Truck Platooning Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 60.96% from 2021 to 2030

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The truck platooning market is projected to grow to USD 2,728.7 million by 2030 from USD 37.6 million in 2021, at a CAGR of 60.96% during the forecast period. Reduction in operating cost, driver shortage, and developments in V2X technologies are the key factors driving the market for truck platooning. Additionally, the growing environmental concerns, efforts to increase fuel efficiency, stringent government regulations for emission, and increasing concerns of traffic congestion have accelerated the growth of the truck platooning market.

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Cloud Technology: A Game Changer in the Logistics Sector

Article | July 18, 2022

The logistics sector is experiencing a significant technological shift similar to that of all other industries due to the growing need for remote work solutions. Social networking, the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud-based logistics, and other technological advancements are reshaping the logistics industry and moving it in a new direction. Additionally, the supply chain and logistics as a whole are greatly influenced by factors like transportation and digital transformation. Modern digital technology is fundamentally altering how various sectors function. Increased connectivity amongst the people has also increased the needs of customers, created new purchasing habits, and gave birth to an entirely new industry as a whole, e-commerce. The Shift Towards the Could Technology Over the past few years, the transportation and logistics industry has witnessed a shift towards digitization as more and more people have access to the internet and computer for day-to-day work. From online grocery stores to local delivery apps and even on-demand airport shuttle services, the adoption of cloud technologies has given a viable solution to customers and businesses at a lower cost than before. As a growing number of businesses reevaluate their use of innovative technologies, cloud computing is becoming an increasingly serious and practical choice. The cloud is of significant use in the world of freight transportation and logistics, as it stores crucial shipping information that can be accessed at any time via transportation management systems from anywhere. The technology is emerging as a game changer for the businesses operating in the logistics industry. Here is a list of benefits cloud technologies offer: Logistical space planning Real-time package updates Leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) Vehicle health monitoring E-ticketing management Final Thought Cloud-based solutions have enormous potential to improve operational and financial efficiency in the transportation and logistics industry. Some facets of cloud-based solutions also have the ability to transform the overall shipping experience altogether. Assessing the merits of this technology, a large number of leading businesses are incorporating it for applications such as fleet-specific planning, shipment optimization, faster delivery, and others. In the coming years, cloud-based solutions are likely to become very popular in the supply chain industry as they keep getting better.

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Autonomous Robots: The Future of Warehousing & Logistics

Article | July 14, 2022

Autonomous robots have transitioned from a futuristic system that only a few enterprises could afford to a sustainable, well-established solution in a wide assortment of warehouse automation projects in recent years. With the flourishing transportation and logistics industry and increasing e-commerce penetration worldwide, innovative technologies are revealing promising opportunities throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Automation: Driving Value in the Supply Chain Historically, autonomous robots have been used to perform tedious and repetitive tasks, necessitating sophisticated programming for setup and incorporation while lacking the dexterity to easily adjust operations. As autonomous robots become more intelligent, their setup times decrease, they need less monitoring, and they are able to work alongside their human counterparts. The benefits for the future supply chain are increasing as autonomous robots become more capable of working day and night with more consistent levels of productivity and quality and performing tasks that individuals should not, cannot, or do not want to do. Autonomous robots drive advancements and add value to the supply chain, primarily by increasing revenue potential and lowering direct and indirect operating costs. Autonomous robots, in particular, can assist: Boost efficiency and productivity. Lower risk, error frequency, and rework rates. Enhance employee safety in high-risk workplaces. Handle low-value, routine tasks so people can work together on strategic projects that can't be done by machines. Raise revenue by optimizing order fulfillment rates, and delivery speed, and, ultimately, increasing customer satisfaction. Sneak Peek into the Future of Autonomous Robot Autonomous robots are expected to witness strong growth in the coming years. These robots will become more common in the future supply chain as technology advances, allowing them to operate with more human-like abilities. Improvements in haptic sensors, for example, will enable these robots to grasp objects varying from multi-surfaced metal assembly parts to fragile eggshells without requiring changes to robotic components or programming. This will encourage companies operating in the industry to increase their research and development activities and introduce innovative and advanced supply chain technologies.

