With so many high-value products shipped around the country every day, it's no surprise criminals target freight. Food, electronics, household goods, and valuable metals (such as copper) top the list of frequently stolen commodities—mostly because they are the easiest to resell.
Despite the logistics industry's efforts to improve security, thieves… Read more
Katy Symanietz, a national sales representative in Echo Global Logistics’ client sales department, first began organizing loads for food banks when she joined the Echo team two years ago.
At the time, Katy was managing solutions for a variety of clients, keeping shipments moving for multiple businesses under her purview.… Read more
At Echo Global Logistics, our carrier partners strive to provide exceptional service, continually upholding the highest standards and practices. In recognition of these efforts, we at Echo take the opportunity to give special recognition to a few of these top partners who show exceptional professionalism, expertise, and transportation capabilities. … Read more
Echo Celebrates National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2023 with Support for St. Christopher Trucker Relief Fund
National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW) runs from September 10-16, and we at Echo Global Logistics are proud to support the nearly 4 million men and women who keep our national economy and industry moving with their hard work. Throughout NTDAW, carriers, shippers, and logistics firms such as Echo celebrate and thank everything these drivers do to deliver freight on… Read more
I’m happy to announce that Echo Global Logistics is once again sponsoring the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) EDGE 2023 conference in Kissimmee, Florida, from October 1-4. As in previous years, I’ll be joined by a handful of Echo leaders and experts to discuss how our best-in-class technology, in conjunction with our logistics experts, helps companies of all sizes… Read more
Each year, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) conducts Brake Safety Week, a seven-day initiative when commercial motor vehicle inspectors conduct inspections of brake components, removing vehicles found to have brake-related and out-of-service violations until corrected. CVSA has scheduled this year’s Brake Safety Week for August 20-26, emphasizing brake lining/pad… Read more
At Echo Global Logistics, our carrier partners continually adhere to the highest of quality solutions and performance standards. Though the transportation and logistics market can be tough, our carriers time and again provide exemplary service, meet tight delivery dates on time, and keep the industry running with their hard work and dedication. Each quarter, we take the… Read more
Springtime means one thing for supply chains: it’s produce season! One of the most important times of year in our industry, produce season is when perishable fruits and vegetables are harvested and shipped to major distributors across the country from southern and western growers in areas such as California, Arizona, Texas, and Mexico.
Lasting from spring through the end of summer,… Read more
Echo Global Logistics’ carriers demonstrate the highest standards when it comes to quality solutions and performance. Despite the challenges they face in the transportation and logistics market, our carrier partners continue to provide exemplary service, meeting tight delivery dates on time and working through everyday challenges to keep the market moving. We appreciate and thank all of our… Read more
Each year, our LTL carrier partners continue to inspire and impress us. We at Echo know our industry would not function without the hard work of our dedicated LTL carriers who keep the national economy moving with their dedication to safety, professionalism, and timely delivery. Though we aim to celebrate our carriers every day, we’ve taken this… Read more
Here at Echo, we’re inspired daily by our many truckload carrier partnerships. The strength of these relationships is what keeps us rolling – literally – by helping us continuously deliver outstanding performance and services to our roster of global, shipping-partner clientele. We celebrate (and not only during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week) the nearly 3.6 million men and… Read more
Echo Supports St. Christopher Trucker Relief Fund in Honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2022
September 11-17 is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (NTDAW), and we at Echo Global Logistics would like to extend our gratitude to professional truck drivers from across the nation for their hard work and commitment to delivering the goods and resources people need. During this week, Americans in all 50 states will be celebrating the 3.6 million men and women who keep our economy moving… Read more