Echo Global Logistics sounds like it might be the shell corporation for a James Bond villain's shady dealings, but the Chicago-based company actually up to something far more altruistic: It's a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services that's delivered on a proprietary technology platform. It serves over 24,000 transportation providers to help with their shipping and freight management needs. It's important stuff, sho nuff. To see where all the magic happens, take a gander over at the accompanying gallery here.
David Wolinsky is a freelance writer and a lifelong Chicagoan. In addition to currently serving as an interviewer-writer for Adult Swim, he's also a comedy-writing instructor for Second City. He was the Chicago city editor for The Onion A.V. Club where he provided in-depth daily coverage of this city's bustling arts/entertainment scene for half a decade. His first career aspirations were to be a game-show host.