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Complexities Triggering Technological Advancement in Transport & Logistics

Article | June 29, 2022

Over the past decade, transportation and logistics have witnessed an immense transformation, from using automotive vehicles to drones and paper tags to advanced geotags. Also, the introduction of novel technologies and incorporation of innovative solutions such as artificial intelligence and blockchain has further reshaped the sector. How is Rising Complexity Triggering the Adoption of Novel Technologies? Today's supply chain is, in a word, complex. It has so many complexities, from ever-rising consumer expectations and disruptive events to globalized sourcing and omnichannel demand, that it is now being compared to a modern-day Gordian knot. With complexity comes ambiguity, particularly in the transportation and logistics industry. For instance, importers are expected to find cost-effective and efficient ways to transport goods from manufacturing facilities, which are frequently located halfway around the world, to distribution centers and then, ultimately, into the hands of consumers. In addition, e-commerce has further added to the complexity by introducing new channels into the jumble along with the introduction of same-day or next-day delivery standards with higher transparency and tracking features by leading players such as eBay, Walmart, and Amazon Here are a few prominent technologies assisting logistics companies to counter these complexities. Data Analytics Big data analytics aids in the more accurate and efficient planning of operational processes, services, and strategies, allowing businesses to align with emerging consumer needs. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning AI and Machine Learning have become the most sought-after tech in the transportation food chain. It assists businesses in enhancing operational functionality, boosting productivity and speed, designing optimal transit networks and routes, and improving safety through predictive risk calculation and elimination. The Internet of Things (IoT) With the rising need for transparency and tracking of shipped goods, IoT is garnering immense popularity across the transportation and logistics sector. It enables businesses to monitor and track their goods in real-time with the help of geo-tagging, RFID tags, and GPS, resulting in fewer delays in deliveries.

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Predicting the Future of the Logistics Industry

Article | July 8, 2022

Introduction From warehouse robots to delivery drones, the supply chain is experiencing a tremendous upheaval. AI promises a totally autonomous and self-organized future supply chain. A fleet of vehicles utilizing a swarm algorithm can enhance cargo yard throughput; a trusted peer-to-peer ledger on blockchain architecture could change compliance in the sector; and wearables, mobile robotics, and machine learning technologies could speed up order fulfilment. IOT e-brokerage solutions can link shops to couriers and transporters with a click. Tomorrow's supply chain will be leaner, quicker, and self-organized. A few innovative technologies will fuel this unparalleled rate of change over the next 15 years. Here are the major technologies that are shaping the future of the logistics industry. Logistics Technologies for the Future Shipment Tracking Systems Previously, customers ordered shipments, had an anticipated arrival date, and then were kept in the dark until they chose to call. Customers can now access shipping and tracking systems around-the-clock due to developments in the internet and software. This not only enhances the customer experience (cx), but it also saves the business time and money. Internet of Things (IoT) The IoT reduces costs and delays by minimizing hazards in the supply chain. Cabs, cargo ships, trains, etc., have sensors that link to an alarm system or dispatcher. These sensors analyze and communicate information to the crew, who learns about hidden threats. IoT isn't a new technology, but it continues to influence logistics by improving in-transit visibility and delivery. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) RFID technology has been used for a few years to monitor inventories labor-efficiently. A product tag or sensor produces radio waves. The company processes the data. RFID tags are similar to barcodes, but their faster information transport and data processing appeal to companies and the direction of technology. Many organizations use RFID tags to track containers in warehouses. Enhanced GPS Accuracy Almost everyone utilizes GPS on their vehicles or smartphones. These devices' accuracy has improved over time, assisting lost drivers and enhancing the supply chain. By monitoring truck locations and boosting hauls with current traffic data, GPS increases efficiency and customer satisfaction. Closing Lines Unprecedented times have produced unprecedented transformations that will last for generations. Changing demographics, technology improvements, and COVID-19 impacts are altering global supply networks. We must understand the driving factors and act on what we learn to adapt and rise to the situation. For the sake of our current workforce and future generations.

