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Echo Global Logistics Reviews

Updated August 16, 2017
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Pros
  • I enjoy working at Echo it is a very Comfortable and Friendly work environment (in 47 reviews)

  • The Dallas branch exemplifies the "work hard play hard" mentality very well (in 17 reviews)

Cons
  • Long hours, micro manage, not a great life/work balance (in 26 reviews)

  • The commission structure is a rat race (in 21 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Sales"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Echo Global Logistics full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere for someone right out of college
    Perfect place to learn sales
    Can make a good living with hard work

    Cons

    Not a lot of upward mobility
    No continuing sales training

    Advice to Management

    Invest in continuous education for your sales people so they can continue to grow.


  2. "Carrier development rep"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Echo Global Logistics full-time

    Pros

    Great environment Great people you get to make your own opportunities.

    Cons

    Hours can be long times but the company does it's best to compensate it's employees.

    Advice to Management

    Accounting could be made easier.

  3. "Carrier Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Echo Global Logistics full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, good leadership, good starting place

    Cons

    have to work long hours to make money

    Advice to Management

    Continue keeping the atmosphere light

    Echo Global Logistics Response

    Jul 11, 2017 – Recruiting Coordinator

    Appreciate the review! Thanks for putting in the hard work, and you will see the results.


  4. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Echo Global Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The pay and benefits are good. Management is also nice.

    Cons

    Carrier sales and hours make it a little harder to enjoy the money.


  5. "Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Echo Global Logistics full-time

    Pros

    Very fun work culture to be a part of.

    Cons

    Company is so big at times you feel lost in the numbers.


  6. "Had a great company culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Echo Global Logistics full-time

    Pros

    Strong culture, fun, energetic, vibrant

    Cons

    When I was there the exec structure was a bit in flux

    Advice to Management

    Try and continue to hire outgoing and kind people.

    Echo Global Logistics Response

    May 4, 2017 – Recruiting Coordinator

    Thanks for the advice! Our recruiting team works hard each day to find hardworking individuals that would fit into Echo's company culture.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Solutions Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Client Solutions Executive in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Echo Global Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    lots of incentives, good opportunities, you have a lot of flexibility, good people great office space.

    Cons

    logistics industry can be tedious, long sales cycle, not easy to reach commissions

    Advice to Management

    help us reach commissions faster
    create more opportunities for advancement

  8. Helpful (4)

    "A company ahead of it's time"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Inside Sales in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Echo Global Logistics full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    -Everyone in Sr. Leadership is driven by 1 thing, Making Money

    Cons

    Good Sales Reps don't necessarily make good sales supervisors

    Advice to Management

    Stop baiting sales reps with Supervisor positions and let them sell.


  9. "Acount Exec. Review"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Echo Global Logistics full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good enviorment and pay and benefits

    Cons

    Freight is tough and is slow at times

    Advice to Management

    None


  10. "Great place to build a career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Echo Global Logistics full-time

    Pros

    Great people, soup to nuts experience building a book of business, opportunities to advance to management, unbelievable benefits and enrichment opportunities

    Cons

    C-level execs can be very detached, or chase a "shiny new object" resulting in groups feeling ignored

    Echo Global Logistics Response

    Apr 19, 2017 – Recruiting Coordinator

    Great review! We are always thrilled to hear that our employees are excited to grow their career at Echo. As our company continues to grow, we are working to make sure each department feels included... More


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