Echo Global Logistics Launches Portal, App for Load Bidding

Transport Topics | April 22, 2019

Echo Global Logistics Launches Portal, App for Load Bidding
Echo Global Logistics Inc. launched a carrier-facing web portal and mobile app that displays Echo’s available loads for the company’s network to bid on.The new product is named EchoDrive and complements Echo’s self-service shipping platform, EchoShip, company officials said in a news release. Both platforms are built on EchoAccelerator, a proprietary architecture to support shipper, carrier and managed transportation systems, the Chicago-based company said in an April 17 statement.EchoDrive gives carriers the ability to book, manage and get paid for freight hauled for Echo. The platform’s load management tool and document upload capabilities streamline operations, helping with speed and efficiency, the company said. EchoDrive users also get access to search, view and bid on available freight, Echo officials said.

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