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FedEx and Aurora Expand Autonomous Commercial Linehaul Trucking Pilot in Texas Ahead of Schedule

Aurora Innovation, Inc. | May 19, 2022

Aurora Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUR) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced the expansion of their pilot program to autonomously move FedEx shipments on an additional commercial lane in Texas. In March 2022, Aurora's next-generation autonomous trucks – based on the new Peterbilt 579 – began to transport FedEx shipments between Aurora’s new terminals in Fort Worth and El Paso. Aurora is making the 600-mile trip on a weekly basis with safety drivers on board and expects to increase the frequency of trips in the coming months. Aurora continues to move shipments for FedEx between Aurora’s South Dallas terminal and its new Houston terminal on a daily basis. Progress and momentum: FedEx and Aurora pilot snapshot Since the commercial pilot began in September 2021, Aurora’s deliveries of FedEx shipments between Dallas and Houston have been 100% on time. With each trip, the Aurora Driver (Aurora’s self-driving technology product) is providing thousands of FedEx customers with packages that were autonomously transported. Aurora moves trailers for FedEx during various weather conditions and all hours of the day and night, optimizing fleet utilization. Aurora completed daily hauls during the 2021 peak Holiday season, the busiest time of year for FedEx. To date, the companies have completed 60,000 miles with zero safety incidents. Aurora’s performance throughout this pilot demonstrates the value proposition autonomous trucking offers for transportation and logistics providers as the company works toward the commercial launch of its autonomous trucks. In light of the headwinds facing the logistics industry – ranging from increasing demand for the quick transportation of shipments to a challenging labor market – the Aurora Driver, when integrated into existing linehaul operations, has potential to provide a reliable, efficient linehaul solution to help address such industry concerns. Innovation is in our DNA – our culture drives us to think radically and differently, finding new ways to use technology to enhance safety, improve our operations, empower our team members and help our customers succeed,” said Rebecca Yeung, Corporate Vice President, Operations Science & Advanced Technology, FedEx Corporation. Aurora has been a like-minded collaborator, helping us learn from and grow our autonomous trucking solutions. We look forward to our continued work together as we test further integration of autonomous technology into our operations to build a collaborative, robust network of solutions to respond to growing customer demand. “Some time ago, I was asked why the general public should care about autonomous trucking. This is why. In six months of working with FedEx, we’ve safely, reliably, and efficiently transported packages for tens of thousands of FedEx customers, This lane expansion came ahead of schedule and we’re delighted to continue building the future of trucking with one of the country’s biggest and most important transportation companies.” -Sterling Anderson, Aurora Co-founder and Chief Product Officer. FedEx Corporation’s Rebecca Yeung and Aurora’s Sterling Anderson will also be speaking about how autonomous trucks can transform logistics and the movement of goods later today at TechCrunch Mobility Summit. About Aurora Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly to make transportation safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before. The Aurora Driver is a self-driving system designed to operate multiple vehicle types, from freight-hauling semi-trucks to ride-hailing passenger vehicles, and underpins Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect, its driver-as-a-service products for trucking and ride-hailing. Aurora is partnered with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem, including Toyota, FedEx, Volvo Trucks, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, U.S. Xpress, Werner, and Covenant. To learn more, visit www.aurora.tech. About FedEx FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenue of $92 billion, the company offers integrated business solutions through operating companies competing collectively, operating collaboratively and innovating digitally under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its nearly 600,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040. To learn more, please visit about.fedex.com.

