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May 09, 2017

Estes Honored with Echo Global Logistics’ 2016 National LTL Carrier of the Year Award

RICHMOND, VA—Chicago-based Echo Global Logistics has named Estes its National LTL Carrier of the Year for 2016.

This is an organizational award that goes to the less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier that best measures up to the company’s quality standards, according to Mark Redini, Vice President of Pricing at Echo.

“This award reflects how much the Echo team nationwide enjoys doing business with Estes,” Redini said. “Their service and communication make them a trusted carrier partner, and we are proud to recognize Estes as National LTL Carrier of the Year.”

“We are honored to receive this recognition from Echo,” said Estes President and CEO Rob Estes. “The Estes team and I greatly appreciate our business relationship with Echo, and we will strive to continue delivering the high caliber of service that customers have come to expect from us.”

About Estes

Headquartered in Virginia, Estes is a leading, full-service freight transportation provider offering a complete range of shipping solutions including LTL, time critical, volume & truckload, global and custom solutions. Founded in 1931 by W.W. Estes and still family-owned, Estes is the largest privately held LTL carrier in the nation. Estes is now one of the most respected total-solutions providers in the industry, with more than 200 U.S. terminals and a global service footprint.

About Echo Global Logistics

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. For more information on Echo Global Logistics, visit: