Freight Brokerage Overview

A Technology-Driven Freight Solution that is Right for You

With Echo’s extensive transportation network, leading technology, and 24/7 support from the top logistics experts in the industry, moving freight has never been easier.

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We measure success by the results we generate for our clients. Our extensive multimodal transportation network means access to unique capacity thanks to our high-volume buying power. Transform your operations through automation with our industry-leading technology. Our proprietary web-based platform, EchoShip, automates the entire process from quoting to invoicing for truckload and less-than-truckload shipments, and we also offer full integration capabilities (API/EDI) to seamlessly connect with your existing systems.

Our dedicated logistics experts monitor your shipment door to door, and we offer real-time visibility, reporting, and analytics to inform decisions that uncover continuous improvement opportunities.

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Echo’s Extensive Carrier Network Brings You Access to Capacity

Our network of over 50,000 carriers includes OTR fleets of all sizes, including owner operators as well as dedicated capacity and private fleets. With rigorous qualification and compliance processes across our carrier network and expert sourcing teams across North America, we ensure you receive access to unmatched capacity and top of the line service. In addition, our carriers leverage EchoDrive®, our web portal and mobile app which gives carriers real-time access to search, bid, book, manage, track, and get paid on freight hauled for Echo, further optimizing our carrier network for our shippers.


Echo’s Best-in-Class Technology Gives You Real-Time Visibility 

Our leading technology leverages the latest in AI, machine learning, and advanced load-matching algorithms to create the most flexible and robust transportation management system (TMS) available today. With real-time visibility into the shipping lifecycle, Echo’s technology enables your team to make faster data-enabled transportation decisions. Additionally, you can manage your LTL and truckload shipping from anywhere with our EchoShip self-service web portal and quickly quote, book, ship, track and pay, all in one place.

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Echo’s Dedicated Experts Are by Your Side 24/7 

With our experts by your side, you’ll receive the reliable service and communication you need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We have the best people in the business, and every Echo logistics professional makes outstanding service and communication the top priority for each shipment, ensuring that your goods arrive where and when you need them, whatever the mode.


Our experienced truckload experts leverage our size, scale, and network of over 50,000 carriers to bring you access to unmatched capacity at competitive rates. Regardless of season or spikes, we have the capacity to get your freight where it needs to go. Save time and focus on strategic activities as our full truckload experts handle every step of the sourcing, tendering, and billing process. Quote, book, ship, track, and manage invoices, all in one place with our EchoShip web portal for shippers, providing you instant access to our full network of truckload capacity 24/7, 365 days a year.

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Less Than Truckload (LTL)

As one of the largest 3PLs in North America, we leverage strong relationships with over 120 top volume LTL carriers nationwide and over 700 million dollars in buying power to offer optimal pricing programs with the top carriers in the world. Additionally, our proprietary technology, EchoShip, is an innovative self-service web portal that offers access to our entire network of LTL capacity and enables you to quote, book, ship, track, and manage invoices, all in one place.

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Temperature-Controlled LTL

Echo’s acquisition of Roadtex provides access to temperature-controlled LTL solutions year-round. Our increased temperature-controlled capacity means you have the flexibility and exclusivity you need, and our temperature-controlling technology ensures your freight stays in optimal condition throughout the shipment process.

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Partial Truckload (PTL)

Pay only for the space you need with Echo's flexible partial shipment option. If your freight is too big for an LTL shipment but too small for a full truckload shipment, then partial truckload is the right transportation option for you. With one of the industry's largest partial truckload sourcing teams dedicated to finding unique capacity, we are a preferred provider for partial truckload shipping with access to over 7,500 partial truckload carriers and consolidators.

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If you ship freight long distances and are looking for cost savings for your transportation, intermodal shipping is a great option to meet your needs. Our vast transportation network includes longstanding contracts with the largest rail carriers and drayage partners across North America, giving you access to capacity and the best rates. Not only does shipping intermodal provide bottom-line savings by reducing fuel spending, moving freight by rail reduces CO2 emissions compared to truckload.

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International Air & Ocean

We are your partner in navigating a complex international market. Leverage our extensive international air & freight partnerships, international shipping expertise, and custom-tailored shipping solutions to get your shipment from origin to destination, no matter the distance.  

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Small Parcel

Our small parcel experts are here to optimize your small parcel shipping. We uncover opportunities to increase your shipping value by analyzing your activity with the help of our proprietary technology. Our customized technology solutions can be seamlessly integrated into your system for increased visibility of your shipments.

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We offer the custom solution you need no matter the shape, size, or destination of your freight. With expedited shipping, volume, retail store rollout, heavy haul/over dimensional, last mile, and more, we have the right solution to move whatever items you need to ship wherever they need to go.

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Echo’s acquisition of Roadtex extends your supply chain management by bringing you year-round warehousing storage. With 32 FDA-registered temperature-controlled facilities in strategic locations nationwide, we have the capacity to handle all your business needs. Our web-based WMS provides real-time inventory updates and allows you to manage your product efficiently.

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Managed Transportation

A dedicated team of logistics experts committed to you. Our Managed Transportation service is fully customizable to meet the unique needs of your business and help you maximize your operational efficiency. Leverage our transportation experts and our robust TMS technology to achieve cost savings and identify areas of development. Our scale and flexibility ensure consistent, quality service, and our logistics experts provide proactive, solution-driven communication.

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