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Ryder Recognized by Inbound Logistics as Top 100 3PL Provider for Supply Chain Excellence

Ryder | August 20, 2021

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announces it is named by Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 3PL Provider for 2021 for demonstrating supply chain excellence. Each year, the publication’s editorial team selects the third-party logistics (3PL) providers that offer the most diverse operational capabilities coupled with the experience to meet customers’ evolving supply chain and logistics needs. “When a business disruption like no other challenged supply chains, it was 3PLs that stepped up,” says Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. “From ramping up e-commerce fulfillment strategies to finding capacity where none exists to managing global trade upheaval, leading 3PLs such as Ryder provided the needed solutions. In recognition of that effort, Inbound Logistics editors chose Ryder as a 2021 Top 100 3PL Provider.” The recognition underscores Ryder’s commitment to providing innovative solutions such as RyderShareTM , a one-of-a-kind, real-time visibility and collaborative logistics platform that enables all parties involved in moving goods through a supply chain to easily see potential problems, take pro-active action to course-correct, and find efficiency gains. Two other capabilities that have proven critical during the pandemic are Ryder’s e-commerce fulfillment solution, which includes food-grade compliant facilities, and the recently expanded Ryder Last Mile, a customizable, multi-tiered delivery solution for big-and-bulky goods—both of which deliver to at least 95% of U.S. consumers in two days or less. “Ryder has nearly 90 years of operational expertise, and given the pace and intensity of change in the industry, that kind of experience is paramount,” said Steve Sensing, president of supply chain solutions for Ryder. “Our customers are facing ever-escalating consumer demands, growing labor shortages, and an increasing need for automation and technology solutions. With our logistical know-how and industry reach, we’re helping to pave the way forward by forming strategic partnerships, piloting innovative technologies, and developing new customer-centric solutions that drive real business impact.” About Ryder Ryder System, Inc. is a leading logistics and transportation company. It provides supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, including full service leasing, rental, and maintenance, used vehicle sales, professional drivers, transportation services, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, and last mile delivery services, to some world’s most-recognized brands. Ryder provides services throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom. In addition, Ryder manages nearly 235,000 commercial vehicles and operates more than 300 warehouses encompassing approximately 64 million square feet. About Inbound Logistics Inbound Logistics, the demand-driven logistics magazine, is the leading multi-channel content provider targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. Inbound Logistics’ mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines.

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Echo Global Logistics Introduce EchoShip Rewards Program

Echo Global Logistics | May 20, 2021

Echo Global Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, reported today that EchoShip Rewards, a reward program that enables clients to receive rewards points when they book LTL and Truckload shipments through EchoShip, the company's proprietary shipping platform, has officially launched following a promising pilot that began in March. Customers who use EchoShip, an innovative, self-service online platform that consolidates and simplifies shipping by allowing customers to quote, book, ship, manage invoices, and track shipments in real-time, are eligible for EchoShip Rewards. EchoShip's easy, user-friendly interface focuses on automating routine workflows and speeds up shipping in a four-step process, allowing clients to focus on their core business. Shippers can gain points with EchoShip Rewards when they use the EchoShip web platform to book LTL and Truckload shipments. They can use their EchoShip Rewards points to buy products from a list of over 10,000 items, get discounts on future EchoShip orders, or donate to different causes if they hit certain levels. EchoShip transactional users are enrolled in the EchoShip Rewards scheme automatically. Members will be able to collect bonus points through special events during the year in addition to the points they earn when they book LTL and Truckload shipments from EchoShip. About Echo Global Logistics Echo Global Logistics, Inc. is a Fortune 1000 provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management. Echo, based in Chicago and with over 30 offices around the country, provides freight brokerage and Managed Transportation services for all major modes, including truckload, partial truckload, LTL, intermodal, and expedited. Echo uses a proprietary web-based technology platform to compile and analyze data from its network of over 50,000 transportation providers to support 35,000 clients from a variety of industries and make transportation management more efficient.

