onset of… Read more

Echo Global Logistics Partners with Blinking Owl Distillery to Deliver Their New Hand Sanitizer Product to Those Most Vulnerable to COVID-19

Blinking Owl Distillery

The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to have an immense impact on our communities and across the country. During these unprecedented times, companies have risen to the occasion to help those in need.  

This is the case with Echo’s client, Blinking Owl Distillery, the first craft distillery… Read more

Echo Global Logistics Supports EverBlock Systems by Transporting Modular Building System for 2,000 Bed Pop-up COVID-19 Hospital Facility at New Orleans Convention Center

EverBlock pop up hospital New Orleans Echo

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation continues to progress, businesses are stepping up to make a big impact for those being affected the most.

One such company is Echo’s client, EverBlock Systems, a leading manufacturer and provider of modular building systems. EverBlock is working with the governor of Louisiana and his response team to provide thousands of… Read more

COVID-19 and the New Normal in LTL Shipping

COVID-19 and the New Normal in LTL Shipping

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across the logistics industry in many ways. Within the domestic LTL landscape, there have been some immediate and significant changes to long-standing processes that require a thorough understanding. Some examples of the most important are listed below.

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Survey Results: You Are Not Alone - How the Coronavirus Is Impacting the Logistics Industry

coroanvirus survey

Since the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak began, experts have been trying to determine the extent of the virus’ impact on the logistics industry both now and in the future. In an effort to gain insight into the changing landscape, Echo has been conducting shipper surveys to assess the impact to our clients. Not surprisingly, things have been evolving… Read more