updated 9/8/2010 5:45:25 AM ET 2010-09-08T09:45:25

CHICAGO, Sept. 7, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ECHO), a leading provider of technology enabled transportation and supply chain management services, today announced the hiring of Michael Mobley as Senior Vice President of Operations and Marty Sinicrope as Vice President of Station Sales.

Michael Mobley has been hired to oversee operational functions including account servicing and operations management, new customer implementation, sourcing and procurement and pre-sales solutions engineering. Mr. Mobley has more than 20 years of operations, supply chain management, and large-scale software implementation experience, having recently served as Vice President of Supply Chain for Omron Healthcare, Inc. Mr. Mobley holds a B.S in Engineering with a minor in Operations from the University of Illinois, and an M.B.A from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Marty Sinicrope has been hired to oversee the division of independent contractors known as stations that sell, market and operate Echo Global Logistics services. Mr. Sinicrope has more than 20 years of operations, pricing, procurement, sales and business development experience in the transportation industry, serving most recently as Senior Vice President of QW Express.

"We are pleased to welcome both Mike and Marty to Echo, as they bring extensive experience in their respective fields," said Douglas Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer. "These strategic hires demonstrate Echo's commitment to identifying and capitalizing on opportunities to grow its business and continue to provide new and existing clients with the highest level of service."

About Echo Global Logistics

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. Echo procures transportation and provides logistics services for more than 15,600 clients across a wide range of industries, such as manufacturing, construction, consumer products and retail. For more information on Echo, visit: www.echo.com.

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