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New Echo Global Logistics Mobile App Puts Supply Chain Visibility at Your Fingertips(July 20, 2011)
CHICAGO, July 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECHO), a leading provider of technology enabled transportation and supply chain management services, today announced the launch of EchoTrak Mobile, the company's first-ever free mobile app. EchoTrak Mobile allows supply chain managers to easily track and manage shipments with any Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch devices and Google's Android phone and tablet platforms.
"Echo continues to leverage the capabilities of today's technology to its clients, maintaining our reputation as a market leader in innovative solutions," said Douglas R. Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo Global Logistics. "Today's fast-paced logistics environment demands tools that enable superb agility and access to real-time information. EchoTrak Mobile puts supply chain visibility in the palm of your hand, allowing users to stay on top of shipments in transit, rate and save loads on demand and get quotes on upcoming freight for up-to-the-minute logistics planning without being tied to a desk."
EchoTrak users can securely login to their existing account through the app and access an expansive menu of options to keep the wheels in motion, even while away from the office. With EchoTrak Mobile, supply chain/logistics managers can:
Retrieve custom ratings on any domestic U.S. lane
Select from multiple carriers, rates and transit times to rate and save loads with detailed carrier rates and cost breakdown available for each carrier rated
Use various load boards to track in-transit, booked and delivered loads and setup custom watch lists for personalized tracking
Save quoted shipments for further editing and booking in EchoTrak once back at the office
To download EchoTrak Mobile, visit the Apple App Store or the Android Market and search "EchoTrak."
About Echo Global Logistics, Inc.
Chicago-based Echo Global Logistics is a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, delivered on a proprietary technology platform, serving the transportation and logistics needs of its clients. Echo's web-based technology platform compiles and analyzes data from its network of over 24,000 transportation providers to serve its clients' shipping and freight management needs. This year, Echo has procured transportation and provided logistics services for more than 22,700 clients across a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, consumer products and retail. For more information on Echo, visit: www.echo.com. Follow Echo on Twitter @echologistics.
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