July 26, 2013 10:15 AM, EDT

Echo Global Logistics’ Profit Rises

Echo Global Logistics said its second-quarter profit rose from a year ago, and its revenue improved.

Echo’s net income rose to $4.1 million, or 17 cents per share, from $3.4 million, or 17 cents, a year ago.

Net revenue climbed 14% to $39.7 million, the Chicago-based third-party logistics company said.

Echo said it had a 14.7% gain in shipment volume in the second quarter.