Echo Global Logistics acquires Xpress Solutions


Echo Global Logistics, a provider of technology enabled transportation and supply chain management services, has acquired all of the assets of Xpress Solutions, Inc., a transportation brokerage headquartered in Frankfort, Illinois, US. Immediately following the acquisition Xpress began doing business as Echo Global Logistics.

Founded in 1999, Xpress Solutions is a non-asset provider of both LTL and FTL solutions with a regional focus in the Midwest. Steve Rotondi, the founder of Xpress Solutions, will assume the title of Regional Vice President. All existing management and employees will remain with the company, becoming Echo staff.

“We are pleased to be the latest addition to the Echo organization,” stated Steve Rotondi. “We look forward to expanding our client service offering by utilizing Echo’s nation-wide LTL and FTL carrier network and Managed Transportation solutions.”

“Xpress Solutions has shown consistent and impressive growth and is an excellent strategic and cultural fit,” said Doug Waggoner, Chief Executive Officer of Echo. “Further, this acquisition provides us with a portfolio of small and middle market shippers who will benefit from the full range of technology-enabled transportation solutions we are able to provide.”

Xpress has grown revenue by approximately 20% in each of the last three years. It delivered approximately $13M of gross revenue in 2014.

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