Leading 3PL Provider to Bring Delicious Cold-Pressed Juices to Customers Across the United States
VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / June 13, 2023 / PlantX Life Inc. (CSE:VEGA)(Frankfurt:WNT0)(OTC PINK:PLTXF) (“PlantX” or the “Company”), the digital face of the plant-based community, operating a one-stop shop for plant-based products, today announced that its Little West cold-pressed juice brand has formed a multiyear distribution partnership with Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (“Echo”), a Chicago-based third-party logistics (3PL) firm and a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services, to deliver juices to retailers and restaurants across the United States. Echo focuses on streamlined transportation management driven by their expertise in logistics, and a proprietary technology that offers vendors like Little West scalability, efficiency and ease-of-use.
“PlantX continues to lay the foundation for our popular Little West brand to expand nationally,” said Lorne Rapkin, PlantX CEO. “Securing distribution with a highly respected national 3PL firm like Echo that has valued accounts coast to coast enables us to reach previously unaddressed markets where there are customers thirsty for our products. Echo has sophisticated capabilities that let us focus on what we do best – making delicious cold-pressed, farm-fresh juices. I’m confident that Echo is the right partner to support our national expansion.”
Wholly-owned subsidiary Little West, LLC (“Little West”) is a California-based cold-pressed juice company that offers a wide range of beverages and products that emphasize health and wellness with a focus on locally sourced, high-quality, and fresh ingredients. Little West is the realized vision of Cassandra Troy and Andrew Walker, who launched the business in 2013 with the aim of inspiring healthier lifestyles for all and making the world a greener place. Since being acquired by PlantX in 2021, Little West has added new products and consumer-friendly bundles, driving revenue growth through an increasing wholesale client base, and its ecommerce platform www.littlewest.com
About PlantX Life
As the digital face of the plant-based community, PlantX’s platform is a one-stop shop for plant-based products. With its fast-growing category verticals, PlantX offers customers across North America more than 5,000 plant-based products. PlantX also has other brands in the PlantX portfolio including a juice brand, a coffee company, a plant shop, and brick-and-mortar grocery stores. PlantX uses its digital platform to build a community of like-minded consumers and, most importantly, to provide education. PlantX’s digital presence eliminates entry barriers for anyone interested in living a plant-based lifestyle and thriving in a longer, healthier, and happier life.
About Echo Global Logistics
Echo Global Logistics, Inc. is a leading, Fortune 1000 provider of technology-enabled transportation and supply chain management services. Headquartered in Chicago with more than 30 offices around the country, Echo offers freight brokerage and Managed Transportation Solutions for all major modes, including truckload, partial truckload, LTL, intermodal, temperature-controlled shipping and warehousing, and warehouse services. Named one of Newsweek’s Most Trusted Companies in America, Echo leverages its proprietary web-based and mobile app technology, analyzing data from its network of more than 50,000 transportation providers to help its 35,000 clients simplify the critical tasks involved in transportation management.
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