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FedEx and Aurora Expand Autonomous Commercial Linehaul Trucking Pilot in Texas Ahead of Schedule

Aurora Innovation, Inc. | May 19, 2022

Aurora Innovation, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUR) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced the expansion of their pilot program to autonomously move FedEx shipments on an additional commercial lane in Texas. In March 2022, Aurora's next-generation autonomous trucks – based on the new Peterbilt 579 – began to transport FedEx shipments between Aurora’s new terminals in Fort Worth and El Paso. Aurora is making the 600-mile trip on a weekly basis with safety drivers on board and expects to increase the frequency of trips in the coming months. Aurora continues to move shipments for FedEx between Aurora’s South Dallas terminal and its new Houston terminal on a daily basis. Progress and momentum: FedEx and Aurora pilot snapshot Since the commercial pilot began in September 2021, Aurora’s deliveries of FedEx shipments between Dallas and Houston have been 100% on time. With each trip, the Aurora Driver (Aurora’s self-driving technology product) is providing thousands of FedEx customers with packages that were autonomously transported. Aurora moves trailers for FedEx during various weather conditions and all hours of the day and night, optimizing fleet utilization. Aurora completed daily hauls during the 2021 peak Holiday season, the busiest time of year for FedEx. To date, the companies have completed 60,000 miles with zero safety incidents. Aurora’s performance throughout this pilot demonstrates the value proposition autonomous trucking offers for transportation and logistics providers as the company works toward the commercial launch of its autonomous trucks. In light of the headwinds facing the logistics industry – ranging from increasing demand for the quick transportation of shipments to a challenging labor market – the Aurora Driver, when integrated into existing linehaul operations, has potential to provide a reliable, efficient linehaul solution to help address such industry concerns. Innovation is in our DNA – our culture drives us to think radically and differently, finding new ways to use technology to enhance safety, improve our operations, empower our team members and help our customers succeed,” said Rebecca Yeung, Corporate Vice President, Operations Science & Advanced Technology, FedEx Corporation. Aurora has been a like-minded collaborator, helping us learn from and grow our autonomous trucking solutions. We look forward to our continued work together as we test further integration of autonomous technology into our operations to build a collaborative, robust network of solutions to respond to growing customer demand. “Some time ago, I was asked why the general public should care about autonomous trucking. This is why. In six months of working with FedEx, we’ve safely, reliably, and efficiently transported packages for tens of thousands of FedEx customers, This lane expansion came ahead of schedule and we’re delighted to continue building the future of trucking with one of the country’s biggest and most important transportation companies.” -Sterling Anderson, Aurora Co-founder and Chief Product Officer. FedEx Corporation’s Rebecca Yeung and Aurora’s Sterling Anderson will also be speaking about how autonomous trucks can transform logistics and the movement of goods later today at TechCrunch Mobility Summit. About Aurora Aurora (Nasdaq: AUR) is delivering the benefits of self-driving technology safely, quickly, and broadly to make transportation safer, increasingly accessible, and more reliable and efficient than ever before. The Aurora Driver is a self-driving system designed to operate multiple vehicle types, from freight-hauling semi-trucks to ride-hailing passenger vehicles, and underpins Aurora Horizon and Aurora Connect, its driver-as-a-service products for trucking and ride-hailing. Aurora is partnered with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem, including Toyota, FedEx, Volvo Trucks, PACCAR, Uber, Uber Freight, U.S. Xpress, Werner, and Covenant. To learn more, visit www.aurora.tech. About FedEx FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenue of $92 billion, the company offers integrated business solutions through operating companies competing collectively, operating collaboratively and innovating digitally under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its nearly 600,000 team members to remain focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. FedEx is committed to connecting people and possibilities around the world responsibly and resourcefully, with a goal to achieve carbon-neutral operations by 2040. To learn more, please visit about.fedex.com.

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Ryder Recognized by Inbound Logistics as Top 100 3PL Provider for Supply Chain Excellence

Ryder | August 20, 2021

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announces it is named by Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 3PL Provider for 2021 for demonstrating supply chain excellence. Each year, the publication’s editorial team selects the third-party logistics (3PL) providers that offer the most diverse operational capabilities coupled with the experience to meet customers’ evolving supply chain and logistics needs. “When a business disruption like no other challenged supply chains, it was 3PLs that stepped up,” says Felecia Stratton, editor of Inbound Logistics. “From ramping up e-commerce fulfillment strategies to finding capacity where none exists to managing global trade upheaval, leading 3PLs such as Ryder provided the needed solutions. In recognition of that effort, Inbound Logistics editors chose Ryder as a 2021 Top 100 3PL Provider.” The recognition underscores Ryder’s commitment to providing innovative solutions such as RyderShareTM , a one-of-a-kind, real-time visibility and collaborative logistics platform that enables all parties involved in moving goods through a supply chain to easily see potential problems, take pro-active action to course-correct, and find efficiency gains. Two other capabilities that have proven critical during the pandemic are Ryder’s e-commerce fulfillment solution, which includes food-grade compliant facilities, and the recently expanded Ryder Last Mile, a customizable, multi-tiered delivery solution for big-and-bulky goods—both of which deliver to at least 95% of U.S. consumers in two days or less. “Ryder has nearly 90 years of operational expertise, and given the pace and intensity of change in the industry, that kind of experience is paramount,” said Steve Sensing, president of supply chain solutions for Ryder. “Our customers are facing ever-escalating consumer demands, growing labor shortages, and an increasing need for automation and technology solutions. With our logistical know-how and industry reach, we’re helping to pave the way forward by forming strategic partnerships, piloting innovative technologies, and developing new customer-centric solutions that drive real business impact.” About Ryder Ryder System, Inc. is a leading logistics and transportation company. It provides supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, including full service leasing, rental, and maintenance, used vehicle sales, professional drivers, transportation services, freight brokerage, warehousing and distribution, e-commerce fulfillment, and last mile delivery services, to some world’s most-recognized brands. Ryder provides services throughout the United States, Mexico, Canada, and the United Kingdom. In addition, Ryder manages nearly 235,000 commercial vehicles and operates more than 300 warehouses encompassing approximately 64 million square feet. About Inbound Logistics Inbound Logistics, the demand-driven logistics magazine, is the leading multi-channel content provider targeted toward business logistics and supply chain managers. Inbound Logistics’ mission is to help companies of all sizes better manage corporate resources by speeding and reducing inventory and supporting infrastructure, and better matching demand signals to supply lines.

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Echo Global Logistics Introduce EchoShip Rewards Program

Echo Global Logistics | May 20, 2021

Echo Global Logistics, Inc., a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, reported today that EchoShip Rewards, a reward program that enables clients to receive rewards points when they book LTL and Truckload shipments through EchoShip, the company's proprietary shipping platform, has officially launched following a promising pilot that began in March. Customers who use EchoShip, an innovative, self-service online platform that consolidates and simplifies shipping by allowing customers to quote, book, ship, manage invoices, and track shipments in real-time, are eligible for EchoShip Rewards. EchoShip's easy, user-friendly interface focuses on automating routine workflows and speeds up shipping in a four-step process, allowing clients to focus on their core business. Shippers can gain points with EchoShip Rewards when they use the EchoShip web platform to book LTL and Truckload shipments. They can use their EchoShip Rewards points to buy products from a list of over 10,000 items, get discounts on future EchoShip orders, or donate to different causes if they hit certain levels. EchoShip transactional users are enrolled in the EchoShip Rewards scheme automatically. Members will be able to collect bonus points through special events during the year in addition to the points they earn when they book LTL and Truckload shipments from EchoShip. About Echo Global Logistics Echo Global Logistics, Inc. is a Fortune 1000 provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management. Echo, based in Chicago and with over 30 offices around the country, provides freight brokerage and Managed Transportation services for all major modes, including truckload, partial truckload, LTL, intermodal, and expedited. Echo uses a proprietary web-based technology platform to compile and analyze data from its network of over 50,000 transportation providers to support 35,000 clients from a variety of industries and make transportation management more efficient.

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